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How to Go Backpacking with a Toddler

How to Go Backpacking with a Toddler

Last September, over Memorial Day weekend, my husband, K (learn more about him here), shared with me one of his all-time favorite activities: backpacking. I was hesitant to go on a backpacking trip for a number of reasons, but the biggest reason is we would […]

My Dream Home

My Dream Home

  I’ve spent a good portion of my life thinking about my dream house. I think this may because my mom spent a lot of time looking at houses for sale. We were the family that perused the real estate listings in the paper each […]

The Soundtrack of My Life

The Soundtrack of My Life

Continuing the blogging challenge from Kait over at Communikait, I am writing today about my life soundtrack. It is a lengthy post. I may be the only person who ever reads the entire thing. I’m sorry, I couldn’t help myself. How do you identify and […]

My Greatest Fears

My Greatest Fears

In August, I decided to participate in a blogging challenge for the month of September put on by Kait over on Communikait. Well, September turned out way busier than I expected it to be with beginning a new job at a new school, so this […]

New Year’s Resolutions Check-In {The Sunday Sessions: 8.12.18 Edition}

New Year’s Resolutions Check-In {The Sunday Sessions: 8.12.18 Edition}

Sunday is traditionally a day in which we slow down, take time for reflection, and recharge. Every Sunday, I will share a poem or excerpt that will make us think, wonder, or even laugh as we prepare ourselves for the upcoming week.     On […]

3 Budget Wine Accessories (and 1 Splurge) for the Wine Enthusiast {Thursday 3: August 9, 2018}

3 Budget Wine Accessories (and 1 Splurge) for the Wine Enthusiast {Thursday 3: August 9, 2018}

If you’re anything like me and the rest of America, you’re in the middle of a love affair with wine right now. Wine is having a BIG moment, and I’m all aboard that wine train. But once you get into the wine world, all those […]

Life Lately on the Oregon Coast {Thursday 3: August 2, 2018}

Life Lately on the Oregon Coast {Thursday 3: August 2, 2018}

July was a packed month full of vacation, vacation, vacation! We visited Lopez Island, Lake Chelan, and the Oregon Coast. Since I talked about our first two vacations in my July 12th Thursday 3, today I’m breaking down three things I loved about our visit […]

3 Essential Family Apps {Thursday 3: July 26, 2018}

3 Essential Family Apps {Thursday 3: July 26, 2018}

Hi, everyone! For today’s Thursday 3, I’m sharing three family apps we use on a daily or near-daily basis in our household. The best part is that all of these family apps are free! Without further ado, let’s get to ’em.     This post […]

3 Hawaiian Jewelry Pieces Perfect for Summer {Thursday 3: July 19, 2018}

3 Hawaiian Jewelry Pieces Perfect for Summer {Thursday 3: July 19, 2018}

Hey, friends! The weather here in the Pacific Northwest is starting to heat up (we hit 80 degrees in our poorly ventilated house this week – woohoo!), and it’s got me longing for that one time we spent seven years living on the island of […]

The Sunday Sessions: Political Talk Edition 7.15.18

The Sunday Sessions: Political Talk Edition 7.15.18

Sunday is traditionally a day in which we slow down, take time for reflection, and recharge. Every Sunday, I will share a poem, excerpt, or thought that will make us think, wonder, or even laugh as we prepare ourselves for the upcoming week. Happy Monday! […]