Currently: September 2014

Fall Backyard

Currently:  My how different life is since my last "currently" post.  Having a baby is truly life changing.  It's an absolutely amazing time in our lives, while being the most exhausting time in our . . . Continue Reading »

What I Ate Wednesday: Week 1


As I shared yesterday, I never would have guessed how quickly I'd slip into an intuitive eating lifestyle after my daughter arrived. My diet and habits are WORLDS different these days. As the hours . . . Continue Reading »

Magnolia’s Birth Story

Magnolia Newborn Shoot

If the past 10 months of my life have taught me anything specific it's that there is very little we can control in this life!  Pregnancy, labor, delivery, and a newborn have taught me that I have to . . . Continue Reading »

Day In The Life: Last Day

Salted Caramel Mocha

Last Friday was my last day of work before going on maternity leave.  Although I had no idea when the baby would arrive or if I'd end up being induced, Neal and I both felt it was time for me to go on . . . Continue Reading »

Adjusting to Home


Good morning!! There's not much better than waking up from restful sleep, seeing the sun beaming through the windows, and seeing your beautiful daughter beside you. As tired as I am, I've never . . . Continue Reading »

Week 41 Pregnancy Update


Magnolia arrived just 4 hours shy of the 41 week mark! It was a long week, including a whirlwind of a weekend that ended in pure joy! I can't wait to share Maggie's birth story with y'all soon! Thank . . . Continue Reading »

And Baby Makes Three


After a whirlwind weekend, Neal and I welcomed our beautiful daughter to the world on September 14, 2014 at 8:06PM. All three of us are doing great. Thank you all for your love and support! . . . Continue Reading »

Are You Doing What You Can?


Many times over the past year I've asked myself, "Are you doing what you can?"  Even before I got pregnant, I often thought about my daily actions and whether or not they were in line with my goals. . . . Continue Reading »

Sunday Stroll

Rock Creek Park Trail Workout Walk

This morning I woke up and felt an overwhelming urge to get away for some me time.  I have mixed feelings about tomorrow being my due date.  On one hand I'm absolutely thrilled and excited and on the . . . Continue Reading »

Smoked Gouda Manicotti

Smoked Gouda Manicotti

I have been super spoiled this week! My mom arrived from Texas and has been helping me so much around the house. Whether she was hanging things in the nursery, surprising me by getting my car cleaned, . . . Continue Reading »