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 [...]

Story is 2 months old!

Story is 2 months old!

Story is our sweet angel baby. She endures the screams, cries and pouncing of her brother while giving us the sweetest side smirk there ever was. She's sleeping in the snoo in our room with stretches of about 4 to 8 hours at night. Last night, to celebrate being a big 2 month old girl, [...]

bird poop

so i noticed this morning my car is victim to much a bird poop. gross i know. but that means that spring is here, y'all. yesterday was the first true warm day in a while and it felt amazing. birds invaded the front yard. we leaf blowed the front yard on sunday, unveiling a yard [...]

lately

lately

lately, i've been in the winter funk and ain't nobody gonna change that. i've been trying though - really trying to be grateful through this season. it happens every year, so i really shouldn't surprised. my husband? well, he's learning. i keep telling him: "you married me. all of me. even this season of me." [...]

blizzard jonas

blizzard jonas

grant & i have spent 54 consecutive hours together (friday @12:30pm to sunday @6pm) & we are still going strong! we have watched plenty of netflix, i've learned a few games (sequence & speed) & crushed grant at both. we've baked cookies, made homemade pizza, homemade pesto, homemade alfredo, boiled rice, boiled pasta, baked potato chips, done hours of homework [...]

rachy gets married!

rachy gets married!

i've had the privilege of being friends with rachael since we were in elementary school. she has been apart of the biggest milestones in my life & i'm forever grateful for her friendship. & she got married last weekend! to the love of her life, pat. it was a classically BEAUTIFUL wedding. i hope you [...]