Month: July 2017

Starting from a happy place

First things first. I want to take this minute to explain why I keep up with this blog. I think it started as one thing and has morphed a bit, and now I am just kind of going with it. What you are about to read (or have read from me in the past) may seem idealistic or ridiculous or sometimes downright impossible…and…

Obsessions: the summer edition

This week I’ve decided to do a post exclusively on things I am obsessing over this summer. I haven’t included any obsessions in the last few posts, and thought what the heck. So here we go, here are the things I have been obsessing over this summer. Target’s Monthly Beauty Boxes: Love them. Seriously. Target comes out with a new…

My Daily Journey Back in Time

I have an absolutely terrible memory; it has steadily declined since having kids. Early on as a mom, I realized how important it was for me to remember the everyday moments…the memories that probably don’t warrant a picture, but are momentous nonetheless. In July of 2012, I started keeping daily notecards to record these “little” momentous daily events. My inspiration…

Camping, dancing and reunions: Our Independence Day week

Every Independence Day we spend a few days at Bull Shoals lake with Jason’s family. You can say what you want about camping (and believe me, I hate most things about camping), but you can’t dispute that it is a time for enjoying the simplicity in things and slowing down. This year was probably our best trip yet. Every year the boys…