• Mya’s TWO!

    Anyone else have to do a double-take to be sure you read that right?! How, oh how? Mya turns two today and I can’t believe just how fast time has gone. She’s got her own personality, her own sass (does…

  • Fall Family Pictures + Gallery Wall

    If you’re a local to the KC area, let me give the very best advice I’ve ever given on here…book Becca Blackburn for your next family photo session. Two years in a row we’ve worked with Becca, and two years…

  • Jackson is SIX!

    My oldest turned six today. SIX!! Unbelievable, guys. We’ve been counting down to this day on our letterboard since the end of August, but actually giving a good night kiss to a five-year old for the last time last night…

  • Kid’s Kitchen Makeover

    When Jackson turned one, Santa got him an adorable navy blue play kitchen with silver accents. *And Santa shared all the details – He snagged it at KidKraft.com where they still have so many cool colors to choose from* Since…

  • Back to School Traditions + Recap

    My sweet Jackson Cruz went off and did big kid things this week. We officially have a kindergartener in our house! He was so ready. He couldn’t wait for school to start. He couldn’t wait to put on his uniform.…

  • Mya’s Surgery Update

    I’m excited to be back after a busy 8 week stretch of the One Room Challenge! The laundry room occupied so much time, so much thought, so much energy that it consumed every moment spent away from my family. Early…

  • Pecan Crusted Chicken Strips

    This is obviously a recipe today, but I’m going to categorize this one under Motherhood, as well, because these are some major kid favorites around our house. With my boys, they’ve recently decided that they no longer like the chicken…

  • Mya’s Eye Update

    It’s been 5 months since Mya had her eye surgery to fix her infantile esotropia, or better known as crossed eyes. 5 months since she went from having near completely turned in eyes to looking you straight on with those…

  • Baby Girl’s Reading Nook

    For a few months now, we’ve had a little 4′ flocked Christmas tree in the corner of Mya’s room that brought the most magical ambiance to the space. There’s really nothing quite like Christmas lights to make a soft warm…

  • Mya’s ONE!!

    I don’t think I could be in more disbelief over a sentence. I never knew a year could go by so quickly. Especially a year like 2020 that was full of heartache, tumultuous times, and just overall strangeness. She has…

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