It was a dream to start this blog. I realized along the way that with growth comes more work and the expectation of more quality content. If you want to continue, you have to consistently stick with it. When I take something on I try to do it to the best of my ability. While trying to keep pace over the last few months with writing blog posts each week, new photo content, researching new topics and managing the business side of it all… I realized other things were slipping. … Keep reading
It’s always fun to get each of the kids a handful of gifts for Christmas, but it can become stressful on top of everything else going on over the holidays. The older I get, the more I appreciate the days leading up to Christmas and especially Christmas Eve more than Christmas Day. We love trying to plan special activities for the kids so they are more excited about the season and meaning of Christmas than just the gifts each year. One of our favorite activities is picking up hot chocolate … Keep reading
Nothing is cozier this time of year than a hot cup of tea, some thick socks, and a good book all in front of a fire. The book and fire are rare for me most days, but a girl can dream. I’m at least happy to get the tea in…usually one between lunch and dinner, and another one right before bed.
Below are the four that I’ve been drinking on repeat over the last few years. Every now and then we’ll try a new flavor, but I always seem to … Keep reading
It’s always fun to dress up around the holidays. Midwest style is usually a little more relaxed than the rest of the country, but I still enjoy dressing up when everything is so festive over the next few months. Whether you like lace or a little black dress, all of these dresses have a beautiful cut and are classic styles…perfect for a work party, holiday dinner with friends or night out for New Year’s Eve. All are under $200 and the majority of them ship for free.
Dresses under $100… Keep reading
This gorgeous wood trend has been around for centuries but is coming back in a big way. Oak can be cut in several different directions and each way exposes the grain in a new light. The wood is then treated with a wash or wax to reveal the grain in an unusual way.… Keep reading