the kimball family: from zero to three

What does your family look like right now? My family consists of my husband Derek, who is a high school math teacher, Viola who is 6, Gideon who will be 5 in December and Charlotte who is 4 months old. As for me, I stay at home, I am an ambassador for Noonday Collection and […]

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january's adoption story

I haven’t been more excited about a guest post! I’m honored to share my friend January’s words on adoption. She has a beautiful heart and spends her days serving as a nurse at the University of Iowa. January was adopted from the Philippines at 1.5 years old, and she’s generously is sharing her perspective and […]

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a grateful giveaway

Community is so important. There’s nothing like sitting face-to-face, across the table, joining in conversation with someone. There’s an intimacy to the table — an insight that can only be gleaned over a warm cup on a cold day. Which is why, in partnership with Old Factory Coffee Shop, we’re throwing open the doors of the giveaway […]

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when parenting is hard

As soon as you set off on the adoption journey , as you start walking down the path of pregnancy — you realize something. Your little one isn’t here yet, but this parenting thing? It’s already hard and there’s no map to get you were you need to go. The path of parenthood is amazing and beautiful and […]

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the way of tea and justice

I have to confess something: I’ve always been a coffee girl. Give me mug brimming with a fresh pour-over (hold the cream and sugar), and I’ll give you a hug and a coffee-stained grin. Coffee. It’s kind of my thing. All that to say: I’ve been reading “The Way of Tea and Justice” with giant […]

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new hair color! a before & after

I colored my hair! I colored my hair! It might not seem like a big deal, but I haven’t colored my own since the “plum” incident of 2006. Since then, I’ve left hair coloring to the professionals. For the past few years, I’ve been going for that ombre thing. (Remember this ombre inspiration? And then how […]

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