A Rainy, Fun-filled Tailgate in Athens

It had been quite a while since I had tailgated for a game at my alma mater, The University of Georgia, in good ‘ol Athens GA with my girlfriends...more

The Weekly Wrap Up

Hey y’all! I’m sitting on the porch as I type and it is colddddd (50’s). It has me feeling all sorts of excited that fall and Friday are both here ....more

Graduating from the Diaper Bag {Giveaway!}

This post is brought to you by a Healthy Slice sponsor. I remember spending time longingly going over the details of diaper bag choices. How many pockets? ...more

5 Secrets for Delicious Homemade Soup

It is officially soup season. Like the start of most seasonal changes, I’ve jumped on the bandwagon early and overzealous. I think I may be on my third batch of homemade soup with a two week period right now? ...more

Choosing Joy

Good Monday morning! I hope you all had a great weekend. I usually get excited to hop on here and share our weekend antics, but this weekend rolled by under the radar ....more

Things I’m Loving Lately

It’s Friday! This week has been a whirlwind of settling back into our routine after vacation and I’m looking forward to a couple down days to fully settle into fall. Plus, pizza Friday- whoop! ...more

Oak Island Family Vacation

Also known as my giant exhale. Not that I was feeling desperate for a vacation, but the facts were that it had been three years since we went away for a full week’s vacation and we’d never been on a real vacation with the girls. With that being as it was, we excitedly planned a seven day escape to Oak Island on the North Carolina coast ....more

Mom’s Homemade Spaghetti Sauce

This simple meat and tomato spaghetti sauce is bursting with flavor and will satisfy the most robust appetite. It is easy to make ahead and goes well on spaghetti squash or zoodles for a low carb/paleo option, but also is perfect on top of classic spaghetti. You know what is crazy to me? ...more

Feeling Inspired! & my Return to Meal Planning

Wow you guys, I never meant to disappear! I don’t think I’ve ever gone that long without blogging which is either A. Impressive or B ....more

Hailey’s 4th Birthday Princess Party

A couple of months ago I started asking Hailey about her birthday. I suggested a park, taking one friend to do something special, a kid-focused place, but she shot down every suggestion I offered to beg for a party at home. Eventually I had to agree ....more