Show + Tell

some good old-fashioned fun mixed with over sharing

How I Do Self Care (Update!)

I don’t think I’d be a very good blogger if I didn’t ever overshare, so here is my definitive good blogger post full of details on basically every aspect of my health. This started last year, when I wrote about Self Care for Moms and challenged myself to follow through on my own suggestions. (Always a […] Read more…

Top 10 Memories with My Husband

I can’t tell you how much fun I had reminiscing as I put this together. It was really difficult to narrow all the memories down to ten! I decided to list them by date, with the earliest first, because there’s no way I could rank them. Get ready for pictures of us with our baby […] Read more…

Top 10 Photos of 2017

I can’t believe 2017 is wrapping up! But I’m so glad that I wrote this, because it motivated me to look at my photos over the past year. Thanks, Perfectly Port Family, for the topic and linkup! It was SO hard to pick only 10. Most of what I’m sharing are just regular old pictures […] Read more…

A Day in the Life

Today you get an inside look at an everyday kind of day with me, a SAHM to my four-year-old, Kai, and one-year-old, Sylvie. I’m living dangerously and chose to document yesterday and get it online for you today. One thing I love about these posts is seeing how similar all our lives are as moms. […] Read more…

Our Fall Bucket List

Before having kids, I didn’t need to make a list of the things I wanted to fit in for each season. Things like viewing the foliage happened on a whim. We had some great whims. Well, you parents out there know where I’m going with this. Very few activities happen on a whim with kids. […] Read more…

What’s In My Purse

Does Andrea nail it when she comes up with these ideas, or what? (Yes, yes, she does.) Today I’m joining a bunch of other bloggers in discussing the uncensored contents of our purses. I’m a little sad to report that my purse isn’t as messy as usual. I got a new one last month and […] Read more…

Mom Love Fellowship Exchange Reveal

A few months ago, I mentioned that I joined a box swap for moms. It’s called the Mom Love Fellowship Exchange, and it’s awesome! The idea for the summer version is that from June to August, the person you’re paired with writes you a few notes or letters (one a month because we’re all so […] Read more…

Fall Scene

Show & Tell Tuesday: Best Day Ever

What would a best day look like for parents of a preschooler and a toddler? You’re about to find out. Today I’m joining Andrea’s Show and Tell Tuesday to talk about what we’d wish for on a perfect day. I could probably put us all in Hawaii or something, but I thought I’d go with something […] Read more…

Guilty Pleasures

A perfectly clean sink. A pair of comfy slippers. A gentle Spring breeze. Sometimes, ladies, the wholesome, simple pleasures of this life just won’t do. Sometimes you need guilty pleasures. Well, I’m sharing all about mine as part of Andrea’s Show and Tell Tuesday, mostly in hopes that you’ll do the same. This is a […] Read more…

Show & Tell Tuesday: What’s on My Phone

Well, I’m pretty eager to join Andrea’s Show and Tell Tuesday today, especially so I can take a peek at all of your phones. 🙂 If there’s an app you can’t live without, I definitely want to know about it! Getting right to the chitchat, here are a few of my favorite things that live on […] Read more…

What’s Up Wednesday

It’s my first time taking part in What’s Up Wednesday, brought to you by  Mel, Sheaffer and Shay. For those new to this link up, inspiration for this post covers a whole lot of ground… Hold on to your hats. What We’re Eating This Week This week we’re having a lot of quick, easy family […] Read more…

About me

Hi there! I only recently started this blog, and I thought it was high time I introduced myself. I’ve been floored with how wonderful you ladies are who’ve been following along. Thank you for all your visits and comments! So here’s a little more about me. First of all, I’m a believer who needs Jesus […] Read more…

10 Reasons Why I’m Holed Up in my Bedroom Watching Selena

Because I’ve never seen it. Because my husband is getting together with a friend from church whilst drinking delicious blended decaffeinated beverages at the local coffee house. I’m only jealous of the beverage part of this equation. #homebody Because the kids are in bed. Because I bought Selena’s posthumous lipstick and it’s awesome.* Because I […] Read more…

embarrassing moments

Embarrassing Moments

There have been a few too many of these in my life. Way too many. For the first half of my life, I could have been described as a hybrid of Judy Grimes and Jessica Day. Imagine it with me, if you will.   I’m not exactly sure this “awkward phase” will ever truly be […] Read more…

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