A Light In The Darkness

I know. You thought this was going to be a touching, heartfelt story about how God lights a path for us in the darkness. I understand that, given the title and all ....more

Scarlette’s Room: Cute & Creative Wall Art With Storage Space

This winter we took a weekend and switched Scarlette’s room and the spare room, which functions as my office. We mostly did it because it was time to convert Scarlette’s toddler bed into a full and even though her room was the larger of the two, the positioning of the windows and closet doors meant that we couldn’t fit the bed and dresser in there. There were other benefits too, like how that room stays warmer in the winter and darker, thanks to not facing the early morning sunrise ....more

The Redaction

I know I said I was going to write...more

A Book Party Invitation, Signed Copies & The #1 Thing I Have In Common With Taylor Swift

The posters in the window of the bookstore are bigger than Scarlette. I thought they were going to be, like, 8×10 sized. This is amazing ....more

Party Like It’s My Birthday! Free Gifts For YOU!

I turned 32 on Saturday. I originally typed that as 23, which is how I feel until I walk into Forever 21 and am all, “Oh right, I’ve already lived through daisy patterned crop-tops as fashion statement once in my life and thus I am likely too old to be in here right now.” (And then I’m like “Ooooooh, $7 skinny jeans!” and wrangle my stroller into the dressing room.) To celebrate my birthday and my book’s birthday, my lovely publisher is having a pre-order special this month...more

Our First Look At Anchored + Want To Read Chapter One?

Yesterday the official first copy of my book arrived at my house. I couldn’t wait to show it to Scarlette and so I filmed a little video of the two of us opening it, which I wanted to share with y’all. I thought it would be fun for us to all get our first glimpse of it together ....more

The Coolest Thing That Happened To Me This Weekend

How cool was it? Ice cold. Alright, alright, alright, alright ....more

What It’s REALLY Like To Book A Vacation On Groupon

This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Groupon Getaways. All opinions are 100% mine. I was chatting with some friends at a playdate about our trip to Ireland and when I mentioned that I booked it on Groupon everyone had a ton of questions ....more

A Random List Of Things That Irked Me This Week

- My GPS. Specifically, when my GPS tells me to make a slight left when the turn is at an obvious 90 degree angle. This inevitably results in me yelling at the GPS lady in my phone “THAT IS NOT A SLIGHT LEFT, HERMIONE! ...more

What It’s Like To Shop With My Four Year Old: A Play by Play

This is what it is like to go to Target with Scarlette. Literally....more