Simple Sunday Mornings

These days I live for our simple Sunday mornings. It’s one of my favorite parts of the week and our little family tradition keeps us grounded. [Read more…]

Mom Talk: Accepting My Body After Baby

Even before I became a Mom, I had plans for a comeback for my body. I had big plans for amazing before-and-after photos with a success story to go along with it. But then, somewhere along the way things changed. My mindset shifted and I became much more focused on accepting my body after baby versus trying to get “back” the body I had. [Read more…]

These Are The Moments

There have been several times over the past week that I thought about writing a post, but the words were just not flowing. I have so many ideas on things I want to write about but keeping up with our day-to-day has been enough lately.

The truth is, not too much in our day-to-day is “blog-worthy” and I’ve come to terms with it. I will never be the blogger with the editorialized life or the perfectly edited stories to day, it’s just not me. Our daily life is busy, messy, chaotic, exciting, boring, tiring and we’re just doing the best we can to enjoy the little moments, have some fun and survive.  [Read more…]

Things I’m Enjoying Lately: March 2017

Good Morning!

I hope you had a great week! We were in survival mode over here and we made it through. I thought today I would keep things light and share some of my favorites for the month.

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Ten Whole30 Dinners for Busy Weeknights

Since completing Whole30, we’ve been working to find a balance. One thing that’s working for us is to make compliant meals most nights of the week at home. Today I thought I would round up ten of our favorite Whole30 dinner ideas for busy weeknights. [Read more…]

Work Life: Balancing Work When Your Kid Gets Sick

Balancing Work When Your Kid Gets Sick

We made it through our first year of parenthood without any major sickness, but as soon as we entered the world of toddlerhood things have quickly changed. This led us to figure out the best way to handle balancing work when your kid gets sick. [Read more…]

Finding Contentment in Preparation

If you’re anything like me, the promise of Spring and the fresh start of a new season is sounding pretty good right now. Not that I’m complaining, but I’m always down for a new set of goals and motivation. [Read more…]

Girls’ Weekend in Northern Michigan

Good Morning! I’m back to reality after a trip to Northern Michigan with my friends Katelyn, Ashley and Valerie. I had a bit of a rocky start to my trip with two delayed flights which got me there 24 hours after I had initially planned, but it was worth the wait. In the end the trip was filled with lots of fun, relaxation, adventure, good food and drinks!


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A Letter to Myself One Year Ago

Last year on this day, I had my last living conversation with my Dad. Looking back, it is a conversation I will always cherish. This past year I have learned so much and if I could go back in time, here’s what I would tell my myself. [Read more…]

Healthy Habit Changes I’ve Made So Far This Year

When it comes to New Year’s Resolutions, according to research most people fall off the wagon around February 4th. However, it’s never too late to make small, manageable changes. Without much effort, I’ve managed to make several small changes that have helped bring a bit more healthy balance to my life.
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