I’ve missed a couple blogging days this weekend. I’ll be honest with you: the past couple of days have been pretty straight-up, straight-down…bad. In the midst of it, we had a great day of getting to spend a day away at a beautiful cabin with awesome friends (I couldn’t help but take a few photos!), […]Read More 31 days of living free: it is for freedom that i am set free
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 to fall, I’ve been thinking this new season. Where am I going? What am I […]Read More both feet firmly planted on love
Hands grasped over a warm mug (how awesome is that mug, by the way?). Hair piled high on the top of my head. Thick glasses framing my face. That’s me in the fall, and it’s kind of the best. Cozy, unpretentious, warm. When it comes to my wardrobe, I’ve moved from buying cheap, on-trend pieces […]Read More nothing's better than a sweater (cardigan style)
The view from my living room window. Fall’s warm-hued leaves bravely holding onto the trees, fighting against a heavy early snow. The sleepy sun rising from an autumn slumber, yawning and stretching its arms, embracing the trees, whispering, wake up. But the leaves, they’re tired. The weight of the world is too heavy. They f […]Read More which season of life are you in?
My friend has a favorite saying: Do small things with great love. We can’t all do everything, but we can all do something. Even tired and busy mamas of babies, toddlers, and preschoolers. This morning I got together with a few other moms to do something a little special for folks in a local retirement […]Read More reverse trick-or-treating
I’d been hearing the rallying cry all day. “Pick punk-in! Piiiick punk-in!” A certain little boy in our house was beyond himself with excitement. He was going to navigate the corn maze and eat popcorn and feed the goats and, of course, find the perfect pumpkin. Because we were going to the pumpkin patch. Visions of […]Read More patience at the pumpkin patch
We recently moved, and part of turning our house our home has been the tiny tweaks and touches that come from DIY decor. The weather is gorgeous today, and we decided to take advantage of it by making our front door a little more welcoming, just in time for fall. Jonny repainted the door, which […]Read More easy DIY fall decorating