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And so it begins

by Emily Honsvick 4 comments


Jake is officially back in school! Only one more quarter until the big test that will determine if he can continue to get his PHD. I am so excited to see what happens. Either way it is going to be a grand adventure. I just can't wait to see where life is going to lead us. But for Jake's Spring break we had so much fun. He spoiled me with all the time I was able to spend with him. I of course to too many pictures of our week together. I just had to capture every moment hahah. So now I am spending tons of time going through photos and editing them. Starting tomorrow I am going to to talk your ear off with the adventures we went on, our Easter Holiday, a few yummy recipes I have discovered, and of course cute pictures of little Miss Emma. Until tomorrow here is a sneak peek of another mini photo shoot we did a few days ago. TickleFamily I just love my little family!

I’m cheating on my blog…

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Hey everyone today I am guest posting over at discovering Janae. Come and learn about the time I traveled to India.... well the time I pretended to travel to India :) Make sure to go and check it out. There is even a yummy recipe involved.

P.S Little Miss Emma may or may not be guest posting on here tomorrow. Be sure to check back!


Little Letters

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Dear Spring, how I am loving you. Fresh crisp air in the morning that gives me energy through the day. Perfect sunshine weather that is great for exploring the outdoors. Please don't leave anytime soon! Dear Finals, oh, how I am glad you are going to be done this week for my husbands sake. You really know how to stress a guy. You act all big and tough but he will get the best of you, he always dose. Dear Piano, can I just say how glad I am that I have you. I have missed spending time playing beautiful music. Now I can spend as much time as my daughter I want. You fit perfectly in our home and I hope to never leave you again. Dear Husband, having you home last night was the best thing ever. Especially since I got to see you play with Little Miss Emma. Cutest site ever. You two make me laugh, and help me get my exercise with chasing me around all over the house. I love you forever and back. Dear Sleep, Sometimes I wish that you would come around more often... but then I think of all the fun times with-out you. One day we will figure out where we stand. Dear Chocolate, I forgot to tell you that you are never safe at my house. Which is why you are almost gone and I might have gained back the wait that I just magically lost. All I can say is, Worth It! Love, Emily  

“Ordinary Moments”

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Life Love

     Right now I am just so thankful for all the little things that happen in my everyday life. It's the little moments that can be so easily taken for granted that make me the happiest.

"In life,

there are no Ordinary Moments.

Most of us never realize

the most significant

moments of our lives

when they're happening"

-Kathleen Magee

This quote says it all. There really are no ordinary moments. Each moment, every interaction, everything that we do will leave an impact. As for myself I try hard to see the significance of my ordinary moments.

Here are some "ordinary moments" that I have loved the past couple of day. I can already see how each of these moments have left a imprint on my life...

     Jake and I love to leave notes to each other on the huge white board that we have. Since we don't see each other super often because of his busy schedule, it is a great way for us to show the other that we are thinking of them. After having a couple of crazy days and hardly any sleep, I was in need of a pick me up. I think Jake saw that because he wrote me the sweetest note.

"Dear Emily,

            I hope you have an amazingacal day with Emma. I can't wait to see you sometime...sigh But, no matter how busy we are, we get forever together. I'm so thankful for that. I love you with all that I am, and that will always make life worth going through.



     This simple and cute message made my day. He even used the word amazingacal! If you know Jake, you know that he probably never said that word in his life until he married me. I must be rubbing off on him! I just love him so much and it's moments like this that make me realize just how lucky I am to be married to him.


     Emma creates so many "ordinary moments" in my life. As I like to say, I love her little loves. It just melts my heart when she reaches up and grabs my finger. Or when she crawls up me just to give me a hug and a kiss. Hearing her say the word Mama makes me just beam inside. And I can't help but laugh with happiness when she dances and tries to sing when I play the piano. It is seriously the funniest and cutest thing ever! I know that I say this a lot. But spending everyday with this little munchkin is the best thing ever. She is so special and I am going to try to treasure up all my "ordinary moments" with her. I know that time is going to go my too fast. But can I just say that I can't get enough of her little cheeks. They are just so kissable!


     One of my favorite "ordinary moments" just happened a little bit ago. I had just put Emma down for the night and was pigging out on some brownie batter dip and pretzels. All of a sudden I heard a a knock on my door. When I opened the door, to my surprise, I saw a little boy that I teach at church and his family. She shyly handed me a bouquet of flowers and thanked me for being for the best primary teacher. His parents told me that he decided and came up with the idea to give flowers to his two teachers. It was the sweetest thing ever. This particular little boy is three years old and is so much fun to have in my little sunbeam class. He is so stinking smart and is always saying things to make me laugh. I love coming home and telling Jake the newest hilarious thing that he said in class. To open my door to this little guy made my night.


     There are so many more "ordinary moments" that happen all the time. They can seem so insignificant at first, but it is these moments that I always look back on and talk about. Here are a few more "ordinary moments that I have had recently"

playing the piano again Making a little burlap banner (It just makes our place look so cute) Hugs that say everything Visiting family (So glad we live close to Jake's side of the family) dancing with Jake in the hallway spring weather A stranger saying hello playing chase with Emma Knowing that I have a forever with my little family


I could go on. Each day just has so much good in it. Sometimes we just have to look for it. I just love all the "ordinary moments" that occur everyday.

What "ordinary moments" have been happening in your life?

Farmers Market

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Davis Emma Life

Guess who got to go to the Farmers Market for the first time ever?!!!
Emma (and it was my first time really exploring one too)

We loved it. It was so fun to see all the different type of venders selling their goods. The flower and fruit stands were my favorite. They were so full of vibrant colors.

The Farmers Market even had Lamas. You know a place is cool if it has lamas.

There was also this girl clown that was hanging around giving out animal balloons. I may or may not have stalked her for a few minuets as I tried to get a picture of her...

As Emma and I were walking around we saw a couple of guys doing Tai Chi. I so wanted to join them! Ah the good ol' days of World Dance. Instead Emma and I headed over to listen to Medieval singers and a small Orchestra Band.

The whole Morning was a blast. I am so planning on taking my parents when they come out to visit in two months.

If you are ever in Davis, CA you should go. I think Emma and I are going to have to go back often.

By the way we got fresh eggs for the first time ever. I felt kinda cool... my husband laughed at me.

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