Ideas vs. Reality: Parenthood Edition

Most people have opinions about parenting, whether they are parents or not. I know I did. Have they changed since becoming a mom? Photography by Emilee Chambers Photography Idea #1. We'd fit baby into our schedule. Bob and I always said we weren't going to rearrange our life for a baby. They'd travel with us,…

10 Things You May Not Know About Me

I am afraid of birds. They are unpredictable and uncontrollable. I don't trust them. I am adopted. My 2 brothers & I joined a foster family when I was a baby. We were officially adopted by that family when I was 4. As a kid, I hated when people found out I was adopted, but…

Hey friends.

Hey there. How are ya? You may be reading this because you like my writing. You may be reading this because you are stuck inside for the 3789th day and you are running out of things to read. Either way, hello. If you've known me for a while, you probably know that I love to…

1 Year Down, A Lifetime To Go!

Happy 1st Anniversary To Us! Warning: This post will get sappy. Don't say I didn't tell you. When I thought about my future husband, I could never picture who I would end up with. I'm moody, I spend way too much money on dining out, my car is always a mess and I can be pretty…

The Millennial Life.

I grew up with a strong work ethic. As teenagers, if we wanted something (name brand clothing, cell phone, car, etc) we had to pay for it ourselves. I quickly found my identity in trying to be the hardest worker in any job that I took on. At my first job, I was always given…

Marry Me?

I read somewhere that today was "National Proposal Day". While I have no idea if this is true or why this would be a thing, I decided this would be a great time to share our proposal story. If you can't share it on "National Proposal Day", when can you share it?