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My hope is that this space serves YOU and helps to make your life feel a bit more elevated and a lot more joyful. I will be sharing simple recipes, affordable finds (and what to do with them), tips and tricks, our home (wherever the Air Force and life takes us), and a lot of joyful life in between.

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Pregnancy Third Trimester Recap
10/19/20

Although Ellie girl has been with us for 9 weeks now, I wrote this post a few days before she arrived and still wanted to share. Some of you might not care to read this after the fact, but I probably will want to look back on this later on! Here are my answers to […]

Tupta Tot #2 Third Trimester Recap

Baby Journey

Holiday favorites Anthro

Anthropologie Holiday Collection Favorites

I want to start this post out by saying if you are paying off debt or are trying to stick to a tight budget, please do not continue reading this post! Your financial goals are more important than this stuff I’m about to share! I’m cheering you on!!! Christmas is my favorite time of the […]

October 15, 2020

Holidays

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Maternity clothes

October 14, 2020

Pregnancy

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Minimal Maternity Wardrobe – Summer Due Date

About three years ago when I was packing up my closet to prepare for our move from Phoenix to South Carolina, I realized that I had so many clothes that I didn’t wear and I basically wore the same pieces on repeat. At that point, I got rid of so much stuff and decided I […]

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What to pack in a hospital bag
9/03/20

Almost three weeks ago our little Eleanor was making her way into the world. Goodness, time is flying… It hurts my heart a bit. Ironically enough, the 2.5 days that we spent in the hospital felt like they took forever. I think that was just because we wanted to get home so badly (despite how […]

What We’d Pack in a Hospital Bag + Free Printable

Pregnancy

Elvie

Why I Got the Elvie Breast Pump & How I Ordered it with Tricare

I tend to do a lot of research and question asking when it comes to buying pretty much anything. Breast pumps though, well, really most baby products, I feel like was on a whole other level for me. I will say though, once I learned about the Elvie from a great friend of mine, the […]

August 24, 2020

Pregnancy

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Pregnant Resource Vault

July 29, 2020

Baby Journey

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Resources We’ve Utilized During Pregnancy

Birth Class We can’t recommend this enough! Specifically Lauren’s class. She typically does these in person but because of COVID she revamped everything to make it online so even though she’s based out of Northern VA, we were able to do this with her which was amazing. The course is broken up into four, three-ish […]

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7/13/20

Two weeks ago tomorrow, Stephen and I were sleeping in the house I grew up in when I awoke to multiple messages (mostly from friends stationed or deployed across the globe) asking if Stephen was okay. “Yeah, he’s was sleeping right next to me, what’s up?” I quickly learned that there had been a fatal […]

Life Lately + Maternity Photos

Lifestyle

SC Home

Our SC Home is on the Market!

I still don’t know if the fact that there’s a “for sale” sign in our yard has really hit me yet. I knew this would happen though – when the time came, everything would start happening at an extremely quick rate. Sure enough, it is. Not only is the house on the market and we’ve […]

June 22, 2020

House + Home

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June 15, 2020

Baby Journey

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Tupta Tot #2 Second Trimester Recap

How do you feel physically, emotionally, and mentally? Physically, I felt (and still feel) fantastic. My energy was really high and even working out I felt strong and capable. I started feeling pelvic floor pressure around the start of the second trimester so I modified my workouts accordingly and started to see a physical therapist […]

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