Hot cocoa in a jar, candy cane reindeer + more {101 Days of Christmas}

101 Days of Christmas 2015

Each week this holiday season I’m sharing seven of my very favorite 101 Days of Christmas projects from the archives. We never make it until Thanksgiving before turning on Christmas music (which probably isn’t surprising given our track record for putting our tree up on Halloween), and these days I often turn on the peaceful Christmas playlist […]

Weekend reading: November 7, 2015

Chasing the sunset through the mountains

From Instagram: Chasing the sunset through the mountains. I’m scheduling this post on Thursday, so—God willing—we should be holding our brand new baby boy by the time you read this! {For the latest baby news, be sure to check Facebook or Instagram.} This little one threw us for a loop, and we spent this past week simply waiting […]

On regaining control of our home

On regaining control of our home

Six months ago I wrote a post about the chaos in our home. I was coming out of months of morning sickness, a sinus infection that just wouldn’t quit, and headaches that had left me unproductive and miserable, and as a family we’d developed a lot of bad habits and dropped the good ones we […]

What would YOU do with 100 lbs of Brookside Chocolate?


This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of BROOKSIDE Chocolate . All opinions are 100% mine. I come from a long line of chocolate lovers, and I consider chocolate to be one of the greatest simple pleasures of life! That’s why I couldn’t help but laugh at this Brookside Chocolate ad, where […]