Scenes from December


Our December has been a whirlwind. Since I didn’t have time to blog about individual events, I thought it would be fun to do a photo rundown of our December before moving onto January. Here’s a little peak into what went on in December: Scenes from Dave and Mary Butler’s wedding… (sorry there aren’t any {Read More…}

Fa La La La Laaa


Merry Christmas… …from our family to yours! Love, Katie, John, and Baby H.  

A Day of Family Fun


Yesterday was a pretty low key day after our snowy run, but we did manage to see some family! We finally met this cutie… can’t believe she’s 14 months already! Celebrated John’s birthday… Ran errands while looking ridiculous… And went out to dinner with John’s cousin Adam + girlfriend Kirsty… so fun!! One more day {Read More…}

Heddleston Holiday


Disclaimer : I did not make up this post title — my husband did. If you recall we had a previously had a Heddleston Hillbilly Hootenanny… feel free to poke around here and here for more fun + why John refers to his family as HIllbilly’s sometimes (which they totally are not.)

Christmas in PA



Prior to celebrating Christmas and John’s birthday privately, we drove to my home in PA to celebrate with family.

A Happy Heddleston Christmas


Merry Christmas everyone!! Last night, John + I went to midnight mass together, snuggled, and woke up to Christmas morning! We’ve been trying to start our own traditions as a family and left my parents in PA around 4:30 Christmas eve to head home to Ohio for a Heddleston Christmas. We’ve enjoyed spending all day {Read More…}

Christmassy Quinoa


I thought I would enter a little contest through Kitchen Play this month + came up with a Christmassy Quinoa Salad! The sponsor for December’s contest is My Spice Sage + substitutions / creativity to deviate from the original suggested recipe was encouraged! Thanks! Christmassy Quinoa (yields 2-4 servings) Ingredients 2 cups cooked quinoa 1 {Read More…}