being sarah, faith, the shaver crew, tribe shaver

highlights of summer 2016

Summer in Alabama is H.O.T! and humid. It’s a wonderful season full of activities but it also can be overwhelmingly exhausting with the heat. Even though we can tell Fall is approaching (which I am so beyond excited about!), it’s still humid here and you’re best to wear layers.

Similarly to what I did last year, I thought it would be fun to reflect on this past summer and share some of the highlights –

{disclosure:: to me, summer is June – August, so that’s the time-frame I’m working with.}


I started out the summer being 16 weeks pregnant ::

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I felt the baby kick for the very first time ::


We celebrated living in Alabama for one full year ::


We celebrated our 2 year wedding anniversary ::



We found out the gender of our baby ::


We went on multiple outings with the tribe ~ Swan Covered Bridge & Turkey Creek ::



I got to serve at Church of the Highlands Summer Blast (their VBS) ::


Aaron and I got to participate in Church of the Highlands Serve Day ::


I saw a snake – in it’s natural habitat ::


Went on a hike a couple times with a friend and her girls ::


Aaron and I got accepted into Highlands College (one of the reasons we moved to Alabama in the first place) ::


I participated in Church of the Highlands 21 Days of Prayer ::


I celebrated my 1 year anniversary of blogging ::


We had Highlands College orientation ::



I ended the summer being 28 weeks pregnant ::


We had our very first day of school (at Highlands College) ::



Although the heat always throws me for a loop, I was excited for this summer because we were settled from our move here, and I felt like we’d be more likely to do things throughout the 3 months differently then we were last year. Sure enough, I’d say we did a lot more and I loved every minute of it.

Now, bring on Autumn – the colder weather, my favorite clothes, pumpkins, holidays, oh – and our baby girl 😉

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