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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Thoughts on the holidays…

The holidays are magical and fun and lovely, but they can be hard for people too. I sure have mixed emotions about this time of year… but just remember what’s important and why we celebrate.

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How I’ve Been Doing Lately…

“You gain strength, courage, and confidence by every experience in which you really stop to look fear in the face. You must do the thing which you think you cannot do” – Eleanor Roosevelt It’s been a little while since I’ve opened up about how I’m doing. The truth is, I’m not really sure what […]

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How to survive solo-momming

As I type this, I’m mentally preparing myself for my longest stretch of solo-momming to date. I am extremely fortunate to have a husband who works mostly from home, and shares daily parenting duties with me, but there are times where he has to be gone overnight. Like sometimes he has to drive allll the […]

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The Farm + A Happy Soup Experiment

Hey friends! We’re coming off a wonderful weekend in Door County with some close friends and their two sweet littles. It was so nice to not have a schedule, and just play each day by ear depending on naps, moods and the weather. Andy and Casey were frat brothers in college and Andy’s wife Lindsey […]

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Thoughts on Grief

The thing about grief is that everyone processes and feels it in unique ways. Having empathy is essential.

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