12 Hours

12 Hours

August 28, 2013














Hour by Hour:

  • 8 – Peekaboo in bedsheets + a lazy start to a Saturday
  • 9 – Breakfast sandwiches + Gage offering the blessing
  • 10 – My hair is getting insanely long . . . time for a trim
  • 11 – He’s a little monkey. No really. Climbs everywhere in search of bananas.
  • 12 – Little fingers and tiny toes + a Sonic run for limeades
  • 1 – Sam’s club (the boys go solely for samples, Husby included)
  • 2 – First time to the cinema
  • 3 – Large bucket of popcorn and all
  • 4 – Late lunch/early dinner — served family style
  • 5 – Puzzles are his fave right now
  • 6 – A bubble bath, just because.
  • 7 – Early to bed for the boys + packing for Colorado
  • 8 – Dark chocolate over milk chocolate, hands down.



  • Reply Court Star @ StarSystemz August 28, 2013 at 12:43 pm

    So sweet I truly LOVE these posts! Love + Shine CourtStar

  • Reply Ashley at Sincerely Miss Ash August 28, 2013 at 12:45 pm

    It looks like you all had a great day!! Cute pictures!

    Sincerely Miss Ash

  • Reply Briseidy August 28, 2013 at 12:59 pm

    looks like a perfect day to me!? how was the little one at the cinema? I have a 14 months old and don’t know if we are ready to take him…any advice?

    • Reply missy August 28, 2013 at 3:47 pm

      I took Beck out after 30 mins into the show (more or less once he was done snacking on the popcorn). My children don’t really care for TV so that’s why we waited until Gage was 3. He made it through the whole movie; but was definitely ready for it to be over.

  • Reply Heather L. August 28, 2013 at 2:04 pm

    I love when you post about your day in 12 hrs… It is quite sweet.

  • Reply Kim August 28, 2013 at 2:07 pm

    Your family is so sweet! You are truely blessed! Please tell us the polish colors on your nails and toes!

    • Reply missy August 28, 2013 at 3:50 pm

      Nais = Essie ‘mint candy apple’
      Toes = Gelish ‘passion’

  • Reply Ginny August 28, 2013 at 3:06 pm

    LOVE the bubble bath shot – and am dying for your toe nail color!

    • Reply missy August 28, 2013 at 3:51 pm

      Thanks, Ginny! It’s Gelish ‘Passion’

  • Reply lilly August 28, 2013 at 3:29 pm

    Looks like a fun day…all the food looks so good!!
    Are you still using “maui babe”lotion?
    Where are gages aqua sneeks from?
    What part of colorado did you visit?My brothers getting married in denver..I want to get my hair done there for the wedding but dont know of any good salons there…do u know of any?

    • Reply missy August 28, 2013 at 3:52 pm

      Haven’t used ‘maui babe’ lotion before… it’s just my natural tan from the beach/pool. gage’s shoes are from HM this past spring. I’m from Fort Collins and Ryan is from Highlands Ranch (suburb of Denver). I go to Stacey at Trio’s Salon in Fort Collins.

  • Reply Zeinab August 28, 2013 at 3:45 pm

    I really enjoy reading your posts and your boys style is to cute. I LOVE gage’s shoes, where are they from?!

    • Reply missy August 28, 2013 at 3:55 pm

      Thanks, so much friend! The shoes are HM (this past spring).

  • Reply pretty little things August 28, 2013 at 3:59 pm

    I love that top youre wearing — and can I come over for dinner? haha xo

  • Reply Lauren August 28, 2013 at 4:52 pm

    Love these! Was that a talenti gelato chocolate popsicle? I had one last night and had to restrain myself from going back for another 🙂

  • Reply Debbie August 28, 2013 at 5:56 pm

    Dinner looks good…Homemade or takeout? If homemade recipes please…

  • Reply Haley Kjar August 28, 2013 at 7:12 pm

    Those first two pictures stole my heart. 🙂 And the rest of the day looked grand! Simple, but grand, my kinda day. And I love this hour-by-hour post idea! xo

  • Reply Alison August 28, 2013 at 8:22 pm

    Love these! Thanks so much for sharing the everyday with everyone. Seeing and noticing the beauty of day-to-day moments makes them special. I love the boys’ little wooden breakfast boards complete with built-in fruit dish!

  • Reply Brigette August 28, 2013 at 8:25 pm

    You are so much fun! Those breakfast sandwiches look amazing! Do you heat them up? I’m always impressed by your posts!

  • Reply Ally August 29, 2013 at 1:08 am

    Just happened across your blog. This is such a cute idea, I love it! Pictures really do tell a story. 🙂

  • Reply Amanda August 29, 2013 at 3:38 am

    Would love to know where the wooden plates came from!

  • Reply Stephanie August 30, 2013 at 12:38 am

    i looove your 12 hours posts! also, in the movie picture i can really see your husband in gage!

  • Reply Steph August 30, 2013 at 2:58 am

    Oh my goodness. Little toe-sies at 11:00. Too too precious. I can’t even.

    Fabulous pictures 🙂

  • Reply Rin August 31, 2013 at 4:43 pm

    Awww, 10 am: so sweet & heartwarming!

    • Reply Rin September 1, 2013 at 3:52 pm

      Oh wait! 9am! hahah!! I guess heartwarming hair is a compliment? Ooops.

  • Reply Michelle Olander September 1, 2013 at 3:37 pm

    You guys should check out my families restaurant while you are in Fort Collins. It’s called restaurant 415. My husband and sister are the owners! I love your blog and your sweet boys. I have to admit I might be keeping my eye out for you…in a none creepy way

  • Reply Ashley September 2, 2013 at 1:36 am

    These are my favorite posts!

  • Reply Dee Dee Brown September 2, 2013 at 3:44 am

    Hi Missy! My name is Dee Dee and I absolutely love love love your blog! I am only nineteen but enjoy reading your blog everyday because I adore your style and your posts about family! You have the most beautiful family and can’t wait to see what you have coming up for fall! xoxo

  • Reply Cynthia September 3, 2013 at 2:06 pm

    Love the quality of your pictures..Iam in the process of getting a new camera, Can I ask you what kind of camera you use to take your gorgeous pictures with?

  • Reply Candice February 12, 2014 at 11:46 pm

    Where are the wooden plates from that you use?

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