Oreo cheesecake cookies

Oreos are America's favorite cookie, right? What about cookies MADE with Oreos. I don't think it could get any better ....more

The Bug

The worst kind of bug in the entire world. The stomach bug. The stomach bug swept through our entire house this past week, starting with our little Fordy boy ....more

Inside out Pizza Pie with Animeals {giveaway}

As we got closer to Ford's first birthday, he became more and more picky. By his birthday he refused to eat meat, avocados, mac and cheese, and even chocolate cake! Who is this kid?! ...more

Ford 13 months

New this month Walking everywhere, doesn't really crawl anymore Blowing kisses and even making a smacking sound, too cute! Dances all the time Praying hands during prayer time When asked he will point to his head, eyes, nose, teeth, belly, shirt, shoes, feet. He will also point them out on mommy/daddy Clicks his tongue and he thinks it's hilarious Favorite word is "Papa" ....more

Big boy

Last week we spent a few days in Dallas with family and these pictures are just too cute not to share. I look at the pictures of Ford on his tip toes and Ford squatting in the front yard and cannot believe that my baby boy is no more! He looked so much more grown up trying to keep up with his 2 year old cousin Embry and wanted to do what she was doing ....more

Embracing Chaos

I shared this post on the Thrive Moms blog a few months ago and wanted to share it on my personal blog today. Ford is a great sleeper now and we haven't had a blowout in months but the chaos is there, just in different forms. --------------------------------- A few weeks ago I was listening to a sermon on my phone while I was out and about running errands and something hit me like a ton of bricks ....more

Walk the line

Well folks, we have a full on walker! Ford took his first steps a few weeks ago but plateaued around 10-12 steps and after a weekend of trying keep up with his 2 year old cousin Embry, he is a walking machine. Prior to last weekend, he would only walk on carpet and take off from sitting in his Anywhere Chair or leaning against the couch ....more

The Look {giveaway}

I would describe myself as the average mom when it comes to makeup and beauty. Sure, I love having makeup on and like to spruce up but I don't always have the time. My day-to-day makeup routine takes about 2 minutes, start to finish, and I never really change it up ....more

The Look {giveaway}

I would describe myself as the average mom when it comes to makeup and beauty. Sure, I love having makeup on and like to spruce up but I don't always have the time. My day-to-day makeup routine takes about 2 minutes, start to finish, and I never really change it up. If Jon and I are going out on a date, I may put on some top eyeliner to feel sassy but nothing special. I stick to earth tone eye shadows, black eyeliner, and nothing on my lips....more

Labor day

Last year on Labor Day I was so sad to miss out on a family weekend at the lake but I was still bent over and hobbling around post C section and sleeping in 3 hour increments. I remember thinking 'Okay next year will be great! Ford will be 1 and sleeping through the night!' ....more