The snow that I so desperately wanted before the holidays came (albeit late) and went. Now, I am craving Spring. I need some green grass and morning dew in my life. Of course we can just pick up and move to the south. Having the flexibility to do so is so wonderful, but we’re just not ready. So I will continue to b-word about it until that time comes, lol.

Anywho, I took some photos before the snow melted and I wanted to share them with you :). Sidenote: I look back at photos from previous Winter’s and realize that Jayden always seems to be growing out of his coat. I just picked up a new one at Cookie’s for $15 and some change. Love it. Photos coming soon.

Oh and yes I redesigned my blog again. I couldn’t stand the aged brown paper texture with the hot pink everywhere any longer. Hot pink on black/dark grey’s much better.


Snow downpour.




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Keeping it real. Kids snot when it’s cold, so do we.

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Knock knees.




Up, up, weee!

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Hub shot.


Oh yea, I have new hair. Three magenta locs. They’ll be here for a while.

{More photos on Flickr…}

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Sheena Tatum

Hey, I'm Sheena! I married my jr. high sweetheart and together, we raise three tiny humans in NW Indiana. I'm an introverted free-spirit and serial dreamer obsessed with all things tropical and carefree. I love inspiring others to live wholly and find beauty in the mundane. I don't always get it right, but I'll keep trying anyway. :) Email: [email protected]

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  • Keonté January 30, 2012 at 11:09 AM

    Is it possible to make snow look HOT? You are working those magenta locks. Looks like Jayden had a blast. I can’t blame him. Playing in the snow is fun. We haven’t really had enough to enjoy for a long period of time. But, I won’t complain.

    Great shots…as always.

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  • traceykinohio January 29, 2012 at 9:16 AM

    How CUTE these pictures are. You son is growing by leaps & bounds. Re: the snow you “wished” for… ummm – cannot relate! LOL! I’m in Ohio and I would be pleased if I never saw another flake! Driving is so brutal when it snows & I’m not good at it. Thankfully, we haven’t had NEAR as much as I expected – fingers crossed. I’m ready for Spring – NOW. I love reading your blog – it always makes me feel happy inside. You’re so down to earth & cool – love the magenta locs and your hubby? He’s fine. :-)

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  • Rosey January 28, 2012 at 1:19 PM

    Great, Great, GREAT photos! You always put up good pics, but these are really, really nice shots! Thanks for the photo share. Snow is here today too, but I’m glad. We haven’t had a chance to build a snowman yet this year…so, we wanted another good snow to come. :)

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    • Sheena January 28, 2012 at 9:23 PM

      Thank you! It snowed a bit here through the night, nothing substantial though. Our last big snow would have been perfect for sledding, but it all melted the next day :(. Mother Nature for ya!

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  • Jenny January 28, 2012 at 1:16 PM

    I am jealous. I haven’t seen snow pretty much at all this year! =(

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    • Sheena January 28, 2012 at 9:28 PM

      Jenny, hope you get a flurry or two soon!

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  • Jazmyn January 27, 2012 at 6:24 PM

    I love the new blog design! These pictures are so cute! I wish it snowed here in Southern California even if it was just once. It’s been in the 80’s almost all January!!

    Love, Jazmyn♥

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    • Sheena January 27, 2012 at 7:23 PM

      Jazmyn, thank you! I’ve been looking all over for your blog, so glad you commented! Ahhh, you are so lucky. I envy you!

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