Category Archives: Personal

The last two weeks have been rough. More than rough. Emotionally draining. Grieving. The second I think my heart could take no more, I read yet another devastating headline. I don’t watch the news. I know for my own emotional health, I can’t. I’m equal parts insanely sensitive and fearful. I can’t have it on […]

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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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This starts out sad, but I’ve always had a knack for seeing the humor in things. I have a confession. I’ve been filming my journey with pulsatile tinnitus (PT) – doctors appointments, video diaries, phone calls with doctors offices, etc – because I want to make a movie someday about my PT and the emotional […]

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Disclaimer: I received a free month of swim lessons from SafeSplash in exchange for writing a review. All opinions are my own. We have two kids, one who LOVES the water and one who HATES the water. If you watch the video below, you’ll figure out quickly which is which. Aaron and I have wanted to […]

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Growing up in my family, Easter was always a big deal. We’d get massive Easter baskets, go to church, decorate eggs, and spend the day having egg hunts over and over and over again. This year we set aside time to go to an egg hunt on Saturday with my mom’s church. But plans change […]

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I’m turning 30 in six months and I’m only freaking out just a little bit. Enough to make a video about it. I decided in order to enjoy saying goodbye to my twenties, I wanted to make a list of goals try and make them happen before I turn 30. You can watch my list and […]

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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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The title of this post has 3 exclamation points in it, ya’ll! I use exclamation points sparingly so that’s how you can tell how excited I am about this news. For a while now I’ve wanted to open an Etsy store. I love creating art for my home. Pieces that are inspiring to me, that […]

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