• Keeping Fresh During Summer Wedding Season

    July 7, 2017

      Summer wedding season is upon us!  I went to a Bible college and people always joke that Bible colleges should be called bridal colleges.  And the joke is a little too true since many of us do meet our future spouses during college.  I’ve been to my fair share of weddings of friends who’s…

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  • Creating Discipline When it Doesn’t Come Naturally

    June 30, 2017

    Confession: I have horrible self discipline.  It’s rough, you guys.  I can always come up with a hundred excuses – either that I tell myself or that I tell others – why I can’t do something I know I should be doing.  After I had Caleb my mom decided she was going on a diet.…

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  • Touch a Firetruck

    June 28, 2017

    Ask Caleb what a firetruck says and he’ll immediately start screeching out a siren sound.  It’s a little annoying but totally adorable so we ask him to do it quite often.  Since we ask him so often, it might be our fault that our little dude adores firetrucks.  When we found out that the children’s…

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  • Hanger Busting Peanut Butter Protein Balls

    June 23, 2017

    Does everyone know what “hanger” is?  I’m sure most people do but, if you have been living under a rock, it’s a combination of the words hunger and anger and is used when someone is angry because they are hungry.  Well, hanger is something I deal with in my house a little more than any…

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  • Josiah’s First Modeling Gig

    June 21, 2017

    Photos by Mandi McDougall Photography You guys, I hate to brag but I make cute babies.  Like really, really cute babies.  Obviously their cuteness needs to be recorded.  I am on the MOPS (Mothers of Preschoolers) leadership team in my town and our group’s coordinator, Mandi McDougall, is a fantastic photographer.  Like amazingly fantastic and I…

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  • Don’t Tell Me Time is Short

    June 16, 2017

    As school in our district comes to a close for the year, Nate and I have been attending graduation parties, helping with end of the school year events at church, and planning out summer activities.  Through this time, I’ve been surrounded by mothers of graduating students – mothers who see my toddler and baby and…

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  • One Month at a Glance {Josiah}

    June 12, 2017

    Corduroy Fox c/o A Happy Carrot During Caleb’s first year of life I made sure to take a photo of him next to his little bear on his monthly birthday each and every month.  While I was doing it everyone told me it was such a first child thing to do and I promised to myself…

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  • Summertime Skincare for the Family

    May 22, 2017

    This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #SummerSkinReady #ChooseSkinHealth #CollectiveBias I don’t know what it’s been like where you live, but summertime is finally upon us in the Pacific Northwest. (for this week, at least…)  When Caleb was born it was November and rainy and…

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