• 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…

  • Mya’s Surgery and 11 Month Update

    Six days and counting since our baby girl went in for eye surgery and I’ve been excited to share all the great changes we’ve seen already in sweet Mya. Although we won’t have true results of the surgery for several…

  • Fall Family Picture Outfits

    It’s that magically stressful time of the year for a lot of us…fall family pictures. We love the result, right? But the prepwork is just that…so.much.work. We had our family photo session on Friday*takes a gulp of wine* and I…

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