How our family pictures have inspired me

Photo by David Michael Photography I love creating and capturing memories. It brings serious joy to my life to see memories in action. Growing up, my family kept hundreds of photos spanning multiple generations. I remember times that I would overwhelm my mother with questions while going through boxes, books, and bins of family history.…

Q & A blog post

I genuinely appreciate all the support I have received after starting this blog. I am amazed that people that I do not even know have made it a point to stop by and read what I have to say. It is so touching. All of you, my readers and followers, are on my mind every…

Foods that are always on my grocery list

If you have read my blog before you know that my husband and I had our first baby in early April. I was intentional about setting pretty low expecations for myself for...well...everything. I knew my life was going to be completely different in ways that I couldn't begin to wrap my brain around and the…

My top 10 self care tips

I believe that everyone should carve out time to do the things that they enjoy whatever that looks like. It is what keeps us going. If we don't take the time to rest and recharge we are of no use to those around us. Despite what you may have heard it is not selfish to…

How I stay (somewhat) active with a new baby.

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Iced Sugar Cookies

I have a major sweet tooth. Particularly for cookies. Cookies also happen to be my favorite thing to make. I run a successful home baking business that cranks out more of these cookies than anything else on the menu. They are by far our best seller. I constantly get comments like "these are the best",…

Skincare routine for a healthy glow

Photo by Lesly Juarez If you read my " 7 things by 7am" post you would know that washing my face is the absolute first thing that I do every morning. It brings a spirit of confidence and calm to my day. I even find that I appreciate the way my skin looks and feels…