SAHM: it’s okay to not feel fulfilled

I always knew I would want to be at home with my kids for the first couple of years of their life. I also always knew I would eventually want to go back to work. My husband and I have brought two smart, quirky, demanding, fierce, beautiful, and very interesting girls into our world. My … Continue reading SAHM: it’s okay to not feel fulfilled

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our top reasons for not sharing our kids photos or names online

A question I get asked quite often is why we don't share pictures of our girls online on any social media (with the exception being our private  snapchats). After our first was born, it was something I would get private messages about often and as she has grown, the question still arises, just less often. … Continue reading our top reasons for not sharing our kids photos or names online

The Christmas Story I’ll Always Carry With Me

Back in October, stores around the nation sneakily started displaying Christmas decor. By November, our ears bled with the sound of "Here comes Santa Claus" and now that it's December we all know what's right around the corner. My neighbors have a light show that includes a daily countdown down to the very last second … Continue reading The Christmas Story I’ll Always Carry With Me

December Intentions and Paleo-ish Noms

I'm less than 10 weeks until Lil' Kola makes its debute. 10 weeks! Of course that's only an estimate- really only this little spitfire knows the exact time it'll grace us with its presence. But either way, the end of pregnancy number 2  is drawing near. I'll be holding a new to the world baby … Continue reading December Intentions and Paleo-ish Noms

A Review of Meal Delivery Services

You know those ideas that are so good you wish you came up with them? Like Google, or toasted ravioli, or polarized sunglasses... all ideas I wish I had been apart of because they are brilliant. And now I have to add meal delivery services to that list. You can subscribe to monthly packages of … Continue reading A Review of Meal Delivery Services

Eating for 2 the Paleo(ish) way and October Intentions

Lately I've been setting intentions at the beginning of the month. These are small little goals that I hope make me a slightly better version of myself. Last month for instance it was to 1) feed myself well even if it's only me. I tend to not want to cook as much if it's just … Continue reading Eating for 2 the Paleo(ish) way and October Intentions

How I became a morning person, 4am workouts, and tips to rise before the sun

The world outside my window is pitch black as my sports watch buzzes on my wrist a silent but effective and gentle alarm. It's 4am and although groggy, I stumble out of my warm bed that still holds my husband and large comforting pregnancy pillow. I grab my phone and quietly make my way to … Continue reading How I became a morning person, 4am workouts, and tips to rise before the sun

Diaries of a Kitchen Reno: Cabinets {Part 4}

As the concrete counters cure, it's time to work on the cabinets! I want these bad boys to be white. Our kitchen space isn't small but it is boxy and white does wonders for opening up boxy spaces. Inspired by kitchens like this:                           … Continue reading Diaries of a Kitchen Reno: Cabinets {Part 4}

Diaries of a Kitchen Reno: We bought a fridge, now what? {Part 3}

Our fridge has finally been delivered! It arrived later then it was scheduled but that's okay because our kitchen is still not functional. Let me tell you though, this thing is a monster. When I saw it come out of the box I was surprised by it's size. When the movers had to take off … Continue reading Diaries of a Kitchen Reno: We bought a fridge, now what? {Part 3}

Great days start with a positive mind (and a good hair day helps)

Today something magical happened. Yes I said magical. I had a good hair day and for me that’s a feat worth celebrating. Actually I had a decent hair day but I felt good about it and that folks is what I call magic. I haven’t looked in the mirror and thought, ‘dang my hair looks … Continue reading Great days start with a positive mind (and a good hair day helps)