No Bake Energy Bites

With about a dozen cookies down the hatch to myself, I decided I needed something healthier that would take the edge off. And these babies did just that. I had all the ingredients on-hand, they were super quick to throw together and completely satisfied any cravings I had. Plus, my kids love these, too and […]

Sweet Gwyn Turns 5

Today, our Sweet Gwyn has turned five. And this is such a bittersweet birthday for me. I feel like five is the official birthday exiting toddler-hood and into being a full-blown kid. I have a KID. Looking back through the years this little babe has changed SO much. She is now a little lady. A […]

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 […]

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! […]

Menu Planning Monday #10

Welcome to another week of planned-out meals! Here you will find our weekly menu along with the shopping list so that you don’t have to worry about it! I started doing this so that if I forgot my shopping list at home it can easily be accessed from my phone and so that I am […]

A Special Little Treasure Hunt

We’ve been visiting my parents the last few weeks and while here they’ve done some pretty fun things with the kiddos, including this very thought-out and adorable treasure hunt. All areas of my parents’ back and front yard.   The treasure map magically showed up  in the mailbox one morning… And from there the kiddos […]

A Stripper or a Drunk- Andi, Pick Your Husband! – Bachelorette Recap 2

We start this episode with Chris Harrison giving out the first one-on-one date card. As the camera is being flashed from man to man as they wait in anticipation, I notice one of the guys has a black eye. What is happening behind the scenes that isn’t being shown?! 24 hour footage, here, People! Eric […]

Happy 4th birthday, Sweet Gwyneth! – Reminiscing and tears. Happy tears.

Four years ago, (It was Mother’s Day!)  I received the most wonderful gift I could have ever imagined. Our daughter. I still cry every time I watch that video. That little girl made me a Mommy, and I will forever be grateful for that. Now, four years later, she is one funny, compassionate and intelligent […]

White dresses, floppy ears, rays of shine. Oh my! – A photoshoot with Mica Sansaver

Every now and then I warn you before a post that you are about to experience cuteness overload. Today is one of those days. I will prepare you by letting you know that you are about to see a little girl in a white dress snuggling bunnies. I know. It’s almost too much. Go ahead […]

An update on our baby dilemma…

Sooo, I feel a little bit bad about the title of this post. I know some of you were thinking I was going to announce a pregnancy after I first wrote about our dilemma here, but no. I am not. No pregnancies over here. I also can’t say that we have come to the conclusion […]