Bluegrass Princesses



​                  Family ice skating in Triangle Park.

What is it about Thanksgiving that makes it so special? Turkey, dressing, pumpkin pie, football, family, togetherness, peace… what’s not to like? My favorite part is the moment before the meal when we say grace. When our plates are before us, everyone anticipating the carefully prepared food, the happy faces of those that we hold dear all looking at one another. Just… that moment. No longer than a breath, but so very precious. 

That moment is like Thanksgiving itself. The day. The special time that we take out of our busy schedules to just be together. That’s the true gift of the day. The impending holiday season will be coming like a freight train before we scrape the last of the gravy from our plates, but at this moment there is peace and togetherness and just… thanks.

In church last week the pastor threw out a phrase I hadn’t heard before. “Thanks-living...”

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Check out a mysterious Encyclopedia Brown-inspired 8th birthday party : create.

Follow our adventures in creativity here.


Unique gift ideas for the holidays READ letters and more :here.

Dr. Seuss Party with Thing 1 and Thing 2, the fish and the Cat! :   creativity.

Hand painted ornaments : Inspire.

Welcome to the kingdom of the Bluegrass Princesses.

 I am Julie Napier, mommy to four gorgeous princesses, wife to their hot daddy; a runner, a writer, an artist, a baker, and enjoyer of life. Follow our adventures in creativity in the Bluegrass!

This Magic Moment

"May you never be too old to search the skies on Christmas Eve."