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Baby Brooklyn’s Arrival

Jan 24th 10:30pm I was folding laundry in bed and I noticed that my contractions were becoming somewhat regular, about 5 minutes apart. They weren’t super strong and felt just like the Braxton Hicks that I had been experiencing for the last 2 months. The contractions stopped after an hour and I went to bed with the nagging feeling like I needed to finish packing…

Read More >> 02.07.18

A blogging lull

A blogging lull; common in the blogging world right? Well, I guess I’ve experienced mine and I’m ready to get back to it. So, let’s catch up. March A month full of highs and lows. We were in the process of closing for our first home and we ran into so many issues. After the previous owner threatening to pull out because of our lenders…

Read More >> 10.07.15

Count Your Many Blessings

This post in much more personal that I would normally write, but I feel the need to share my feelings for whatever reason. Some of you may know this and others may not, but Jack and I have been trying to have a baby for a while now with no success. I have tracked my cycle, started my prenatal vitamins, exercised, and done every other…

Read More >> 02.25.15

Our New Farmhouse Table

When we bought all of out new furniture from IKEA, we bought all black. I thought it would be a good choice because it would match some of our remaining furniture. But, I hated it! Our apartment felt so dark and hard. So we started replacing everything! And we started with a new table! As an early birthday present, Jack’s parents build us our very…

Read More >> 01.27.15

Meet Calvin

A little over a month ago our family grew with the addition of our sweet little Calvin. Our evening started out just by going to the Oregon Humane Society to check out the dogs and get an idea of what dog would be best for our family, and when we could make it happen (we had no intentions of bringing a dog home that night). Side…

Read More >> 08.27.14

Welcome to our new place!

Thank goodness that IKEA’s furniture is stylish and CHEAP! When Jack and I moved from Utah about 8 months ago we got rid of a good majority of our furniture, so we furnished just about our entire apartment with IKEA furniture. Talk about a dream come true; buying everything that looks even remotely cute from IKEA; ya I was in Heaven. Lets start this tour!

Read More >> 07.23.14

Why I chose to get married at 18

I was married to my wonderful husband, Jack, on January 4, 2013 and it was the best decision I have ever made, and I was 18 years old. I had so many rude remarks and judgments placed against me. People told me that I didn’t understand love; I was too young to know what love is. I was told that I was making a bad…

Read More >> 03.18.14

10 Tips for Your Wedding Day

Everyone knows that there are certain priorities that are included in a wedding day, they are The fact that you’re getting married! The Photographs The Dress These tips will ensure for a perfect wedding day and beautiful pictures to look back on for the rest of your life. The following pictures include good and bad examples for this helpful tips, pictures with pink checks are…

Read More >> 02.12.14