It’s The Little Things

Aisle to Aloha

Changing up this Friday a bit and linking up to Aisle To Aloha’s It’s The Little Things post~!  There’s just too many things that made me happy this week not to share!  🙂

1. Receiving this picture of me and my 2 year old nephew in my inbox (next time i’ll need to teach him to take the lens cap off 😉 ).  Thanks for taking this picture, Jenny!

2. Getting packages in the mail every day this week, some for myself, some for baby a la mode (wonder what my neighbors think).  Thanks Josiah’s Nest for these super stylish clothes!

3. Finding an antique shop in the town I just moved to.  🙂

4. Baby movements, flutters and kicks were the best part of my second trimester, now onto the third!  Eeeks!!

5. And lastly, I love picking winners for the giveaways on my blog, it’s so exciting to know that someone will be getting a free item or shop credit to a shop they adore!  Well, I don’t pick, but my “Pick Giveaway Winner” tool does.  Soooo… the winner of $30 credit to Sense ‘N Sensibility giveaway is Andi T. from Striving to Be a More Godly Woman!!  If that is you, please send me an email at sandyalamode(at)gmail(dot)com to claim your prize!!!

We have a busy weekend ahead of us and I’m super excited about it.  We have a birthday party and a baby shower to attend and a ton of DIY projects to work on (and hopefully complete)!  See you all on Monday! Don’t forget to enter the Maple Boutique giveaway!!

What little things made you happy this week?


  1. September 29, 2011 / 10:14 pm

    oh my goodness – look at your belly!!!! that is sooooo exciting – that’d make me happy to. and i am in LOVE with that first photo, sandy!!!!

  2. September 29, 2011 / 10:56 pm

    Love that first picture!! Kids and cameras!!

  3. September 29, 2011 / 11:02 pm

    What a great week!
    The first picture – how cute!
    I love getting things in the mail… and new baby stuff is so fun!
    Baby movements are the best!

  4. September 29, 2011 / 11:22 pm

    Oh my goodness, that picture of you and your nephew is priceless! There was one random week while my husband was on deployment that my grandmother sent me four packages, and I had done quite a bit of shopping from multiple shops. My mail man just had this face everytie he brought them up to the door. I felt really awkward! I love that onesie though!

  5. September 29, 2011 / 11:30 pm

    I love when little kids take pictures! :]
    and aw what a happy looking belly!

  6. September 29, 2011 / 11:59 pm

    Haha! I love that he kept the lens on. Just makes it that more adorable!

  7. September 30, 2011 / 4:11 am

    That first photo of you and your nephew put the biggest smile on my face – I love it when a photo is powerful enough to do that!

  8. September 30, 2011 / 4:34 am

    the first picture is so cute! 🙂

  9. September 30, 2011 / 8:02 am

    Aw your nephew is so cute!

  10. September 30, 2011 / 8:41 am

    Your belly is AMAZING!!!!! I love it. You’re so close, mama!

  11. September 30, 2011 / 8:51 am

    The picture of you and your nephew makes my heart giddy! I love it!!!!

  12. September 30, 2011 / 9:26 am

    That first photo is just adorable!!
    And I love the little clothes Moriah sent you!! How sweet!

  13. September 30, 2011 / 9:31 am

    loooove the pic of you and the lil man!!! ahhh so so so cute!

    where did you get that mustard dress?!?! I MUST HAVE IT!

  14. September 30, 2011 / 10:27 am

    Oh my goodness what an adorable photo of you and your nephew! And your belly is just gorgeous, so exciting!!

  15. September 30, 2011 / 12:37 pm

    I’m so jealous that you’re in your third trimester! haha ok, not really but that’s quite awesome. Your belly is soooooo cute. Love the photo of you and your nephew.

  16. September 30, 2011 / 12:57 pm

    The first picture is adorable!! And so is the picture of your baby bump 🙂 x

  17. September 30, 2011 / 3:35 pm

    Dropped over from Aisle to Aloha and I’ve gotta say it – Aww! What a sweet life!! The photo of you and your little boy is so cute!!!

    JB @

  18. October 1, 2011 / 8:21 am

    Oh sweet sweet sandy, reading your little things made me happy!! I really love each and every photo you shared here with us. Thanks so much for this sweet reminder of a beautiful sentiment to appreciate all the little things in our lives. Have a lovely merry happy weekend and love to you!

  19. October 1, 2011 / 1:23 pm

    Aww, that picture of you and your nephew, and the baby clothes are all adorable!! Have a great weekend Sandy!

  20. October 1, 2011 / 2:35 pm

    Happy 3rd trimester! Your belly button is totally still an innie! Lucky!! Mine has been on the verge of popping out since way early on. Haha.

  21. October 1, 2011 / 3:51 pm

    I think a lot of your list would make me happy too — except a big belly as I’m not pregnant! Definitely watching my kids run repeatedly through a puddle of water at the park made me smile this week — it was as if I took them to a water park.

  22. October 1, 2011 / 5:07 pm

    aw, that picture of your nephew is just too precious!! loving the baby things as well 🙂
    congrats to the winners!

  23. steph
    October 1, 2011 / 8:16 pm

    maybe one day evan will be your second shooter!!! 😉 super cute pic.

    and whoa baby a la mode is getting bigger!!

  24. October 1, 2011 / 10:52 pm

    I loved little baby flutters and getting gifts for baby in the mail when I was preggo. Congrats!

  25. October 2, 2011 / 11:22 am

    loveeee that photo of you & evan! you two are so cute together~ always! your belly looks so good! can’t wait to see all the awesome thrift stuff you find. =)

  26. October 2, 2011 / 1:29 pm

    Aw, that is too cute. I lol’d about the camera lens cap part. : ) Too adorabs! And that last photo.. beautiful. Hope you’re having a great weekend Sandy!

  27. October 2, 2011 / 3:53 pm

    I love the top photo so, so much!

  28. October 2, 2011 / 7:30 pm

    That photo is ADORABLE. Just think of all of the adorable photos you are going to have with you & your son! Eeeeeeeeee! 🙂 I am so excited for you, Sandy!

    And your belly!! Ahhhhhhhhhh! You are going to be a momma sooooooo sooooooooooooonnnnnnnnnnnnn!!!!!!!!! 🙂

  29. October 2, 2011 / 7:40 pm

    What a cute photo with your nephew! What has made me happy this week? Jacket weather! Hope you have a great week!

  30. October 2, 2011 / 8:25 pm

    I cannot get enough of that cute photo of you with your nephew…and that lovely growing belly of yours 😉 hope you had a fabulous fall weekend, my dear! xoxo {av}

  31. October 3, 2011 / 10:24 pm

    ohmygosh! you HAVE to blow up the first pic of you and your nephew an frame it! it’s SO cute 🙂

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