***Friends and family who are wanting these Ollie updates can look over to the right of this post and find a way to input your email to receive blog updates through email instead of social media or just happening upon the blog.*** Ollie’s second month has been a month of smiles. Everyone at our home has been smiling… Continue reading The Monthly Ollie: Volume 2
Monthly updates are pivotal when you have babies-why else would everyone ALWAYS refer to their child as “so many months old” or purchase those oh-so adorable monthly photo props? We will be no different. I will use Ollie’s monthly birthdays as a good excuse to take a very staged photo, put her in something adorable,… Continue reading The Monthly Ollie: Volume 1
It took me longer than it should have, but a few weeks ago I got back into my studio with plans for a new series. I’m not talking just one or two paintings-I have several already sketched out, and one already finished. What? Its only been a year and a half since I graduated? I… Continue reading Art Update
Obviously my “Hopeful Return” did not happen. I was a little embarrassed completely embarrasses when I received my end of the year blog stats from WordPress. While I love blogging, I have not felt the desire to blog. That changed a couple days ago, but in all honesty I contemplated just deleting the blog. Complete… Continue reading Is It Too Late for a New Year’s Type Post?
This reveal post definitely does not follow the natural progression of a tour of our new home, but I could not wait to show off my new workspace. It is one of my favorite spaces in the house and it is definitely my favorite studio space so far in my life. I chose the studio… Continue reading Cavin Home Reveal: Art Studio
Today was the last “official” day of spring break. I am extremely blessed to be working for a school district that gives its students and teachers a two week spring break. It has been quite nice. It seems like every time I have a break from school C.J. and I plan something major and time… Continue reading Spring Break Wrap-Up
The biggest change in the living room came from a single coat of paint. It is amazing how much difference a color change and a fresh paint job can make! Here is the before photo collage of the living room. Today I will be revealing the main living area. The library area and the… Continue reading Cavin Home Reveal: Living Room
It has been a while since I have posted regularly…and now I can finally let you all know what has been keeping me from the blog. We bought our first home! The process…took a lot of patience and much longer than anyone anticipated, but it was well worth it. C.J. and I are so incredibly… Continue reading Big News.
I have been waiting to post this update for many reasons, but I have decided…why not now? I have started a new job teaching art at two Oklahoma City elementary schools. I absolutely love my job. We have been in school for two weeks now and I am quickly figuring out the ropes. Due to… Continue reading Update 4
Earlier in the year we started to realize that unless one of us got a great job in Stillwater, there was not much left for us to do there. We would need to move. It became more and more clear that a move was needed after C.J. got a job working as a Legislative Assistant… Continue reading Update Part 3