one precious life

we get one life. one precious life. and it’s easy slip into a grind of living OUR one life for someone else. no more. be brave. be courageous. know your worth. take that job. quit that job. end that friendship. start a new one. leave that dude! say yes to that nice guy! say no [...]

first, do not pHARM // part one: intuition

first, do not pHARM // part one: intuition

Intuition is our greatest gift. The intuition God imparts on us as humans is so powerful. Although the Bible doesn’t use the modern word intuition, it can be likened to the word discernment. And this I pray, that your love may abound yet more and more in knowledge and in all judgment. Philippians 1:9 I [...]

steady faith, steady home.

steady faith, steady home.

we started our little baby homestead in may. it’s humble. it’s beginner. it’s exciting. it’s what we were made for. we are doing it for these babes and all the babes after them. we are making up for lost time; constantly feeling overwhelmed and like we are playing catch up. trying to beat the ever-dooming [...]

cancelling Netflix?

cancelling Netflix?

I've done a lot of growing and changing this year. I am journaling through the months to help me with my memory. and I want to share these things with you. things I've removed completely from my life and the things I've added in as replacements. one thing we decided to cancel was Netflix. we [...]

my 33rd birthday

my 33rd birthday

the birthday recap on the blog is always so fun, because it's sharing when we do all the fun things on purpose. with an excuse. with happy moods and calm spirits. with flexible schedules and lowered expectation. with surprise texts and calls. well, surprises in general. with spontaneous songs and giggles. it's the best. yesterday [...]

a perfect day for a birthday!

a perfect day for a birthday!

oh my goodness, the sound of this rain right now is so peaceful and calming. the kids are both asleep for their afternoon naps and Grant is working hard on his homemade kombucha in the kitchen. I just finished editing the pictures from yesterday and wanted to hurry up and blog before a FaceTime date [...]

countdown to 2 kids

countdown to 2 kids

nesting hard. hugging stoney harder and about every five minutes. grateful for the growth in our family but knowing full well change is hard for me. wondering how people put marriage first when kids need all of us. thankful for a husband who gives me so much grace during these hormonal tornadoes. learning to do [...]

28 weeks.

28 weeks.

28 weeks. Third trimester. To my sweet baby girl. I feel you wiggle and kick and dance all day long. I love how much you want to be known and loved, even in the womb. I pray you always know how much we love you but even more how much God loves you. He knit [...]

on friendship.

on friendship.

MARRIAGE & FRIENDSHIP: Grant & I are like 110% complete opposites. He is the sweetest person, laughs at pretty much everything I say or do, constantly wants to serve me in some way. He has zero drama in his life, he's easy to please and loyal behind measure. Me, well I'm highly unpredictable, very needy, [...]