A Baby at 40: How I Get “Flawless” in Five

Life lately has been…blurry! It has also been really wonderful, mostly. Of course there are some really hard moments where I feel totally overwhelmed but I feel like one of the benefits of having a baby at this later stage in life (I turn 40 in a couple of months!) vs. when I had my…

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The Best Surprise Ever: One Year & Counting

Friday, February 14, 2020 It absolutely blows my mind that it has been exactly one year since I shared with you folks that I was expecting another baby! It is crazy to think how drastically life can change in a year. I promise, when I found out we were having another baby I was as…

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When Life Gives You Lemons…

When life gives you lemons…squeeze out all that goodness and freeze the juice for later! Our Meyer lemon tree produced A LOT of fruit this year. While I enjoyed admiring looking at the food I GREW IN MY OWN YARD 🍋🤗 in a pretty, simple white bowl on the dining room table, I wanted to…

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DIY Geode Bath Bombs

We LOVE bath bombs in this house. I mean, really love them. If you’ve been following along, what I am about to share won’t come as a huge surprise to you: bath bombs are probably releasing a lot more than just colored fizz into that soothing tub of hot water. Most bath bombs are LOADED with…

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Documenting it All: Maternity Photo Shoot

Tuesday, August 6, 2019   Guess who is having a baby in a couple of days?? This girl right here! I kind of can’t believe it is time. I simultaneously feel like I have been pregnant for ages and also like I just found out we were going to have another baby. I am feeling…

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A Hoppin’ John New Year

Every year I make this classic Southern dish to celebrate New Year’s.  Hoppin’ John is one of those dishes that comes with many versions, stories, and flavors – but my personal favorite is this recipe I am sharing today from “The Joy of Cooking”, the most authoritative cookbook in America (it says so on the…

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