Saturday, October 25, 2014

31 Days: Letters To Mason: Day 25

Dear Mason, 

You started standing up some by yourself about 2.5 months ago and you have done it a little bit off and on since then but not for long periods of time. Your Dad and I started to wonder if you were going to stand by yourself more any time soon and then, when you might walk. 

We both have a feeling that one day, you are just going to stand up and start running! I can't wait to find out how it happens!

You are such a fast learner and I love watching you grow. 

Love you tons, 


Friday, October 24, 2014

Mason: Week 51 {Photos}

Day 351: Newest skill: Hiding Toys!

Day 352: My little football player

Day 353: Learning life skills: teeth brushing! 

Day 354: Music man! 

Day 355: Umm....

Day 356: Mesmerized by the puppet show

Day 357: His first birthday card from a sweet former patient of Mom's

31 Days: Letters To Mason: Day 24

Dear Mason, 

Now that the weather is cooling down, you are wearing footed PJ's and they are the cutest EVER!

You wore them for the first 4+ months of your life because it was so cold. I didn't think we would worry with them this winter but there are such cute ones and we got these for only $3 at The Children's Place! 

I'm glad you'll be cozy this fall and winter. 

Love you big, 

Thursday, October 23, 2014

31 Days: Letters To Mason: Day 23

Dear Mason, 

I hope you get the chance to be a big brother one day. Lately, I've been observing you with other children and you love other people. A little girl came up to you at the library the other day and you tried to hug and kiss her. You are so sweet and loving. And so far, you like the play with/near others. 

Your Dad and I hope that in the future, we get to call you the big brother. 

Love you big, 


Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Phillip Phillips In Concert {GIVEAWAY}

Hey Local Friends!!!! THIS POST IS FOR YOU!!!

I've been contacted again by the great folks at the Bon Secours Wellness Arena to giveaway some tickets to an upcoming concert for Phillip Phillips!!!

They were so gracious to offer me a set of tickets to attend as well  but we have family in town and will be unable to attend but I've got two other tickets for one of you to win!!

This concert is November 5th, 2014 at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, SC. Please be mindful of that date so that you only enter if you would be able to attend the concert.

I've been reading about his concerts and hear that they are SO Good! And of course, the Bon Secours Wellness Arena is such a nice venue for a concert. This would make a wonderful date night or fun out with a girlfriend!

I have initiated a Rafflecopter Giveaway so that all giveaway entries are electronically counted and a winner will be chosen at random. If you are unsure about how to enter using the rafflecopter link below, please let me know via e-mail ( Don't let it stop you from entering this awesome giveaway!!
You can sign into Rafflecopter with Facebook or with your e-mail. Either way, I should be able to contact you easily if you win. Best of Luck! 

I leave you with my fave Phillip Phillips song...

31 Days: Letters To Mason: Day 22

Dear Mason, 

You don't watch much in the way of shows. You like some shows on PBS Kids and you watch them every now and then. We recently found the ABC Mouse app and you love it. There are videos for each individual letter of the alphabet and you enjoy listening to them. I'm pretty sure you would listen all day long if I would let you do it. 

Your dad and I joke that you will definitely know your alphabet. HAHA!

Love you ABC Boy, 


Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Mason's Last First Holiday

Here's the deal: Matt and I don't even really like Halloween BUT it's Mason's last first holiday and it takes place on his birthday eve so I mean, it must be celebrated to some extent, right? 
You'll read more another day about a tradition Matt will be starting with Mason regarding Halloween but today I wanted to share some picture Matt snapped of Mason this weekend with Mason wearing his Trick or Treat shirt.
 This coming week, we will hopefully attend a Fall Festival at a local church and then find some other fun fall activities. 

31 Days: Letters To Mason: Day 21


You have been waving and saying "hi" and "bye" off and on for the last 6-8 weeks, I guess. But your newest "trick" is to wave, say "hi" and say "bye" to EVERYONE!! You love it and I tell you what: those little ladies at the grocery store, mall, and restaurants LOVE IT!!! You make so many people's days brighter. Mostly mine and your Dad's. 

Love you tons, 


Monday, October 20, 2014

Big Haircut for Mason!

Mason had his first haircut, well a trim really, a few months back. But since then, it has gotten a bit long  mostly around the collar in the back. Matt's co-worker, Mrs. Shelley, cut it for us again. He did such a good job staying still and she was such a sweet lady!

Here's BEFORE: 


I realize that you can't tell much about the after but here's the deal: We totally forgot to take the after pictures right after the haircut and then, we kept forgetting. And then...well, I still wanted to write a post about it so I'm using a picture where you can kinda tell he got a haircut. HA! She cut a bunch off of the back and around his ears. Love my handsome fella!

31 Days: Letters To Mason: Day 20

Dear Mason, 

I love that you are such a healthy (read: Big) baby but I'm gonna shoot straight with you. Those few days following when I got my flu shot in my left arm and my tDap in my Right arm were pretty horrendous as I attempted to lug you around. 

Love you anyway!