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’s 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 watch it in HD and full screen ❤

Music Credit- Summertime by DJ Jazzy & the Fresh Prince

Quilt Addiction

Gypsy Wife by Jen Kingwell

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My Godson Nate fell in love with the girl of his dreams and I could not have been more thrilled! Of course I was going to make them a wedding quilt!… for my Godson…. and I became very nervous, it had to be some kind of amazing. Continue reading “Gypsy Wife by Jen Kingwell”

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!

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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… shutters. He called me and explained in depth the importance of adding them to our home because it would make it, As cute as a bug’s ear. I’m still unsure of where he got that line from and have yet to actually see a bug’s ear… but if it is really as adorable as our little house became, then he is completely right. Four years later, every time that I drove into our driveway, this is what came to mind. Continue reading “Cute as a Bug’s Ear… Flip #8-Chelsie & Ryan’s Renovation”

My Bucket List · My Inspirations ♥ · Photography

Costa Rica- through my eyes

Recently I traveled to beautiful Costa Rica- meaning “rich coast” in Spanish. A country in Central America, bordered by Nicaragua to the north, Panama to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, and the Caribbean Sea to the east. I’ve had this destination on my bucket list for photography and was so excited to get the opportunity to go.

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