Friday, August 01, 2014

project 12 // 07

project 12 was birthed by Amanda at The Lady Okie & this looked like too much fun not to join in! you take a picture of you & your spouse at the beginning of each month, then you post a short recap of your month. at the end of the year, you have these 12 posts to look back on & remember all the little things that happened throughout your year!

i love this idea so much because this is why i blog! i love looking back on my life & remembering the details. if you missed prior months, you can find them here: January | February | March | April | May | June

this was one of those months where we didn't do a whole lot, but we were busy all the time. because of that, we basically spent any free time we had catching up on sleep. we didn't even have a chance to do our passport to fun date this month, so we are going to double up in August! that picture up there is the only picture we have together during the entire month! & you'll notice we only had one real date this month, that tells me that we obviously need more white space in our lives!

July 18-20 / Isle of Palms - beach trip with my mom & sister

July 12 / dinner outside on our porch

July 10 / dinner/beach shopping with my mom & sister
July 12 / small group leader training

July 1-6 / in & out of the hospital with Thomas's grandpa
July 14 / we got Albus the bunny!
July 15 / visited my grandma in the hospital
July 30 / dinner with my parents & visited grandma in nursing home

Thomas - The Meaning of Marriage
Robyn - The Wholehearted Wife & James Potter

|favorite blog posts|
why i have tattoos
the wholehearted wife
what's in your bag?
a box turtle
a DIY engagement gift

how was your month?!


  1. ohh the bunny is so cute, I had a rabbit and he lived for 12 years... so rewarding, and they are smarter than most people think!!

    sounds like you had an eventful month too :D

  2. I love Albus. He's so cute! Busy months happen but hopefully you guys get into a less wild routine this month and can enjoy each other!!

  3. thank you friend! :)

    two grandparents in the hospital & being involved in a church plant leads to a busy month for sure! although life will always be busy, we are hoping for a little more down time in August :)

  4. thank you!!! :) we love him! yeah i was told they could live to be 10 years or so! and they are SO smart! ours is getting litter box trained & i just think that is amazing that a rabbit can use a litter box just like a cat! :)

  5. I love the family photo of all 3 of you! So cute! I hope August slows down a bit for you so y'all can enjoy some dates + quiet time. I also hope your family members that were in the hospital are doing better.

  6. I really like that picture! So cute. And I liked your tattoo post :) that was a good one.

  7. what a busy month! and i loooove this project 12 idea (that's why i blog, too!). adorable picture of you and your husband :)

  8. What a great idea! That's why I blog too- to be able to look back and remember. Love it :)

  9. This is the reason I have my blog - so many memories so go back and read on! So precious!

  10. i love these posts too :) and isn't the meaning of marriage wonderful? a friend sent it to me when i was engaged, and jon and i read through it together over dinner/brunch -- it was great <3 love love love that bunny/family photo :)

  11. I feel like summer months just fill up with things to do! Looking forward to both of your passport to fun posts

  12. thank you! :) we are loving having a bunny!!! they are both doing better! my grandma is in therapy to get movement back on her left side so we are praying that she will be able to operate her arm/leg again!

  13. thank you! :) we love having a bunny!!

  14. neat! you should definitely do it next year (or this year!) i have loved having a month recap & photo!

  15. thanks Amanda! you should join in on the project 12 fun! :)

  16. thanks Lucie! it is so fun to see/read about the little details that you forget!! :)

  17. so wonderful! i read it when we were engaged, just re-read it, & now he is reading it! :) thank you Jennifer! we love having a bunny around!

  18. it is crazy how quickly things fill up in the summer, you are right! thank you friend! :)

  19. I'm super behind on commenting so now I'm catching up =) I still love these monthly updates and I'm bound and determined to start them - especially when I'm in Asia!

    Your bunny <3 !!!!

  20. apparently i'm behind on seeing this comment! :) these monthly posts have helped me appreciate & remember the little things in life! they would be perfect for you to do while you're in Asia!! :)