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Hello Monday

Hello Monday.
Joining Lisa Leonard this week for her “Hello Monday” series.

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 Hello to the beginning and end of Spring Break (two whole weeks long, might I add).
Hello to trips to the farm, slip and slide adventures and lots of walks to the park.

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Hello to waiting in line patiently for the pony rides–and hello to the very first time we weren’t scared to death to ride them.

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Hello to pure JOY! And hello to a happy momma’s full heart.

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 Hello to little boy tooshies and cowlicks.

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 And to those same little tooshies picking strawberries.

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 Hello to a best friend willing to carry your strawberries for you (because you’re a bossy-pants).

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 Hello to eating more berries than we put in our tub.

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 Hello to the great outdoors.

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 And to the simple yet grand beauties of this world.

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 Hello to homegrown produce.

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 Hello to my favorite little squishies.

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Hello to the treasure I’m most sad I couldn’t haul back from Craft Weekend.
I had just the spot for it too.

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Hello to a much needed movie date night. We saw Admission–cute, not what I expected though.

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Hello to painting in the backyard and refusing to wear a smock.

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Hello to the jean jacket I plan on wearing all Summer long (from H&M).

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Hello to baby duck hair.
And grown out roots.
Oh and sideburns, because the story this photo tells…is that I have sideburns.

And hello to my new “everyday” earrings from Annabelle & Louise Designs.
Use the code: LMM25 to get 25% OFF your entire order.
And get “buy one, get one free” on these earrings (they come in every color). Simply add your earrings to your cart and then include a note that says the color of the ones you want for free (be sure to mention LMM in the note to qualify). This offer good on as many earrings as you would like to order, while supplies last.

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Hello to this guy. My rock. My reason.

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Hello to the random cold front that allowed me to squeeze in one more fire before Spring really kicks in.

Goodbye Spring Break.
And welcome back to the real life routine (I’m actually looking quite forward to it).

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21 Comments

  • Reply
    Gloria @ Simply Gloria
    April 15, 2013 at 4:57 am

    Ashley, your hair has gotten so long! I love it! Hope you have a fabulous Monday, today!

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    Absolute Mommy
    April 15, 2013 at 5:00 am

    Love your hair! Hello to beautiful pictures of your family!
    Xoxo

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    Krystal Adele
    April 15, 2013 at 6:25 am

    The love in all the photos is perfect.

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    Shirley
    April 15, 2013 at 5:16 pm

    I think you have the cutest boys (all three). You make a beautiful family and I so enjoy your blog. Keep it real…

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    emily
    April 15, 2013 at 5:44 pm

    Love your blog! where is Weston’s state shirt from? it’s adorable! Thanks 🙂

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    Jennifer
    April 15, 2013 at 6:37 pm

    I noticed your pretty hair on Meg’s site too-it was actually what made me recognize you. Glad you had fun! Love the pictures of the boys as usual.

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    Trisha
    April 15, 2013 at 6:46 pm

    I enjoy your posts and I love the photos! I have a question…where did you get the basket featured in the photo of your fireplace? What a great idea! I always have a ton of throw blankets draped over the couch, which subsequently end up on the ground! Thx! Trisha

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    Nikki
    April 15, 2013 at 7:06 pm

    So cute! Quick question…where did you get the picture that’s hanging above your fireplace? That is such a cute idea!

    Thanks!

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    Stephanie
    April 15, 2013 at 8:02 pm

    Adorable post! Where is your Family sign above your fireplace from? Very cute!

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    Lisa
    April 15, 2013 at 9:13 pm

    I don’t comment much on the blogs I stalk but I just had to tell you how I love your blog! It makes me smile! Thank you! Much needed sunshine in my day!

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    Kristy
    April 15, 2013 at 11:02 pm

    Ashley, I am LOVING your mermaid style hair!!

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    brenda
    April 16, 2013 at 1:55 am

    I am thinking being the BIG BROTHER is really good for Wes. He looks so happy and open in all his pictures. What a happy together little family.

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    [email protected]
    April 16, 2013 at 4:19 am

    You and your family are so beautiful! I love u!

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    Joy
    April 16, 2013 at 4:49 pm

    Such cute pictures and an adorable family!!

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    Kassi @ Truly Lovely
    April 16, 2013 at 6:26 pm

    Yay for happy spring photos!!!

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    Teresa
    April 17, 2013 at 11:28 pm

    Love the pictures in the garden! Did you use any flash?

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    Nicole
    April 18, 2013 at 4:35 am

    L. O. V. E. your blog, you seem to have a perfect balance with family as well as doing things for yourself as well. I was wondering if you could share where that farm is located? It looks right up my 2 1/2 year old son’s alley. We live in the Los Angeles area and would love to visit if its in So Cal. Thank you in advance!

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    amanda
    April 19, 2013 at 6:39 pm

    Yeah for spring!! I love this Hello Mondays, and love your photos. I am obessed with photographing my family. But I want to be able to look back and see simple everyday shots of them. Time goes so fast. xo

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    Tara
    April 24, 2013 at 2:38 am

    You, are, GORGEOUS.
    Let’s talk about it.

    Gorgeous.
    Yep.

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    amber
    April 26, 2013 at 8:28 pm

    Where did you get the piece of art over your mantle? Love it… Move that little hart to Austin and I want it in my house!

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