The Day God Gave Me Too Much

I should really start keeping a notepad by my bed. I’ve been writing this blog in my sleep for weeks and it was perfect – honest, dynamic and each thought was eloquently conveyed. Now, as I’m typing I’m struggling to find the right words to share such a guarded part of my soul. The day […]

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Remembering My Dad

Writing my dad’s obituary was one of the most daunting experiences of my life so far. How do you possibly sum up an incredible life in just 5 short paragraphs? Beyond that, once I had everything I think needed to be in there, we broke down in tears and laughter analyzing and over thinking for […]

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Drinking in the slow days

Weekends like the past two get me feeling introspective and honestly, a little emotional. They always recharge my batteries and make my heart full. They remind me to take a step back and remember there are bigger and more important things. They help me approach bedtime with our little monster with more grace and patience. I’m not sure what the next months will have in store for us, but I know one thing – there will be more weekends like these.

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So we took down the crib…

Ready for a life update? Over the weekend, Casey and I went down to Chicago for a mini belated birthday getaway. He had surprised me with reservations for a delicious dinner, drinks and TICKETS TO SEE HAMILTON!!! (Yes, all caps was necessary.) Some of you may know, or maybe not… but I am a lover […]

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Who knew Frisco, TX could make me so happy

So I’ve spent all week thinking “man this week is dragggggging” but here we are and tomorrow is Friday. Holy smokes. I’ve been quite busy at work – days zipping by but still feeling that the week is passing slowly. It’s weird. We’ve got a really great weekend ahead – with no concrete plans except […]

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I blinked and it’s Christmas

I write a lot about positivity over here, mostly because I feel like there isn’t enough of it and life is hard. In most cases, I need a dose of it myself. Over the time I’ve had this blog, I’ve learned that one of the things I’m pretty decent at is stepping back and looking […]

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