Fall 2017 in Pictures and Looking Toward 2018

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on December 20, 2017 in Anecdote, Family, Holidays, Pictures |

The hustle and bustle of the season is in full swing here at chateau Carroll. The boys have been making out their Christmas lists for Santa, we’ve been baking, and I’ve been fitting in a few words here and there on Elixir Saved. So that means it’s time for a picture post! But before we […]

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Summer 2017 in Pictures – All About Adjusting

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on August 25, 2017 in Anecdote, Family, Parenting, Travel |

It’s been a summer of adjusting to the new family dynamic, but we have managed to do some fun summer stuff as well. We had The Prince’s birthday party before baby was born and The Boy’s after…with custom decorated cakes of course. My birthday was just two days before The Gentleman was born. We managed […]

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Spring 2017 in Pictures

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on May 22, 2017 in Anecdote, Art, Cover Reveal, Family, Middle Grade, Nature, Parenting, Pictures, Pirate Island |

A quick bookish note first. Today I’m guest posting on the Middle Grade Minded blog¬†about the cover for PIRATE ISLAND. It’s a fun inside look at the process that went into creating it. Okay, now for the spring part. I’m inclined to say it’s been a weird spring, given that we had snow early on […]

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Fall 2016 in Pictures

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on November 14, 2016 in Family, NaNoWriMo, Nature, Pictures |

Fall started out very warm this year, really it felt like an extension of summer. One week we were playing at the beach in shorts and t-shirts, the next we were hiking with our jackets and winter hats on in the nearly barren woods on a blustery day. While I’m deep in NaNoWriMo mode, here […]

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Feast for the Senses at WaterFire Providence

Posted by Katie L. Carroll on October 12, 2016 in Anecdote, Art, Creativity, Food, Nature, Travel |

A few weekends ago, the hubby and I snuck off for a night away from the kiddos! We headed to WaterFire Providence. Basically WaterFire is a cultural event centered around specially made fire braziers (created by artist Barnaby Evans)¬†that float in the water. They are placed all along three rivers in downtown Providence and accompanied […]

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