I’m not what you’d call a morning person. A typical rise-and-shine routine for me looks something like this: I fall out of bed and manage to see a few fuzzy shapes on my way down as I fumble for my Coke-bottle glasses. I stumble past the mounting pile of laundry, narrowly avoiding waking up my four-year-old, who has snuck into our […]Read More let's have coffee (and free coffee for you)
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 […]Read More a grateful giveaway
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 to the drawing board I go. Except, problem: I dusted off my favorite cookbooks and […]Read More i need dairy free recipes!
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 to write the stories that really mattered. I wanted to combine my inquisitiveness and passion […]Read More sharing a sweet future
This is a Sponsored post written by me on behalf of Arm & Hammer Truly Radiant. All opinions are 100% mine. What makes you feel beautiful? I mean really, honestly, truly radiant? For me, it’s not when I’m trading flip flops for high heels and ponytails for perfect curls. I feel the most beautiful when […]Read More how to live radiantly + embrace the camera
I can’t write this post telling you what it’s like to live with sickle cell. I can, however, tell you what it’s like to watch your three-year-old son fight it, every single day. For those of you who are new here, Joseph has sickle cell disease. (You can read more about what it is here.) […]Read More being a parent of a child with sickle cell
I’ve been wanting a vegetable garden for awhile, and this weekend, Jonny and Joseph are building me a custom vegetable garden for Mother’s Day. It has been so sweet to see them work together, and it has really been a labor of love. And Joseph has been really fascinated by the tomato thingies. (Thingies. That’s the best […]Read More cultivating a happy mother's day