Happy Friday 7/27/18 (+ Daphne’s First Birthday!)

Happy Friday! And a very happy first birthday to our baby girl, Daphne Garrett. Can you believe she’s already ONE?! Queue the tears for this sentimental mama…

Our Farmhouse // Daphne’s Bedroom // books // unicorn // rug (on sale!)

It’s hard to imagine what our family was like before this sweet and fierce girl arrived last July, two weeks after her due date. Daphne is curious and loving and strong and quite possibly the loudest of our loud crew (ha!). She holds her own against her big brothers yet has an easy smile and the sweetest, most infectious laugh. Best of all, Daphne loves her people fiercely. She rewards her inner circle with hugs and kisses and squeals of delight and the feeling is very, VERY mutual. I wish we could pause right here and watch her waddle around the Farmhouse for eternity. Pure heaven.

(You can catch up on Daphne’s home birth here and her bedroom makeover here.)

That two tooth smile…swoon! Well it’s Friday again so I’ve found lots of great links for you. Grab a cup of coffee and dig in!

Loved this 2-day makeover webisode by Studio McGee. Are videos like this the new millennial version of HGTV?

I’ve been eyeing the new Dyson cordless vacuum. You too? Ashely recently picked one up and shared a review here.

It turns out that sleep is just as important as your mother told you it was. And maybe even more so. After 5 years of baby-induced sleep deprivation, this article hit home.

 

We celebrated Daphne’s birthday last night with a casual, family dinner and almond cake with raspberry filling from this cookbook (don’t worry, the non-edible sweat pea flowers were removed before we dug in!). In our bent towards minimalism, we got Daphne just one small gift, her very own copy of Anne of Green Gables to read with her mama when she’s old enough (just as I did with my mama).

Try to pick a favorite of these whimsical kid bedrooms, I dare you!

Have a great weekend!

xoxo

-Cathy

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  1. Happy birthday, Daphne! I wonder if you would consider a post highlighting your favorite cookbooks? I’m very inspired by all of your beautiful cakes!

  2. It’s been a year already? Noooooooo!

  3. Happy Birthday, Daphne! When she’s taller, I’ll gift her my cordless vacuum. 😉

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