Hello 29!

I turned 29 on Monday, and I’m really excited about it. I’ve been feeling the excitement rise over the past few weeks in anticipation to turn a year older – my last year in my twenties. There are a lot of things I want to change and try this year. Lots of things I want… Continue Reading

Boardman Tree Farm

We recently went on a family road trip to Oregon and made some fun memories together. While traveling along Interstate 84, we stopped at the Boardman Tree Farm. The Poplar trees will soon be cut down for good, making way for cows and potatoes, so we made sure to stop. The tree farm has been… Continue Reading

Guarding Your Hopes & Dreams

“When someone has the courage to share their hopes with us, we are given an important opportunity to practice compassion and connection.” -Brene’ Brown Do you ever guard your hopes and dreams from others and refrain from sharing, because of fear that your dream might not actually come true? You know the place… it’s that… Continue Reading

Postpartum Depression

Did you know that one in seven women experience postpartum depression? Postpartum depression is an ugly beast no one should ever have to fight on their own. I’m not talking about the “Baby Blues”. I’m talking about the deep dark stuff no one really wants to talk about. You know, those dark thoughts when you… Continue Reading

The Quilt

A few weeks ago I received the most darling quilt for Bailey. It was made by a woman I don’t even know. Her husband is a friend of Brian’s, but I haven’t had the pleasure of meeting her yet. She made this quilt with her own hands… selecting the fabric, cutting the fabric into tiny… Continue Reading

37 weeks!

I’m 37 weeks pregnant today, hooray! Only 3 more weeks to go, what a relief! This body of mine is taking a beating. But let’s talk about the positive shall we? Like how I walked a mile at the park yesterday, a FREAKING MILE! Can I just tell you how crazy that is for me.… Continue Reading


I stopped at Ivie Juice bar for a lunch time smoothie ^ Have you tried their “greenie” smoothie? better yet, have you made it into a bowl? If not, what are you waiting for?! They’re so good! Run, don’t walk to Ivie Juice Bar! I listened to Jess Lively’s podcast about Joy, so I’ve been thinking… Continue Reading

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year everyone! I hope you all had a great night ringing in the new year and reflecting back on 2015. I can’t help but get emotional thinking about saying goodbye to 2015. It was such a good year. It was our first year in our house, and it’s been so much fun creating… Continue Reading

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