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    • Seven Year Anniversary

      Seven Year Anniversary

      May 15, 2016

      Seven years.Years filled with fun, wonderment, discovery, excitement and love. Our life together isn't perfect. But it is wonderful.Stumbling from one adventure to the next.Always finding that the journey that awaits ushas a purpose. Strengthening our love for each other. Showing us how love is patient and kind.Rediscovering each other's ability to laugh ...Keep On Reading »

    • Mom Life Car Kit

      Mom Life Car Kit

      May 11, 2016

      This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #GIVEEXTRAGETEXTRA #Walmart #CollectiveBiasUntil this year, I had no idea what it meant when someone said "soccer mom". I thought I had an idea. But I didn't.For those that think they know, let me clarify ...Keep On Reading »

    • How to Line Drawers with Removable Wallpaper

      How to Line Drawers with Removable Wallpaper

      May 11, 2016

      With the change from spring to summer, I decided to update my dresser-turned-buffet decor to bring in a tiny summertime vibe! For some odd reason, I had this extra burst of energy on a week night. It wasn't enough energy to sustain a big project, but what I did manage to do was ...Keep On Reading »

    • Summertime Decorating with Pillows

      Summertime Decorating with Pillows

      May 10, 2016

      I still cannot believe that summer is just around the corner! Do you remember my first post this year about me decorating our outdoor space? We got a deal on this Craigslist find for our outdoor TEAK patio set (we got it at $175 for a 5 piece set). The previous owners ...Keep On Reading »

    • You Are What Baby Needs

      You Are What Baby Needs

      May 5, 2016

      They say having one kid is tough at first because you are just trying to survive and figure things out. They say having two is super duper hard because you are juggling a newborn and a toddler; it is comparable to having ten babies. They say three is like having ...Keep On Reading »

    • Decorating Patio on a Budget - 5 Tips to Liven Up the Space

      Decorating Patio on a Budget - 5 Tips to Liven Up the Space

      April 19, 2016

      This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #BigLotsOutdoor #CollectiveBiasA few days ago, I talked about some of the fun summer drinks that we made to enjoy with this amazing weather - especially on our back patio! I've been so excited to use ...Keep On Reading »

    • Best Entry Level DSLR for Bloggers

      Best Entry Level DSLR for Bloggers

      March 31, 2016

      Over lunch this week, I did a scope with my friend Mike from 4Honor Photography to talk about the best entry level DSLR for bloggers.Before I became a blogger, I was a family and wedding photographer. I got my start when my husband, Ryan, first gave me a DSLR in ...Keep On Reading »

    • Quickbooks for Bloggers - Overview of My Workflow

      Quickbooks for Bloggers - Overview of My Workflow

      March 23, 2016

      I know that that my fellow bloggers and photographers are creatives, and number crunching is the last thing on their minds! That's why I did a quick scope on it. I WANT to TEACH YOU how to use QuickBooks so you can figure out where to spend your time and ...Keep On Reading »

    • Every Dollar - A Web-based Budgeting Tool

      Every Dollar - A Web-based Budgeting Tool

      March 21, 2016

      With tax season just around the corner, now is a better time than any to start your budget using a web-based budgeting tool. Optimally, the first time that you should be starting your budget is at the beginning of the year or beginning of the month. However, there is no ...Keep On Reading »

    • Crafts for Kids Pool Noodle Shark

      Crafts for Kids Pool Noodle Shark

      March 15, 2016

      This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SwimAdventureContest #CB #CollectiveBiasI cannot believe I will soon be planning Conrad's first birthday party! It only seems like yesterday we were coming from the hospital. As you get older, what they say is ...Keep On Reading »

    • Kids Birthday Invitations Online

      Kids Birthday Invitations Online

      March 11, 2016

      With all of my kids having spring and summer birthdays, you can bet I'll be party planning quite a bit this month!Being a creative soul, I have a desire to want to create my own. But as a working mom and the lifestyle of go-go-go, I really don't have the ...Keep On Reading »

    • Conrad Turns 6 Months

      Conrad Turns 6 Months

      January 28, 2016

      These last 6 months don't feel like half a year has gone by. The baby of the bunch is growing up way to quickly.With the third baby, I have learned to cherish the little things a little more because I know these moments will pass by in the blink of ...Keep On Reading »

    • Best Christmas Gift Idea for the Bride in Your Life

      Best Christmas Gift Idea for the Bride in Your Life

      December 13, 2015

      With 38% of engagements occurring between November and February, I know that there are tons of guys looking to make this holiday extra special.  And for those who have proposed and are planning their big day, I'm sharing what every bride would LOVE to have: a pair of Tieks for their ...Keep On Reading »

    • Jessica + Andy. Pleasant Hill Lifestyle Photography.

      Jessica + Andy. Pleasant Hill Lifestyle Photography.

      August 27, 2015

      So, I'm going to be an Auntie y'all! Yep my LITTLE brother is having a baby. So excited to spoil this little girl when she comes into this amazing world. She is going to be SOOO loved by her family - especially all of our cousins and "extended" cousins!!!Until we ...Keep On Reading »