looking for the photo friday link party?

are YOU looking for the photo friday link party?

look no farther, friends......
just hop over to it's new home:  the hollie rogue

you can link any photography-related post from this week.
see you there!


it's time to say goodbye (you can come with me though)

yes.....i'm saying goodbye.....

goodbye to milestones & memories.
it was great while it lasted,
but alas, the name was just
too boring,
too cliche',
and too obvious.
have no FEAR....
i'm now blogging over at my brand spankin' new address
the hollie rogue!

new web address, but
same content,
same series (milestone mondays & photo fridays),
and same ole' me.
i do have some new plans for the direction i want to take the blog
(and possibly an esty shop by the same name.....ooo....exciting!)

thanks for sticking with me through this transition period.  
if you were already a follower of M&M, i think you are automatically a follower of the hollie rogue.....but i'm not sure.  let me know if it is not showing up in your feed correctly.
also, if you were kind enough to have my button or a direct link to milestones & memories, i'd appreciate it if you would change the link when you get a chance. (http://thehollierogue.blogspot.com/)  thank you so so much!

now on to my fabulous top referring blog friends for the month of june:
1.  sarah @ cozy cottage cute
2.  michelle @ momma bird photography
3.  erin @ living in yellow
4.  michelle @ SAHM confessions
5.  sarah @ the thrifty decor chick

thank you all for supporting my blog and life's story.

see you at the new site!


milestone monday--move "home" to Indiana

~if you are new to milestones & memories, each (or i should say,) most mondays, i do a post that updates you on how we are doing at accomplishing our family goals/milestones.  here's a complete list if you are interested.  thanks for stopping by~

***milestone:  move "home" to Indiana
while there are no actual plans to move from our current home in the suburbs,
we did visit my family and the home i grew up in this past weekend.

 i have so many wonderful memories of growing up on a farm,
the smell of freshly cut hay,
cold mint tea (from the garden),
riding on the tractor,
being woke up by the sound of a horse's hooves on the back country road,
and hours and hours of exploring our 40 acres.

before i get too old (and forgetful),
i figured it would be a good idea to document some of my fondest childhood memories:

spinning on the tire swing

pulling weeds in mom's garden
(maybe that wasn't one of my fondest memories, but a memory nonetheless)

climbing trees
(and falling out of them---that's a story for another day)

 running around our big yards
(those are great until you are old enough to  mow them)

hayloft + 40 yr old ropes + a slab of wood = 
the most dangerous swing imaginable
(but lots of fun!)

looking for kittens and rocking them to sleep

 chasing, clipping, and showing sheep

climbing this huge rock

and just enjoying the quiet life of the country.

will we ever move back to Indiana?
i don't know....but it sure is fun to see our kids' faces when we pull into the farm.
they appreciate it's awesomeness even more because it is so different from our daily lives.
i am happy where my family is
and wherever God leads......there we'll be.

oh and who's going to be my 50th follower?  go ahead, you know you want to!....

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