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Our Morning Routine

Our Morning Routine

Although all our days are all looking the same, no two days are ever exactly the same. We have loose routines we follow most days, but how our days actually look depend so much on sleep, the weather, Mae’s attitude, and many, many other things. […]

Pregnancy Update: Baby #2

Pregnancy Update: Baby #2

Today I entered into the third trimester with baby number two! I thought I’d write a little pregnancy update and tell a bit of the story with this sweet baby we get to meet in a few more weeks. Getting pregnant/finding out I was only […]

Mae’s Big News

Mae’s Big News

You are my sunshine, My only sunshine. You make me happy When skies are gray Our little sunshine is getting promoted to big sister in August!

Adventures part two: Sam’s Big Race!

Adventures part two: Sam’s Big Race!

Last year for Christmas, Sam asked for his present to be the entry fee to a race. Not just any race, but the LongHaul100, a one-hundred-mile-race. Saturday morning, we woke up early and packed our bags for the day. I had lots of snacks for […]

Adventures part one: Mae’s First Airplane Trip!

Adventures part one: Mae’s First Airplane Trip!

We have had quite the adventures the past couple of weeks! To begin, poor Mae got sick. This is only the second time she has been sick enough to merit a visit to the doctor and it is always so pitiful and sad. She began […]

Why I Journal

Why I Journal

I began my first journal when I was ten years old. The idea of keeping a journal had always appealed to me, as I loved to write and notebooks, paper, and pens were a few of my favorite things. I opened up a purple shimmery […]

20 for 2020

20 for 2020

Twenty things. This year I have twenty goals, ranging from huge, year-long goals, to small one-day goals, and different achievements in between. Some are important, others are merely for fun. For all of them, I am excited! In no particular order, here is my list […]

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! It’s been a while, but one of my goals for this new year is to revive our blog. Life is still as busy and crazy as ever (in a wonderful way), but I want to be more intentional about recording what goes […]

Our Second Anniversary

Our Second Anniversary

Two Years Someone told me once that they thought the second year of marriage was the hardest because any infatuation is gone and any traces of the honeymoon phase have vanished. By the second year you’re left with who you are and you’re stuck with […]

Hospitality: Why?

Hospitality: Why?

Why should you be hospitable? You’ve spent hours cleaning your house, and there are still toys everywhere, dishes in the sink from your husband’s lunch, and you spot crumbs on the kitchen floor. Your baby is fussing and wanting to be held, but you still […]