Lifestyle

So, let me reintroduce myself.

This could be the place where I rattle on and tell you I’m a mom, a lover, a craft-enthusiast, but rather, I want to use this platform to share more than that. So who is Shayla Jo? I’m still trying to figure out everything I want to be and I’ve got a whole lifetime to find… Continue reading So, let me reintroduce myself.

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1/4th of our year in photos.

A fourth of the year has about gone by and we've been nothing short of busy. Between birthday celebrations, mini-vacations, and every day life April has snuck up on us. I wanted to share a bit of our year thus far with all of you; enjoy! Valentine's Day John and I drove up to Chicago… Continue reading 1/4th of our year in photos.

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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.

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October 2021; our month in video

woah! can you believe that october is already over and before we know it we will be celebrating thanksgiving? it was a very busy month for us between homecoming, adult trick-o-treating, hotel getaways, and lots of time with family. we ended the month of two nights of dressing up and trick-or-treating with the kids. always… Continue reading October 2021; our month in video

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September 2021; our month in video

September has come and gone and you know what that means: a new video recap of our month! It was a family-filled month with school starting back up, hotel overnights, backyard camping, and birthday celebrations. Putting these videos together always make me appreciative of the life we have and the people in; we truly are… Continue reading September 2021; our month in video

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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JULY 2021; OUR MONTH IN VIDEO

July has come and went; and summer is almost over! As much as I hate watching summer go, I love all the memories we've been making thus far. Here’s a look at our month; hope you enjoy! https://videopress.com/v/w6cax4Q8?preloadContent=metadata

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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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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