25 Free and Fun Summer Date Ideas

25 Free and Fun Summer Date Ideas

Summertime is the perfect time to try new things, to get outside, and to go adventuring! It’s also the perfect time to save money on dating. (Enter: these 25 awesome summer date ideas!) There are so many fun things you can do without spending a penny! My husband...
50 Affordable Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

50 Affordable Mother’s Day Gift Ideas

Let’s be honest: we owe our moms an awful lot. By the time we were finally able to thank our moms for loving us the way they do, they’d already been taking care of us for years! Mother’s Day is totally appropriate, considering. But the truth is,...
Jack Everett’s Home Birth Story

Jack Everett’s Home Birth Story

This is Jack Everett’s home birth story. As first-time pregnant mamas, we spend hours reading books and articles, researching, and attending birth classes. We talk with our midwives and doctors, and listen to our friends’ birth stories, trying to...
Woodland Themed Gender Reveal

Woodland Themed Gender Reveal

Today, I have a very special name and gender reveal to share with you! If you know me well, you know that I love surprises. I always have, and I’ve always loved being able to surprise others on special occasions or for no reason at all. Turns out, this little baby is...
When Your Grey Skies Turn Blue

When Your Grey Skies Turn Blue

I’ll be honest. Until I moved out of Florida, I never understood why so many people really looked forward to spring. I mean, I understood it theoretically, but certainly not in the practical sense. With springtime in Florida comes humid, muggy, thick air, which for me...
Happy 1 Year Engagement Anniversary to Us

Happy 1 Year Engagement Anniversary to Us

February 12th is a very special day for our little family. Today is our first engagement anniversary. Benj proposed one year ago today! A little over a year ago, Benj had told me he’d planned to fly into Birmingham on February 13th, 2015. Naturally, I had...
Chronic Illness and Marriage

Chronic Illness and Marriage

Today marks seven months of marriage to my best friend- seven beautiful, wonderful, difficult, happy, blessed months. God has used each one of them to teach us and to draw us nearer to Himself. To commemorate the occasion, I thought I’d go ahead and share some things...