READY FOR SUMMER! SUMMER BUCKET LIST & SUMMER …

it’s officially here! summer in all her sunshiny warm glory is upon us and our clan couldn’t be more excited. long days filled with fun and smiles and happiness galore. we left alabama to move to north carolina and three days later we all packed up the rig one more time with floaties and swimsuits and anticipation to see all the nanas and papas and aunties and friends of wisconsin. twelve hours later everybody fell…

A LITTLE LIFE UPDATE & SHARING SOME NEWS!

when we moved to huntsville, we knew that it likely wasn’t going to be a forever spot to land, at least when it comes to andrew’s career. he started his first business here and his business partner and him wanted to expand their business together since the moment they agreed to work together so we knew wherever the job would take andrew, the kids and i would go. when we moved here august of last…

SPRING BUCKET LIST

spring indeed is here. the weather is bright and shiney, we’ve already had a few picnics at parks, and the parking lots at the gardens is constantly packed. it’s my favorite time of year right now when everything starts to bloom and heavy coats can be tucked in the closet for another seven months. everybody matches with their pale skin reflecting off the sun but before long it will have a nice healthy glow to…

TEN THINGS I’M LOVING RIGHT NOW

1. my new haircut! i’ve spent thirty years going between “no i’m going to grow it out” and “never mind, i just want it all chopped off” but my last haircut from my new stylist is the most perfect length and she even taught me how to style it with a curling wand and all. i’ve tried it a few times now and the best part is the curl stays through the next day too.…

WHOLE 30: WEEK 1 UPDATE & CHICKEN MEATBALL RECIPE

it’s time for a quick update on week one of whole30. we’re on to week two already but before we get to that, let me give you a quick recap. it went a lot better than i thought it would, perhaps because i’ve already done a week one of whole30 before so i sort of knew what to expect. again, my entire goal for whole30 is NOT to lose weight. i am completely happy with…

BEACH DREAMING

billabong lace-up halter bikini top // topshop one-piece reversible swimsuit // j. crew ruffle bandeau one piece v-back cover up maxi dress // rag & bone straw panama hat // wrap bikini top la blanca black one-piece suit // j. crew linen eyelet tunic // cat eye sunglasses it’s been so gloomy here lately and in february in general most parts of the country are just gray and we’re all sort of over winter. correct me…

NASHVILLE FOR A DAY

if you follow me on instagram, you already know that i took a quick trip up to nashville last week. i’ve only been there a handful of times before (once for literally one day when addison was 2 months and we were touring tennessee, two summers ago for a beachbody conference and then again last summer for my girlfriends bachelorette party), so i knew a little about what they had to offer but i didn’t…