Archives for April 2015

The Day We Found Out

It was a Wednesday morning, like any other. The kids and I got up, we ate breakfast, got ready for school and completed our morning routine. Actually ready a little early, I decided to squeeze in a jog before driving Gwyn to school. As I began my jaunt up the hill, I noticed my breasts […]

Menu Planning Monday #19

Welcome to Menu Planning Monday! Every week I try to plan healthy meals with like-items for our family as well as meals that don’t require a ton of ingredients or complicated steps. And if it can be thrown into a Crockpot, even better! Some of these recipes are new to me, too and have never […]

The Decision to Grow Our Family

I’ve mentioned our dilemma on whether or not to grow our family a few times before, (HERE, HERE and HERE)   and as I’ve shared, we are pregnant! So, obviously we came to the conclusion to go for it, and I have received some inquiries as to how we came to that decision. So, I thought I would […]

Hump Day Highlights: I’m Officially a Crier

Hello! Each Wednesday a fabulous group of ladies and I will share some things from the past week that we are loving, that are on our minds, or are things we are just plain obsessed with – and we will even add links (when applicable) so you can check out or scoop up anything you […]

Menu Planning Monday #18

Welcome to Menu Planning Monday! Every week I try to plan healthy meals with like-items for our family as well as meals that don’t require a ton of ingredients or complicated steps. And if it can be thrown into a Crockpot, even better! Some of these recipes are new to me, too and have never […]

Help the Franklins Have a Baby! – A story of heartache, courage and strength

I want to first start off by saying I have never met this family. Amy is the daughter of our pastor and we have many of the same friends, which is how I came across their story. While reading it, tears were streaming down my face. So, you too might want to grab a tissue. […]

Curbing the Nausea- Hump Day Highlights #6

Happy Hump Day! We are excited to to bring you another Each Wednesday we will share some things from the past week that we are loving, can’t live without, or are things we are just plain obsessed with – and we will even add links (when applicable) so you can check out or scoop up […]

Cal’s 3rd Super-hero Birthday Party

Our Cal turned three a couple of weeks ago and he had a little super hero party with his buddies. I wanted to keep costs down, but still allow for him to have his family and friends around him to celebrate his special day in a way that he would enjoy. Below are the details! […]

The Pregnancy Reveal

We are headed to New Orleans this week, but  thougIht I would share the rest of our pregnancy reveal photos with you before we head out. These were SO fun to take with our little family, knowing this little secret photo session was how we were going to tell our family and friends. To share […]

Party of…..!?!? (!!!!!)

AHHHHHH We are so unbelievably excited to share that we are no longer a party of four, but are now a party of FIVE!!! FIVE!!! (insert happy little jig) After many thoughts, prayers and tears the answer became clear and we decided to grow our family by one more. And although I am still pretty […]