Building a house is stressful! The process has gone relatively smooth with only a few bumps in the road. However, as the newness unfolds before my eyes, I want to weep at the beauty of it. The way I can picture our son running around various spaces of the house and all the memories we will make there growing up is a true joy.Continue reading
Since the beginning of my marriage, I’ve said to my husband I never wanted to move. I never wanted to leave this place that has embraced and healed me in more ways than one. However, there is nothing you wouldn’t do for your child, and to be honest, this 1600 sq ft hunting cabin with a relatively new addition just does not cut it.Continue reading
2021 was a wild ride, maybe even more of a wild ride than the atrocious 2020.
It was wild in the best way for me and my family though. From an extremely successful garden season (even though we provided minimal effort) to growing our family and introducing our sweet baby boy; it’s sad to see 2021 go but 2022 seems like it will be even sweeter.Continue reading
I am just a handful of days away from giving birth, 6 days away from gathering with family to celebrate my second favorite holiday, and a little over a month away from celebrating my absolute favorite holiday. All the while pacing myself as I transition my home from party of 2 to party of 2 and a newborn. Leaves are falling rapidly, temperatures are dropping lower with each day, and my heart struggles to keep up with all of the “as it were” and “what is to come”.Continue reading
This is not a “prepper pantry” post. No no, friend– this is my guide to filling your pantry with some basics that help surviving winter a little more bearable. At any given time, I want you to be able to pull basic ingredients from your pantry and create hearty, filling, and nurturing meals without running to the store 1-2 times weekly.Continue reading
That was the text I received today from my husband. Completely out of the blue but I guess not completely out of the question?Continue reading
I find in humorous that my last post stated we underestimated the work load and as I follow up with this post, we’ve done nothing but add to that situation in an unexpected, yet wanted and welcomed way.Continue reading