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Simple Halloween Decor

I’ve never been one to go overboard for Halloween. Taylor and I usually just spend the evening itself curled up watching Monster’s Inc. and carving pumpkins. But this year, with a little trick-or-treater in tow, and after reading Little Blue Truck’s Halloween every night for the last two weeks, I’m […]

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Finding a Home

Every now and then I have a brief dalliance with another house. I’ll find one on Redfin, pour over its pictures and details, imagine myself moving in, remodeling, redecorating. I’ll ask my husband if we should go look at it, maybe even drive by real slow a time or two. […]

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Little Things

I’ve been feeling a little small lately. A little invisible. A little bit like if I fell off the face of the earth, maybe nobody would notice. Of course that’s not true. Obviously Emmett would notice, and mostly likely my husband, eventually. Ha! But feeling small is usually one of […]

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Kid Containment

One of the things I dreaded most about having babies was the idea of my home being taken over by kid crap. I had visions of stepping on toys, tripping over books and stubbing my toe on endless plastic contraptions meant for sitting or soothing or swinging, etc. We love having Emmett […]

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Essential Oils

I know, I know. Essential Oils, blahdy blah. You’ve heard it all before, it’s a worthless pyramid scheme, it’s just a trend, an overpriced hobby for desperate housewives. You’re sick and tired of seeing everybody’s Instagram posts of little brown glass bottles with colorful labels, and if you read one more caption […]

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Being at Home

Three things I never expected. To fall in love with cooking. To move to the country. To thrive being at home. I’ve worked from home the last few years, but since I stopped working in September (catering pregnant is…interesting), I’ve truly become a stay-at-homer. My days have been filled with cooking, cleaning […]