Raleigh’s First Pumpkin Patch

10.07.17 Why it is humid and 90 degrees in October, I will never understand. Nashville you are silly. Every child deserves to experience fall and the pumpkin patch, so I’ve turned up the A.C so we can wear our new fall clothes, and pretend it’s the season we are actually in. Thank you Lord for […]

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Thoughts From a Couch

Typically I would post a “Summer 2017” blog today. July 1, 2017 was the best day of my life due to the fact Raleigh Lauren was brought into this world on this day. End of summer post. I didn’t go many places or do many fun things, but I did have the best summer of […]

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10 Things to do When You’re in the Depths

Okay, I stole this phrase from one of my best friends. She likes to say she is in the depths of despair when she’s having a bad day or “in the depths” for short. I can’t be original all the time. Reminder to self: What to do while in the depths…. Get over yourself, it’s […]

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All the Coffee and Stress Away

Today has been a day folks. A glorious beautiful day, but a day nonetheless. I went back to work last week. If you can even call it that. I think I logged six hours. Anyways, I attempted to work again today, but Raleigh wasn’t having it. Apparently boobie trumps bottle. So I sped home to […]

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10 Home Favorites

If home is where the heart is, shouldn’t it reflect you and your family? I know I get so caught up in having the Pinterest perfect life. I want my home to be clean and bright like the popular filters. I want it to be worthy of thousands of likes on Instagram. Guess what. I’m […]

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Raleigh’s Room

As soon as we found out we were having a little girl, I went Pinterest crazy. I spent hours gathering ideas on how I wanted to create her space. I wanted something we could both enjoy. Something mellow and calming, but beautiful and inviting. I knew I wanted to take a slightly minimal approach. Minimalism […]

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What is an Oil Journal?

Welcome to my oil journal ! Why am I doing an oil journal? I am starting from square one. I haven’t ordered anything yet. I have not tried to sell anything yet. I’m not 100% sure I’m even going to attempt to sell any oils, but I’m 70% sure I’ll eventually try. All of the […]

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Complacently Content

Complacency: :  an instance of usually unaware or uninformed self-satisfaction Contentment: :  feeling or showing satisfaction with one's possessions, status, or situation. I think it's human nature to question everything. Once we get what our hearts desire, we immediately search for the next thing. We cannot dwell in the state of contentment or complacency. Is […]

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Things No One Tells You About Having A C Section !

 It’s not as bad, painful, or terrifying as it’s made out to be. Operating rooms are actually quite bright and inviting.  The numbing shot they give you may surround your lungs and make you feel like your drowning. This is the single worst part of it all. You feel like you can’t breathe even though […]

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Things that Make One Feel Like an Adult:

I’m having a child in 3 weeks and I still don’t feel like an adult. Adulting is over rated anyways, but I have stumbled across a few things that have made me feel more adultish. Sooooo I decided I would share them with you. Buying the expensive paper towels because the cheap ones suck and […]

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