A NEW BOOK FOR YOUR MEAL PLANNING …

in the last two or three months, i’ve gotten in to meal planning and taken serious pleasure in sitting down on a friday or saturday night after the girls go to bed, lighting a candle, and breaking out my cookbooks and meal planning notepad to put together our dinners for the following week. i love flipping through the pages and dreaming of what x, y,…

MY CLEANING ROUTINE

in the last year, things have changed drastically in my routine around the home. a year ago, my cleaning happened mostly on speed after work or squeezing it in on a weekend morning so i didn’t blow the whole day. these days it’s much different and i have a really good routine i’ve fallen in to. now that we’ve been in our home almost a…

11 MONTHS IN

this house officially became ours eleven months ago yesterday. we had fallen in love with it 34 days earlier when we threw it in the pile of twenty plus houses to look at and make an offer on in three days. the house was stunningly spacious with it’s open floor plan, high ceilings, and extra rooms for our guests and an office for andrew. it…

LIFE-CHANGING MAGIC

if you’ve been here for a bit, you know that i am all about simplifying. simplify was my one word in 2014 and it worked. it helped. but.. i am one to have stuff. and i don’t even know what it all is. there are always piles stacking up until they tip over or shirts that haven’t been worn in ions but lord knows if…