Part I – Pregnancy: The Final Stretch

A lot has happened since I last posted, the main thing being that I’m a mom now! Since my self-prescribed maternity leave has come to an end, I have a lot to catch you up on. It’s been so long since I last posted that I’ve decided there’s just too much to cover in one… Read more ›

Pregnancy: A Roller Coaster

The Ups, Downs, and Surprises – I wish I would’ve written down what I thought pregnancy would be like before I had gotten pregnant… I’m pretty sure it’d make for a good laugh! I think I had a pretty simple and glamorized image of pregnancy in my mind. Cute growing belly, an extra dotting husband,… Read more ›

Sit Back, Relax & Be Grateful

Dealing with Change – None of us are immune to change, but I do think some people handle change better than others. As many of you know, I’ve had a lot of changes in my life over the past year. And to be honest…I feel like I’ve been the person asking where my glasses are… Read more ›

Black-Eyed Susans Amidst Chaos

Home Ownership – I didn’t go into home ownership naïvely. I’ve heard plenty about the responsibilities and woes of being a homeowner. And I knew there would be loads of things breaking and needing repaired or fixed. But my gosh, I need a breather…a lull in the onslaught, one might say. Makes me laugh that… Read more ›

Getting Settled: Baby + Home

Nothing like a few weeks away from the blog to make me want to sit down and start writing! So much has happened, and so many emotions have been had. Thankfully, the majority of those emotions have been good! Two of the main highlights have been having a sonogram and buying a house. The Sonogram… Read more ›

Shifting Directions

A Time to Reflect – The past week marked Damon & I’s 5th Wedding Anniversary. To celebrate, we vacationed for a week in Park City, Utah. We’d never been to Utah before, but had heard good things, so we decided it sounded like a fun adventure. And looking back, it was everything we’d hoped for… Read more ›

Cultivating Good Habits

Habits: The Good & The Bad – I’ve been thinking about doing this topic for a while now. But haven’t gotten around to it, because…well, bad habits got in the way. Actually, it might be more accurate to say the lack of any habits contributed to the delay. It’s been five months since I’ve made… Read more ›