5 Whole 30 Chicken Recipes in 5 Days


Food, Home

A couple years ago, my Mom approached our family and asked us if we wanted to go on the Whole 30 with her. Our first reaction was: “What on earth is the Whole 30?” After she explained the program in detail, we shrugged and dismissed the idea of doing a “family Whole 30.” We all […]

January 12, 2018

5 Ways to Prepare your Dog for Baby


Home, Motherhood

My Husband and I spent a lot of time preparing to become parents. We prepped our home by designing Donovan’s nursery, our skill by taking classes through the hospital and our minds by reading many books about being parents and taking care of a newborn. We were so busy prepping ourselves that we forgot about […]

January 6, 2018

Be A Good Human: A New Year’s Resolution


Home, Motherhood

Every year on January 1st, I take a moment to contemplate and write down what I would like to accomplish during this year. As we all know, these are called New Year Resolutions and a lot of people make them. They make them to lose weight, to get a new job, to start a hobby […]

January 2, 2018

DIY Confetti Balloons


Arts, Crafts & Drafts, Home

I LOVE balloons! What they stand for, what they look like and how they make people feel when you show up with them for a ‘congratulations’ or a surprise party! Not many people know this about me, but growing up, I used to do balloon art at our church festivals. I like to think I […]

December 30, 2017

Snowball Cookie Recipe


Food, Home

New Years Resolutions are upon us; luckily we have a little time left before we start worrying about these resolutions and counting the calories. I love to bake and have always believed that cooking and baking are therapeutic ways to ignite the Martha Stewart within us! It also gives us a break from the day-to-day […]

December 28, 2017

Our Christmas Eve Table


Home, Home & Decor

Christmas has always been my favorite holiday of the year. From the weather and food, to the decorations and home entertainment. From the moment Thanksgiving ends, I cannot wait to bring out all our decorations and sprinkling Christmas throughout our home! In other words, I am a ‘Christmas Freak!”   All joking aside, what I […]

December 24, 2017

Holiday Leftover Waffle Recipe


Food, Home

I love this particular time of year; mainly because of how it makes you feel. Good family, friends, décor, lights and especially the GOOD FOOD! We go from Thanksgiving straight into a month of eating yummy comfort food all month long! After Thanksgiving, my husband decided to try something different by taking our leftovers and […]

December 12, 2017

Our Thanksgiving Table


Home, Home & Decor

This year, my husband Ryan and I were excited to host Thanksgiving at our home! Being that this was our officially our baby Donovan’s first holiday, it was important to us to have him not only home but celebrate his first holiday in our home. Thanksgiving has always been one of my favorite holidays because […]

December 8, 2017