Pumpkin Fairy

The pumpkin Fairy 2016

Hellooooo Fall! So excited for the crisp cold air, the gorgeous leaves and of course those beautiful pumpkins! Last Sunday I celebrated 4 years of my blog- Mama Carp & co!!. It’s pretty easy to remember the date and year since we launched it on my most favorite Mother in laws 90th birthday October 16th.… Continue reading The pumpkin Fairy 2016

Family Happenings

Summertime 2016

I’d have to say that I’ve had the best summer ever! Family and friends and so many good times were had, I am truly blessed! And although it GORGEOUS this fall time, I can’t help but look forward to next summer to do it all again! Here’s some of my favorite pictures- be sure to… Continue reading Summertime 2016

Quotes

Life after you lose a parent

Todays post is such a worthy read! This was written by a very dear friend and fellow graduate. Mike, thank you for letting me share this-something everyone needs to read. Losing a parent by Mike Schmaus “I don’t think there’s anything that can prepare you to lose a parent. It’s a larger blow in adulthood… Continue reading Life after you lose a parent

Quilt Addiction

My Dearest Shannon,

The following post is woven with love, words and pictures from a recent card and quilt sent to our beautiful Niece fighting an unexpected stage 4 cancer. This is Craig’s very first Niece and such an amazing doll! She and her wonderful husband Bill are National swing dance teachers and are loved and admired by… Continue reading My Dearest Shannon,

The Art of Flipping

Cute as a Bug’s Ear… Flip #8-Chelsie & Ryan’s Renovation

I am over the moon excited today to feature my Daughter Chelsie’s very first post here on Mama Carp! After the new siding and windows were installed we stood back and were thrilled to see the exterior transformation of a house that needed some love. Yet, my dad still wasn’t impressed. It was missing something…… Continue reading Cute as a Bug’s Ear… Flip #8-Chelsie & Ryan’s Renovation

Family Happenings

Four New Purrfect Babies!!!

This past Wednesday was a very big day in the Carpenter family! Allie and I went to the airport for a very special arrival, 4 baby Persians!!! Introducing my two new babies- Mercedes Josephine (Sadie Jo) Maxwell Vespurr (Max) And, Allie’s two new girls- Miss Gabanna (Gabby) And Lulu Chanel (Sweet Lu) Our family knew… Continue reading Four New Purrfect Babies!!!

Family Happenings

Words Of Encouragement

My Husband Craig sent this message to our Daughter Allie last August. She loved his message so much she shared it on Facebook and it received such a beautiful response. I included the response from our oldest Daughter Chelsie as well. I hope in light of the recent world news that his words can give… Continue reading Words Of Encouragement