Get Inspired · motivation


While our lives have been blowing by at lightning speed this year, I have done my best not to let my 2017 goals fall by the wayside. At least not all of them (sorry budget, I’ll get back on track next month, promise!). I thought I’d do a goals update because I’ve found a few…… Continue reading GOALS UPDATE



Guys, what a month May has been. Things have been rocky since we found out about my daddy’s cancer and we’re just now getting our heads above water (I think). Since I’ve written last, Daddy has had five procedures that have prepped him for his first treatment: gold visicoil marker placement, full-body bone scan, pelvic…… Continue reading THE C-WORD – TREATMENT

home · home building


Guys, thanks for bearing with the sporadic posts. Once Dad starts treatment, things should quiet down a bit – more to come on that soon. In the meantime, I have a fun house update to share: our lot has been leveled and prepped for our foundation!! It may not look like much, but, aside from…… Continue reading HOUSE UPDATE: MOVIN’ ON UP

home · Love You More


Yesterday our family got some devastating news: my sweet Daddy has cancer. It still feels strange to see it in writing. It’s weird to say to someone. It feels like I’m speaking on behalf of someone else’s family, someone else’s daddy, not ours. To say we’re in shock is an understatement; he went in for…… Continue reading THE C-WORD

Get Inspired · style guide


It’s been an incredible year so far, but y’all, I can’t lie: this year has been stressful, too. With health concerns in our family, finalizing our budget for the house, spring cleaning out the wazoo, a car wreck and now a 10-year-old car that won’t start, and not enough hours in the day to get…… Continue reading 5 BEAUTY PICK-ME-UPS FOR SPRING

Get Inspired · motivation


Hope y’all had an awesome Easter – I’m so happy to be back in the swing of things, but I’m grateful for an awesome weekend celebrating my sweet daddy’s birthday, my precious granddad’s birthday, and two Easter services / meals! All the treats and pastel decor have put it a spring in my step to…… Continue reading SPRING CLEANING CHECKLIST – EXTERIOR