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As a new mom, I’m constantly looking for the newest and most practical items for my baby. I want things that are going to make my life easier, but also benefit Eleanor. I certainly don’t have all of the answers and I definitely don’t know everything, but what I have learned is that not every […]

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I initially intended to write two separate posts, but when your baby arrives three weeks early, you put everything into one blogpost. I’m sharing all of my thoughts and feelings regarding my pregnancy, birth, and postpartum. If you followed my journey from the beginning, then you know that the first trimester was every bit of […]

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Colin & Chrissy are married! It was an absolutely beautiful day, even though a quick storm rolled through mid-afternoon. Chrissy was stunning and after the two read notes from each other, they shared the sweetest first look. Ladies, you need to find you a man who will look at you like Colin looks are Chrissy. […]

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It’s hard to believe that 5 years have already come and gone since John & I got married. We’ve called 3 states home & have probably traveled well over 50,000 miles. As I reflect on these last 5 years, I’m amazed at all the things we’ve accomplished in such a seemingly short amount of time. […]

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By now, you’ve probably booked your venue and photographer, said “yes to the dress,” and maybe even sent out your save the dates. The planning is progressing and it’s time to draw out your timeline for your wedding day. Before you can really start the process you’ll need to determine a few things.   1. […]

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I can’t believe another year has come and gone. Does time ever slow down? This year has been one for the books and one we won’t ever forget. In January, we sold our house and moved to west Michigan. I don’t think either of us knew what to expect, but we made it our mission […]

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This Florida girl thoroughly enjoyed the cooler weather in Charleston this past weekend. It was the most beautiful day for James & Erin’s wedding. Sunny skies and a light cool breeze–it was the best! James & Erin live in Maryland now and chose to have a destination wedding to Charleston where they met. Though both […]

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Our friends Kyle & Nikki welcomed their first child last Wednesday around one in the afternoon. Emersyn Ruth weighed 7 pounds and 8 ounces and was 21 inches long. Nikki chose to have a midwife and deliver naturally. All went seemingly well for this new mom-to-be. Her contractions started late Tuesday and roughly 16 hours […]

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Have you ever dreamed a dream that seemed too good to ever be true? That’s how we felt until last Friday. After 8 long years of learning the business, John became a Chick-fil-A Owner/Operator for a store in Vero Beach, Florida!   It’s been a tiresome, yet very rewarding journey. There have been months upon […]

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I have a confession to make. I’ve written this blogpost probably 3-4 times. I’ve planned to make it public numerous occasions and somehow I always seem to delete the whole thing entirely. The truth is it’s hard to be vulnerable with the world. It’s difficult to share our intimate thoughts, especially in a world of […]