I sit here tonight in our house that we have made into a home in Oklahoma City with boxes lined up against the walls and almost-empty rooms. We are 5 days away from making the move back to Houston, Texas after 15 wonderful months here in OKC. You see, when we made the move here, … Continue reading From OKC to HTX
She's one! It seems to go faster and faster with each kid and tends to remind me that the years are so short. With Della being our third kid and only daughter, we decided to be a tad bit extra when it came to her birthday celebrations. I'm talking like a whole week long celebration … Continue reading Della’s First Birthday
As promised, Della’s Birth Story. It’s a long one. So grab a cup o something and read all about our journey to get Della girl here.
April, 11th 2018. The day we met our daughter, Della. The thing about this story is that everything up until this day was preparing us for the moment of her birth. We didn’t know it at the time, but our whole journey had been a preparation for the scary, empowering, emotional, soulful story that was about to become ours. The most important takeaway from our birth story, in the end, is that it is…OURS. Not one single birth story will ever be exactly the same and the beauty of each woman’s story is that it’s theirs. A memory that can never be taken away.
Here it goes…
I woke up around 3:30 am on the morning of the 11th with a ton of sinus pressure and a stuffy nose. I got out of bed and decided to seek relief with a Neti Pot and some essential oils. I was past due and…
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We go through phases in our house where breakfast will be eggs and toast all day, everyday and then sometimes frozen waffles win out over the homecooked breakfast dishes. You know what kind of mornings I am talking about there. But I do like to try out new things that I can prep the night … Continue reading Mixed Berry Oatmeal Bake
This can be a really hard pill to swallow. There is enough happiness to go around, but sometimes we can find ourselves feeling envious and even resentful of others success. I am here to tell you, stop it!! Just stop. Have you ever been in a room where someone was given a compliment and you … Continue reading 5 steps to radiate happiness in yourself and for others
I did it! After all that craft store drama, I pulled it off. Not going to lie. I am pretty proud of myself. I did follow some very easy to use Pinterest instructions on how to "DIY" a no-sew Spider Costume for inspiration, so I can't take all of the creativity credit here. Of course, … Continue reading DIY Spider Costume
I've talked about Whole30 before and what an awesome reset it is for the body when you've indulged on too many holiday cookies and treats. So here we are doing our 5th round of it and I have figured out some simple hacks to keep it interesting. One of those being, don't deny a craving! … Continue reading Whole30 Buffalo Chicken Bake