my baby shower

It was a day to remember, that’s for sure. It flew by in a whirlwind–a whirlwind of love, encouragement and gifts. I’m so grateful for the gift of photos to help me remember it...

a new journey

In so many ways it felt like the end of a journey when we took this photo. And in so many ways it was. It was the end of a long journey of singleness....

my second trimester of pregnancy

The second trimester. I can hardly believe it’s come and gone! It started out with some full on nausea that didn’t seem to relent despite what all the books and websites say. Around 20...

day one.

Have you ever felt stuck? Like you want to change, but you don’t know where to start? Like you want something more for your life, but you don’t know how to get there?⠀ Well...

second trimester to dos

I cannot believe I am now past my second trimester! There seems like nine million things to do each trimester of pregnancy, but here’s my short and sweet list of the things that really...

new wine

I had plans to have it finished by now. Today exactly. Three years ago on June 21, after a week of intentional prayer, I heard God tell me that this was what I was...

my fave spring/summer diffuser blend

“…to bestow on them… the oil of joy instead of mourning…” – Isaiah 61:3⠀ my fave spring/summer diffuser blend: 4 drops joy 4 drops tangerine inhale, exhale, find rest and joy for your soul...

a first look at our maternity photos

I hadn’t been back there since he proposed. I wasn’t sure what it would look like after floods and fires. But as we trekked through a beaten path amidst overgrown weeds that even sprouted...

their due date

Today was their due date, the day I was supposed to welcome them into my arms. Instead I hold this necklace representing their sweet little lives. I still don’t know why some babies live...

my first trimester of pregnancy

I can hardly believe I just entered my third trimester of pregnancy! I want to remember each part of this journey, so I’ve decided to recap each trimester along the way. Here I will do just...