Thanksgiving in Arizona

This was our first Thanksgiving home with family in a handful of years. We have always been tied up in work and unable to get away long enough to spend quality time, so we spent it with family and friends in San Diego. This year, we had the genius plan of spending all day with […]...more

DIY Gumball Machine ornaments for my Colorful Christmas tree!

I had this crazy idea this year, being that this feels like our first “real” Christmas, that I wanted to do a “fun” tree, instead of something traditional. Which of course means, this is now one of two trees, so satisfy all of the needs in this house. I found so many adorable ornaments and […]...more

Orange Monkey Pull Apart Bread

Orange Monkey Pull Apart Bread made with Immaculate Baking Co.’s Flaky Biscuits that come together so easy!...more

Over 25 Great ways to use up your thanksgiving leftovers

What to do with all of the Thanksgiving leftovers. I always find myself searching for these lists the day after Thanksgiving when I still have the turkey hangover and I’m ready for more… Thanksgiving. A time to get together with family, laugh, play football, and enjoy some amazing, calorie filled foods ....more

A Tangled Halloween

We hosted Halloween at our house this year and we had a lot of fun. Again, all of the clever Halloween Party food ideas and clearly made by someone with more energy food you see here were...more

a vintage modern living room design

I have been designing my living room and I had to lay it all out to see it come to life. I poured over dozens of couches, and I don’t love very many, but this one is killing me. Its the only one out of hundreds that has me smiling ....more

Our First Day of School

This was such a fun/crazy/emotional few weeks at our house. My first kiddo just started his first week of school and it is still a bit weird to me. I knew the day was coming, and to be fair, up until this week I was counting down the hours. I was so ready, and heaven knows he was. He is starting a new Spanish immersion program in kindergarten and he got in the car after the first day and said, "Vamos, Mom!"....more

The First Day of School

This was such a fun/crazy/emotional few weeks at our house. My first kiddo just started his first week of school and it is still a bit weird to me. I knew the day was coming, and to be fair, up until this week I was counting down the hours ....more

Reese Darling is 3

And I’m a bit in denial. I also thought for sure that it would be hard to see her so grown up at this age, but gratefully, she has been talking like a baby and asking “can i holdjew?” all week, so I think she and I are on the same page about how this […]...more

i see you, and i hear you | a note to women with infertility

i have been thinking about this for months, perhaps longer. in fact, i wrote this post long ago, and when i found it, it was when it was oh so relevant again. the thing is, i know quite a few people who deal with the devastating trial of infertility ....more
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