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Blogging is HARD

Blogging is HARD

This post is difficult for me to write, but I feel like it’s something I just need to get out of my system. Blogging is hard. It’s been way harder than I ever thought it would be. A little less than a year ago, I […]

The Best Sunless Tan

The Best Sunless Tan

I love being tan. It’s a huge confidence booster for me, and I always feel like I look much better when  I have some color. As I’m getting older, I’m starting to notice some signs of sun damage on my skin, which has been freaking […]

My Love/Hate Relationship With Autumn

My Love/Hate Relationship With Autumn

It’s been eight years. Eight. Most days, I live my life and don’t do much reflecting on that crisp autumn day that changed my life forever. But on days like today, just as crisp, I’m reminded. Isn’t it interesting how certain smells and scenes can […]

The Perks of Having Two Kids

The Perks of Having Two Kids

Having two kids has also been SO incredible. I was absolutely terrified to have more than one, but as soon as Max joined our family, it was like he’d been there all along. Here are some of the biggest perks I’ve found with having two […]

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Me

10 Things You Probably Didn’t Know About Me

Anyone who reads my blog pretty much knows my life story. But most people who read don’t know much about the “real me.” So here you have it: 10 things you probably didn’t know about me!  I’m awkward. Like. Painfully awkward. In real life, I’m […]

My California Dream: How I Met My Husband

My California Dream: How I Met My Husband

Recently the company Statesman Ties reached out to me about their unique ties. Eric chose the California tie right away, and we had our amazing friend Erin from Erin K. Photo take some pictures for us. This weekend he’s out of town camping, which has made […]

My Goofy Boy

My Goofy Boy

I wanted to take pictures with both of my kids in my room so I could show off this AMAZING wall hanging made for me by the very talented Kayli from Arrow to the Heart. Isn’t it beautiful!? I’m SO in love with all the detail […]

Ultimate Mama & Baby Giveaway!

Ultimate Mama & Baby Giveaway!

As a mom, I know how overwhelming it can be to shop for all the perfect items you need for your baby and yourself. I’ve teamed up with some amazing shops and bloggers to bring you a sweet giveaway to ease some of that stress! […]

The Raddest Father’s Day Gift

The Raddest Father’s Day Gift

When Eric and I went on our fourth date, we talked about what we wanted to do for our dream jobs. I told him that even though I loved art and would love to make a career of that, I wanted to be a mother. […]

Dancing In The Kitchen ft. Sweet Peas Stamping

Dancing In The Kitchen ft. Sweet Peas Stamping

March 16, 2013. I was married to my sweetheart for time and all eternity on that special day and 4 years, 3 months, 2 kids, 3 states, 6 moves, and whole lot kitchen dances, tickle fights, love and laughter later, it’s still the best day […]