Baby #2, Pregnancy

Pregnancy reveal!

I recently shared about the family photoshoot we had done last month when my grandma came for a visit (which you can see here) but I conveniently left out a few choice pictures. šŸ˜‰ Alex and I announced our pregnancy to my family right smack in the middle of it! One thing I regretted a… Continue reading Pregnancy reveal!

Baby #2, Pregnancy

Our second baby story

WOOOOOOHOOOOOO!!!! I can finally announce it loud and proud! We're expecting Babeski #2! Is this for real?! I still feel like I'm in a state of shock, but the best kind of shock there can be. We're having another baby. We're having another baby! I am so dang excited!!!! We told our families when I… Continue reading Our second baby story

Holidays & Special Events, Out & About

Family Pictures // March 2017

Last month my grandma came for a visit from Pennsylvania. She comes out every couple of years and this year my parents wanted to do something extra special. So they hired a photographer friend (Erin Tandler of Graced by Light Photography) for a family session. And what a beautiful job she did! We went out… Continue reading Family Pictures // March 2017

Jameson Monthly

18 Months of Jameson

I'm a little late with this post (sheesh, it's hard work keeping up with this kid) but I can't believe we have a one and a half year old! Jameson is really coming into his own now, and we see bits of each of us in his looks and personality...plus a whole lot that is… Continue reading 18 Months of Jameson

Holidays & Special Events, Recipes

A sweet treat for your valentineĀ 

Valentine's Day is over and gone, but these little treats can be made all year long! (If you end an argument with a rhyme, it's convincing all the time. I learned that from "How I Met Your Mother.") Anywho! I brought these mini heart-shaped pies to a ladies Valentine's event for my church and the… Continue reading A sweet treat for your valentineĀ 

Holidays & Special Events, Life with Jameson

The best Christmas.

I LOVE the holiday season. Some years are better than others, but this one really blew every other year that I can remember out of the water. For real, this has been my favorite Christmas. A lot of different things played into it to make it extra wonderful... the fact that Jameson was old enough… Continue reading The best Christmas.

At home, DIY

DIY // The easiest raised garden bed ever

Ever since we bought our first house a few months ago I've been itching to start a little patio garden out back. It's been a sort of dream of mine for awhile to grow fresh produce for my family...for health reasons, for teaching purposes (homeschool curriculum down the road?!), and just for the fun of… Continue reading DIY // The easiest raised garden bed ever

Jameson Monthly, Life with Jameson

Fifteen months of Jameson

It's been awhile since I wrote one of these updates, but Jameson just had his 15 month well-visit and I thought it was time to document all the new and exciting things in this boy's world. šŸ™‚ He's grown a TON since I wrote his 12 month update, in every way possible! Oh, he is… Continue reading Fifteen months of Jameson

DIY, Uncategorized

DIY // Brown Sugar Body Scrub

Ohhh my friends. Is your skin getting super dry this winter? Are you looking for a great homemade gift for the holidays? Do you need a snack while you shower? If you answered "yes" to any of these questions, your search ends here. I present to you the simplest, most moisturizing, most delectable homemade body… Continue reading DIY // Brown Sugar Body Scrub

Recipes

Sugar and Spice Baked Oatmeal

Okay get ready. If you're a fan of baked oatmeal (or oatmeal in any capacity) you MUST stop what you're doing and try this recipe right now. No I'm serious, RIGHT NOW. (By the way, I've never posted a recipe on my blog before and I'm really not much of a chef, so that should… Continue reading Sugar and Spice Baked Oatmeal