• Home Remodel,  My Life

    Family Pictures…And What to Do With Them!

    I hinted in my What I Love Wednesday that we just had our family pictures done, and I couldn’t be more excited about how they turned out!  If you are a local to KC, you just have to look up Kayla Alden Photography.  She is a magician!  We’ve had her do newborns and family photos, and every time, one of our kids (almost always Jacks :)) is a disaster and doesn’t want to cooperate.  I always leave thinking, “Well, there goes all the $$.”  Then I get the pictures, and she gets that split second that the kids were looking…

  • My Life

    What I Love Wednesday

    Today’s my birthday!! Ow ow!  I turned 33 today and I have to say, I’m at such a great place in my life.  I have so much to be thankful for.  And just like I do at each of my…

  • My Life

    5 Things I Learned From My Mom

    Earlier this week, I posted all about my sweet love, Jackson.  The boy who made me a mama for the first time. Now let’s get real for a second…motherhood didn’t come super natural to me.  In fact, for the longest…

  • Motherhood

    All About Jackson

    In honor of Mother’s Day, I wanted to post all about my firstborn.  My love that made me a mama.  Today’s post is all about Jackson Cruz! I decided to “retire” from teaching and stay at home with Jackson after…

  • Motherhood

    Our Summer Bucket List

    Each year, I get beyond excited for summer to get started.  No expectations, nowhere to be, long days, and late nights.  I just love it all!  But anyone else like me seem to have the summer slip through their fingers…

  • Motherhood

    Backyard Construction Site

    Happy May everyone!! This could quite possibly be my very favorite month!  School is coming to a close for my little, my backyard is full of beautiful blooms, and the excitement of long summer days are upon us.  Windows are…

  • Home Remodel

    Colton’s Nursery Reveal

    I’m thrilled to be posting the before and after photos of sweet baby Colton’s room with you today! First, because that means we.are.done! Allelujah! Second, that means that there is no longer the atrocious pink walls, the jenky shelves on…