August was full of more birthdays, mini getaways, and football games. Here’s a peek at our month and the life I’ve thankful for.



Happy June ya’all! This month was full of celebrations between Father’s Day and birthdays, backyard adventures, and bringing home our new Winnie girl. Here’s a look at our month; hope you enjoy!



32 years old today, and there has been quite a few things that I’ve learned through the years. I’ve made good choices, stupid choices, and learned that sometimes the only explanation for your actions is, “it seemed like a good idea at the time.” But through it all, I’ve learned. And firsthand, from my own… Continue reading 32 THINGS IVE LEARNED IN MY 32 YEARS



i hope you all had a wonderful easter whether you were celebrating at home relaxing, around the table with family, or alone. we were so lucky this year with amazing weather here in illinois; it always makes the day a whole lot more enjoyable when the sun is shining. this year was a little different… Continue reading EASTER 2021


Amazon office must-haves

we're all guilty of it; seeing those items that are all over social media and tik-tok and we can't help but want it. there are so many neat gadgets out there that influencers are reviewing that it's hard not to. and now with working from home being the new normal for a lot of people… Continue reading Amazon office must-haves

Our Home

a peek into my new craft room | DIY craft desk

i have been SO SO excited to write this blog post for you all! john and i have been doing a lot of redecorating within our home and during the process, we made one of our rooms into my dream craft space and studio! i knew that i wanted to go with the color scheme… Continue reading a peek into my new craft room | DIY craft desk


our summer 2020 family diary.

summer has winded down and the weather is cooling off. the kids are off and back to school and the summer of 2020 is behind us. this summer was certainly different than all others; a whole lot less distractions with a large majority of places being closed. but truthfully, it was nice. rather than rushing… Continue reading our summer 2020 family diary.


last day of school interviews (2019/2020).

holy cow! this school year FLEW by. and it goes without saying, the ending of the year was strange! parents became teachers and living rooms became classrooms as we were all faced with the infamous covid-19 quarantine. something i've learned? i'm not made out to be a teacher. i give them so much props! ya'all… Continue reading last day of school interviews (2019/2020).


around our house: quarantine 2020.

this blog has always been a space for me to share the beauty of our family's moments, whether if it's from the view of the city streets or the comfort of my couch. a place for me to document all of life's adventures, and this year has been quite the adventure thus far. no words… Continue reading around our house: quarantine 2020.


a recap of our year – 2019.

2019 started off challenging, but has ended being one of the very best years. i'm taking this year as something that i will look back to, and be grateful for where it took me. and in 2020, i'm ready for more, more of this happy life. i took a few minutes to look through my… Continue reading a recap of our year – 2019.