Category Archives: Personal

A couple of weeks ago I set up some simple lighting in our playroom and recruited Aaron to take a few quick snaps of me. I needed a headshot to put on some business cards to hand out at a conference I was going to. As you can see, the picture turned out fairly decent. Here’s this […]

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Photo By CHRISTOPHER MACSURAK (Flickr) [CC BY 2.0 (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)], via Wikimedia Commons Hey girl hey. I feel like I know you. I bet you get that a lot. But we don’t know each other so maybe I should cut down on the familiar greeting. Something more like… So nice to meet you! Well, not meet […]

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I’m a generally happy person, but every once in a while I have little battles with depression. Especially once a month, but I blame that on hormones. It’s never been anything that some vitamin D couldn’t help. However, last winter I went through the worst depression I’ve ever been through in my life. I mean, […]

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Nature smiling at me. Every blog on the planet has written or is writing this Obligatory Blogger New Years Resolution Post (OBNYRP) for the internet to read. I don’t like writing this post because it feels cliche. “Here’s where I’m going to pretend that I have it all together and share my goals with you and […]

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(Photo credit: Mike Mozart) Growing up, my dad always stressed the importance of safety and self-awareness. His motto was/is that this world is a bad place and he wanted to do his best to prepare me to be aware and take care of myself. I admire that in him. Sometimes this mentality is a pro […]

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Hey dear readers! Today’s blog post is full of F.U.N. Because that’s what Meg and I had when we filmed this collaboration. If you’ve been a reader for a while, you know that I LOVE musical theatre. Like, that’s been my whole life. So when I saw this Broadway Musical Theatre challenge somewhere on Youtube, […]

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Hi Friends! If you’ve been around these parts for a while you’ve ready the story of my trichotillomania. Feel free to go over and read that blog post if you haven’t so you can get a glimpse into my life and a piece of me that I have to face every day. Well, since I’ve […]

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I recently finished my third round of watching the entire series of Friends from beginning to end. It never fails that every time I watch the last episode I’m a blubbering mess. It doesn’t matter that it ended over ten years ago. “THEY’RE MY FRIENDS AND I’M GOING TO MISS THEM.” Even though they’re on […]

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In my last post about our backyard updates, I showed you a few photos of the garden we’ve planted this spring. A garden isn’t the only update our backyard has seen. First, let me show you what our house looked like when we moved in back in 2010… THE DECK As you can see, our […]

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