Monthly Archives: September 2014

dreaming at 10,000 feet

I’m typing this on a plane, trying ignore the dips and drops as we hit some of that “unexpected turbulence.” If you ever need to be reminded how small you are, just hop on a plane. I’m sitting here, buckled … Continue reading

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both feet firmly planted on love

Though you may have been sipping Pumpkin Spice Lattes for a while now, (Can we talk about that? Because I’m not a fan.) today marks the first official day of fall. As the air gets crisp and the leaves start … Continue reading

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a case for the dust bunnies

I’m sitting on my floor. I was supposed to be tossing trains back into the wicker toy box we attempt to hide in the corner of the living room, but instead, I’m sitting on my floor. The kids are asleep, … Continue reading

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the coney island of the midwest

I’m welcoming fall, but I’d be lying if I said I wouldn’t miss slow summer mornings and dipping my toes in the lake. We had a very happy and healthy family summer filled with adventures and memories, and I’m so grateful … Continue reading

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when mama leaves the nest: influence conference edition

Who doesn’t love an awkward selfie every once in a while? I’m packing up and heading to Indianapolis to attend The Influence Conference at the end of this month, and I’m linking this little post with other attendees as a chance … Continue reading

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i need dairy free recipes!

Meal planning is the worst. Or maybe I’m just really bad at it. All I know is this mama has been spending way too much at the grocery store and I’ve been stumped for meals for awhile, so it’s back … Continue reading

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sharing a sweet future

As a magazine journalism major, I had big dreams about changing the world with my words. While there was a side of me that had stars in my eyes for glamorous glossies, the other part of my heart was torn … Continue reading

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