what’s cooking, BK?

One of our goals for this year is to take BK on a...more

Baby It’s Cold Outside, showering a sweet baby girl

Could party planning be my love language? Seriously. I love, love, love to help throw a party ....more

American Idol: Superstars Made Here

For years, we have watched American Idol at our house. It’s one of our favorite shows to watching from the beginning of the season to the end, and we even have some of our favorite past contestants in our iTunes library. Hello, Carrie Underwood! ...more

holiday happenings

Let’s forget the fact that some of the events happened nearly a month ago. I’m just getting around to posting about our jam packed December. It started out with a Christmas party for BK’s dance class ....more

American Idol, where superstars are made!

For years, we have watched American Idol at our house. It's one of our favorite shows to watching from the beginning of the season to the end, and we even have some of our favorite past contestants in our iTunes library. Hello, Carrie Underwood! I can't believe that the 14th season is underway; that's a ton of music superstars over the years....more

Whole 30: Week 2 Meal Plan

If you missed the plan for week 1, you can find it here. Would you believe we’re back to day 1 over here? I couldn’t let Allen start over alone after his hunting trip this weekend, so we started things over this week ....more

Judson is 8 months!

Well, actually Judson was 8 months, on Christmas Day, excuse my tardiness, we were just a tiny bit busy....more

January Goals

I’m a big fan of goals. While teaching, I was trained in the 7 Habits of Highly Effective People as part of the Leader In Me program. It was hands-down, the most beneficial professional development I took part in while teaching ....more

Whole 30: 7 Day Meal Plan

I posted a photo on Instagram a few days back while I was planning my Whole 30 meals for the week, and I promised to try and get a sample plan on the blog. Planning is probably the reason that Whole 30 was successful for me the first time. And planning also means we eat 99% of the fruits and veggies and I’m not throwing them out at the end of the week ....more

dear little ones, my new year’s resolutions for you

dear little ones, I know you don’t quite understand, but there is quite the chatter about New Year’s resolutions right now. Many people are resolving to lose weight or exercise more, maybe to quit an unhealthy vice or start something healthy and life-altering. These resolutions come in all shapes and sizes, and while you’re not old enough to have the slightest clue, I’ve come up with a few for you ....more