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Parenthood

How To Deal With “Crap Hangers”

How To Deal With “Crap Hangers”

Nearly no one is excluded from gossiping. But according to the morning show I listen to, if you don’t return the favor of lending an ear, you are a “crap hanger”. Read more of my thoughts about crap hanging here.

Some Well-Deserved Mama Time

Some Well-Deserved Mama Time

Although I almost never feel like I truly need a break, it’s nice to have one every once in a while. It’s also nice when, out of nowhere, I’m surprised with a “Do you want to take a bath?” from my husband. I get this […]

A Starbucks Coffee Break: Why I Quit My Job to Make Coffee

A Starbucks Coffee Break: Why I Quit My Job to Make Coffee

I’ve been working at Starbucks for almost two years now. My job at Starbucks has been my longest-held job since graduating college. That used to be something that embarrassed me, but not anymore. Working at Starbucks has undoubtedly been my favorite experience so far. I love […]

The New Sleeping Routine

The New Sleeping Routine

Becoming a mother has been nothing like I ever imagined. So many aspects of motherhood fail to meet expectations, in good ways and bad, but I think the biggest adjustment for Matty and I both has been his sleeping routine. Nighttime for Mason was a […]

How We Learned To Love Our Little Life

How We Learned To Love Our Little Life

After we were married, our everyday life slowly transformed into the stereotypical married lifestyle. We went from going on regular dates downtown to occasionally getting the chance to maybe go grocery shopping together. Our work consumed our lives, and even over time infected our attitudes […]

5 Reasons to Adopt Your Next Dog

5 Reasons to Adopt Your Next Dog

I am completely sincere when I talk about my obsession with my dogs. They both mean the world to me, and I treat them like my first children. Mason will grow up believing they are his big sisters, and he their little brother. Elliot and […]

3 Ways You Can Keep Your House (Mostly) Clean

3 Ways You Can Keep Your House (Mostly) Clean

I’ve always been a cleaner. After being forced to do chores as a kid, I became a little obsessive about keeping things clean. But now I have a six month old who needs 100% of my attention! Cleaning the house gets put on the back […]

Making Time for our Dogs

Making Time for our Dogs

I have loved my dogs since the very first moment I laid eyes on them. Elliot was a year and a half when I adopted her, and our bond is very strong. She was the first dog I’ve ever had independently, and she was my […]

(What Felt Like) The Longest Week of All Time

(What Felt Like) The Longest Week of All Time

No matter who you are, you’ve experienced what we all call a “long day”. As a momma, long days come by pretty often. But I have a great baby who doesn’t often give me trouble. But for some reason, my “long days” ended up stretching […]

First Time Making Baby Food

First Time Making Baby Food

The idea of making baby food for my son wasn’t a new fantasy after having Mason. The idea was spawned before we were even pregnant. I knew that it would probably save some money, would be a fun activity for me and Mase, and I […]



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