{From the Archives} Montreat 2012 Trip

Montreat, North Carolina

It's that time of year again!  After taking a year off {to have a baby!}, Bets and Jay are off to the mountains of Montreat, NC again!  And, call me crazy...but I'm taking all three kids up to meet them...by myself.  So say a prayer, cross some … [Continue reading...]

13 Freezer Meals {with a free printable!}

13 Freezer Meals and the Complete Step-by-Step Guide to Making them in One Afternoon! Palmettos and Pigtails

Since having Lincoln back in May, we have been on the go...non-stop.  Between figuring out life as a family of five, summer camps and vacations, doctors appointments and work commitments, cooking dinner has not even been on my radar. Luckily, we … [Continue reading...]

Kuddles Baby Product Launch Party at Bi-Lo

#Kuddles Baby Product Line from Bi-Lo from Palmettos and Pigtails

Last week I was honored to be the co-host of the Kuddles Baby Product launch party at a local Bi-Lo Supersaver.  Bi-Lo is rolling out their own huge line of baby products, and I was thrilled to be on the front lines to tell everyone about them! So … [Continue reading...]

Fourth of July Recap

Fourth of July - Palmettos and Pigtails

The Fourth of July is one of our favorite holidays around here.  Not only are we a family of military vets and have tremendous pride for our country, but we also happen to live in a neighborhood that is big on celebrating! Thanks to the Target … [Continue reading...]

{Guest Post} DIY Painted Rug

Another Awesome Guest Post over at Palmettos and Pigtails!

Howdy, y’all! I’m Olivia from DIY Mother and I’m excited to be able to share one of my DIY projects with you, thanks to Shara being a bit busier lately! I’ve been wanting to take a stab at the painted rug trend that’s been happening for quite some … [Continue reading...]

Lincoln’s Newborn Photo Shoot

Lincoln's Newborn Photo Shoot from Rachel Weber Photography - Palmettos and Pigtails

I know, I know.  Lincoln is well over a month old.  And I'm just now getting his newborn photo shoot pictures to you. I'm so sorry...I'm still trying to figure out how to fit blogging into the 12 minutes a day I now have to myself.  I suppose when … [Continue reading...]

July 2014 Cleaning Calendar

July 2014 Cleaning Calendar - Palmettos and Pigtails

Happy July! What are your big plans for the 4th this year?  We will be celebrating with our neighbors and closest friends as we enjoy a neighborhood picnic, parade, games and fireworks! And cleaning.  I gave you the day off for the holiday!  Here's … [Continue reading...]

Family of Five

Newborn Shoot by Rachel Weber Photography - Palmettos and Pigtails

People keep asking me, "so how is it having three kids now?" I bought the kids' coordinating outfits from Red Pajamas on Etsy....aren't they adorable? And my answer is always, "Great!"  Don't get me wrong, I wouldn't trade it for the world … [Continue reading...]

Lincoln’s Birth Announcement

It's a Boy! Funny announcement card

Just wanted to officially "announce" our son, since I can't send each and every one of you a postcard birth announcement. Clever, huh?  Haha, just kidding!  I saw this on Pinterest and laughed out loud...both at the thought of my grandmother … [Continue reading...]

Bringing Lincoln Home {and a couple of reviews}

Carseat Tent from Gemini Red Creations and Tag Toy from Cute as a Button Etsy Shop - Palmettos and Pigtails

*I received the products mentioned in this blog post for free in exchange for a review on my blog.  As always, all opinions are 100% honest and my own! We brought baby Lincoln home on Saturday afternoon, May 17th, after spending 48 hours in the … [Continue reading...]