this is for BABIES ONLY

Do you ever think it’s weird how we find everything that babies do to be ridiculously adorable, yet if an adult was to do those same things you would immediately call the insane asylum? This is something that has boggled my mind many a time. Last week, Trey and I were discussing this topic and…

muffin tops

I have a habit of finding recipes on Pinterest, tweaking them to make them my own, and ending up with a gloriously delicious masterpiece (and sometimes a disgusting disaster). Typically, I do this with the hope of making the recipes “healthier” while still savoring a similar deliciousness. I wouldn’t consider myself to be a health…

5 things to think about when taking a baby to the beach

You’re going to take a four and a half month old baby to the beach? Are you insane? So no individual actually said those words to me, but the questions above crossed my mind more than once as my husband and I were planning our summer beach vacation. Nevertheless, we were going to make it…

the value of a father

Reflecting on this past Father’s Day, I realized that this was my twenty-fourth year celebrating my father. A sense of sadness came over me at this realization. I’ve always admired my dad and have had what I would consider to be a good relationship with him, for which I am immensely grateful. However, I feel…

our homey home

Homeownership – something that I have anxiously awaited for a long time. There were certain things I looked forward to about growing up and “adulting,” such as graduating college, getting married, buying our first house, having kids, etc. When my husband and I got married, we were privileged to be able to rent “the house…

what am I doing?

So what am I doing writing a blog? Being a new mom, I’m slightly obsessed with my tiny human. I love the way she talks, eats, sleeps, poops, grows, and learns daily. She is the most adorable, sweetest little babe I’ve ever known. Also, I know how quickly the past three months that she has…