Be All The Things

I really don’t need to write anymore. This sums it all. Why do we feel the need to fit into a mold, a category, a box? In high-school it was labels and cliques. For adulthood its careers and hobbies. It’s cut and dry when it should be jagged and damp. Damp is fun, with out […]

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Motherhood is Weird

I have this tiny human I am responsible for, but I’m still me. I thought being a mom would make me feel old, or at least like an adult. It doesn’t. I’m still my ever direction changing self. I still want to live on the road, but instead of living in a van, I want […]

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December 2017

Little hands, piggy toes in mouth, big beautiful smiles, twinkling lights, glowing big blue eyes, Christmas tree farm, fuzzy pajamas, slow slow living. I love this life. I love being her Mama. My mantra has become live simply and love generously. I’m learning about the importance of taking care of our world God has entrusted […]

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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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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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The Truth About Essential Oils…

8.24.17 Dear Oil Diary, My Starter Kit of essential oils came in the mail a few days ago. Needless to say I have been experimenting ! Before that glorious package arrived, I did some research on essential oils and babies. I found some pretty terrifying things. Babies cannot tolerate a lot of the oils we […]

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Thieves Cleaner and Tangerine DIY !

8.16.17 Today I got a goodie box from my lovely enroller, Lorri. In the world of Young Living, an enroller is simply the person you signed up under to get the goods. I opened that box like a present on Christmas morning. I’m not going to list everything that is inside because I’m lazy and […]

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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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Do you Have a Wall?

I quietly sit through another Thursday Aural class as my teacher goes over solfege. Again. Community college is easy. At least so far community college is easy, but it is only week 4. I learned most of the things we are going over in elementary and middle school. I sit here in my kitchen, eating […]

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