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A letter to my daughter on her 10th birthday.

Well here we are. You are officially a pre-teen. Two whole hands old. An entire decade of life is behind you. I’ll be honest, Mahkena. You turning ten is so hard for me. While you want to be double digits and get more into your big girl status, my heart sinks just a bit. Ten years… Continue reading A letter to my daughter on her 10th birthday.

Lifestyle

2021; Our Year #LeParteyof6 Style

Leaving 2020, we hoped that covid would stay with it and 2021 would bring everyone a fresh start, mostly pandemic free. Unfortunately, that was not the case and it affected this year just as much as the last. But one thing is for certain, we tried our best to not let it hold us back… Continue reading 2021; Our Year #LeParteyof6 Style

Motherhood

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL INTERVIEWS (2021).

well, it's that time again for another year of school and one of my favorite yearly blog posts. our three brave girls weren't so ready for summer to be over, but were excited to be back around their friends. i am so looking forward to watching more of them and the lessons that they learn… Continue reading FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL INTERVIEWS (2021).

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AUGUST 2021; OUR MONTH IN VIDEO

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.

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JUNE 2021; OUR MONTH IN VIDEO

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!

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Our first few days with Winnie Jo; a photo diary.

John and I have been tossing around the idea for a while of adding another golden retriever to our family. As our girl Maci Bo gets older, we wanted her to have another dog around to keep her young. And yes, we have Mazi, but let’s be honest we don’t call her “Big Mama” for… Continue reading Our first few days with Winnie Jo; a photo diary.

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MAY 2021; OUR MONTH IN VIDEO

Can you believe that May is already over and summer is officially here? This month was full of celebrations between Mother’s Day and birthdays and a whole lot of fun in between. We ended our month with a family vacation and man, we’re already looking forward to another one. Hope you enjoy this little video… Continue reading MAY 2021; OUR MONTH IN VIDEO

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32 THINGS IVE LEARNED IN MY 32 YEARS

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

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EASTER 2021

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

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MARCH 2021; A VIDEO OF OUR MONTH.

three months in to 2021 and the time still is flying by. i really enjoy making these quick video collages of our month to capture the memories that we're creating. take a look at our month and see what we've been up to as a family of 6. https://videopress.com/v/UDqx5rjj?preloadContent=metadata