It's happening! My dream vacation is happening this year! We've decided to take the leap and go on a Disney cruise with the kids and my mother-in-law in early Fall. It's going to be a magical vacation and I'm looking forward to getting the ball rolling and making some concrete plans. Anytime we bring up … Continue reading Disney Cruise Vacation Planning on a Budget
If My Son Is Gay…
If my son is gay I will pray. Not for him, not that he'll change, but that I'll have the grace, compassion and wisdom to convey my unconditional love and acceptance for him just the way he is. If my son is gay I will pray that I've helped instill a strong sense of confidence … Continue reading If My Son Is Gay…
Creative Personalized Gifts – Crafty Creations
Pinterest is chock full of beautiful personalized crafts and gifts. My heart wants to try my hand at them but my head and hands say otherwise. I am not a creatively crafty person but lucky for me, I have come across Crafty Creations. Anissa is the mastermind behind the most meaningful, creative and adorable personalized gifts I … Continue reading Creative Personalized Gifts – Crafty Creations
Why You Should Wait Until You’re Financially Set To Have Children
You may have stumbled upon this blog post for several reasons. Perhaps your SO is ready to start a family but you're panicked because you just saw that raising a child actually costs something like $2 million. Maybe your co-worker is upset that their daycare cost went up $15 for the second time this year … Continue reading Why You Should Wait Until You’re Financially Set To Have Children
SAHM Cleaning Hacks
Before having my second child I thought it would be damn near impossible to get any cleaning done around the house. Some days, I don't get anything done. I have to say that my biggest piece of advice is to just accept that some days your house will look like ish. That's ok. Any mom … Continue reading SAHM Cleaning Hacks
My granny was the type of grandmother everyone wishes they had. She was soft spoken, intelligent, thoughtful, and so incredibly strong. One year ago today she passed away. While I'm still grieving her passing, she has continued to teach me so much. Granny made the most beautiful crochet doilies. Made with the most delicate yarn … Continue reading Crochet Memories
SAHM (Stay At Home Mom)
I envied those letters: SAHM. It was a different caliper of women who could wear that hat and I have to admit, I was jealous of them. They don't have to hear about their babies hitting milestones from their sitter. They don't pick them up on a Friday evening and hold a different baby than … Continue reading SAHM (Stay At Home Mom)
Last Day of Maternity Leave!
I was going to do a vlog today but I can get my thoughts out quicker by typing while Colton is napping. Today is my last day of maternity leave and it's mostly sweet with a slight hint of bitter. I've decided to look at returning to work as getting one day closer to having … Continue reading Last Day of Maternity Leave!