• Journey to better health as a busy mom

    Improving Health as a Busy Mom

    I am doing something I never, ever thought I would do on this little ol’ blog of mine, I am stepping out of my comfort zone and sharing details of my journey to better health and weight loss. Now, I have no intentions of making this a blog all about products nor am I going to be trying to sell…

  • Create a gift for mom after the birth of her baby. Help mom heal with a selection of helpful products and treats.

    Post-Partum Gift Basket to Help Mom Heal and Recover

    Pregnancy, birth, and motherhood are really, truly very beautiful things! BUT they can also be messy and no part is messier than the first few weeks post-partum (am I right veteran moms?!) When a close friend was expecting her first little one I wanted to get her a post-partum gift that would be useful for HER. So often the blessing…

  • 10 months old

    Ellery: 10 Months Old

    Age: 10 months Weight: Not sure Diapers/clothes: Still in cloth, second rise, and 9-month clothes Eating:  A girl after my own heart! She loves to eat. She has now tried beef and chicken, oranges, apple sauce, and pears and…she loved them all. She is still nursing and there doesn’t appear to be an end in any near future. She also…

  • Ellery: 8 Months Old

    Age:  8 months Weight:  Not sure. Diapers/clothes: She is still in cloth diapers. Wearing six and nine-month clothes. Also, we can’t keep socks on her! She loves to pull them off and chew on them.  Eating:  She is still nursing but also eating solids one to two times per day. As I mentioned before we opted out of purees this…

  • Toddler Life Update

    Toddler Life Update

    It has been far too long since I have given an update on or dedicated a post to where Asher is these days so I thought it was time to share some info on Asher’s newfound toddler life. Asher is coming up on 2 1/2 this October. He is just over 30 pounds and who knows how long but it…

  • The emotional side of motherhood

    The Emotional Side Of Motherhood

    It’s nearing midnight and I am lying awake in bed while little E sleeps soundly next to me, her tiny rapid breaths reminding me I should be sleeping because she will be awake soon to eat. The Emotions of Children Growing She had her 4-month check-up today and it is still so crazy to me that she is 4 months…

  • Catching Up!

    Hello blog world! Remember me? The one who was 8 months pregnant last time we were together here in blogland. So yeah, I sort of disappeared for a while because we brought a new little bundle into our lives. That momentous occasion mixed with a couple of changes at work and SURPRISE buying AND selling houses means I have been…

  • Ellery: One Month

    I can’t believe it has already been one month?! Folks, they aren’t kidding when they say it goes by so much faster after the first. With Asher I thought the time was flying but now with two kiddos to keep alive I realize how quickly time really does pass. But anyhow…on to the good stuff. Our little lady is officially…

  • Ellery’s Newborn Session

    Nearly two years ago I heard about this wonderful photographer named Erin with Bare Bones Photography. We had our first session with her when Asher was only six months old and we’ve never been disappointed with her work. So it was no surprise when she managed to capture some pretty amazing moments with our little addition despite a sore, swollen…

  • Construction Themed Birthday Party Ideas

    2 Year Old Construction Birthday Party

    It feels far too official now…I am the mother of a two-year-old! Over the weekend we had his official construction birthday party fit for our construction loving toddler. I waited until mid-month because I was hoping to have better weather so we could move the party outside and we were very blessed with beautiful weather this weekend! Construction Birthday Party…