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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 […]

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 […]

Dear Mama, Enjoy Your Baby

Dear Mama, Enjoy Your Baby

Mama’s of the world: Enjoy your baby. It’s SO cliché, but time goes by way too fast. Ellie was a tough baby. That’s an understatement. By far. I love her to death, but she. was. TOUGH. Having Ellie first was like being baptized by fire […]

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 […]

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 […]

5 Tips For Healing Emotional Paper Cuts

5 Tips For Healing Emotional Paper Cuts

Let me just start out by saying this: I believe that people are good. I believe that the majority of us just want to live the Golden Rule: Do unto others as you would have them do unto you. I believe that most people don’t […]

Love Is All You Need

Love Is All You Need

“Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength, while loving someone deeply gives you courage.” ― Lao Tzu My husband is awesome. He still gives be butterflies. He makes me laugh every day. I can’t believe I’m the one lucky enough to kiss him goodnight and […]