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

Ending the #LDSCONF Challenge

Another great Conference Challenge in the books! Thank you so much for joining me on this little journey. The past couple months have been so inspiring. I do these conference challenges for a number of different reasons. Sometimes I need extra help with my struggles, other times I need to become more dedicated to the… Continue Reading

A Pattern for Peace

Hello! We’ve only got one more week of the LDS Conference Challenge. How are you doing? Gosh, where do I start, it feels like I’ve been trying to write this post for a while now. But ya know, life happens. I’ve got a lot on my plate right now, with lots of changes I am… Continue Reading

Day Six Check-In

Hey folks! It’s day six of the #LDSconf Challenge. How are you doing? I got off to a rough start. The beginning of the week was pretty busy and hectic, but I plowed through my reading and I’m back on track. Today we’re reading The Holy Ghost by Elder Robert D. Hales. It’s a solid message with… Continue Reading

#LDSCONF Challenge

I’m doing another round of the LDS Conference Challenge and I am so pumped! The last time I did this challenge (read HERE, HERE, HERE, and HERE) I was able to breathe new life into my relationship with my Father in Heaven. I walked away with a renewed dedication to be more exact in my covenants, a stronger… 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

Bailey Stone

We welcomed our newest babe, Bailey Stone Detherage on April 29th! We love her so much! Bailey was a very active baby all throughout the pregnancy. At my 37 week appointment she was head down and we were prepping for delivery, but at my 38 week appointment she was flipped back to breech. So Brian… 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

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