Books & Reading
Save $1000 in 100 Days Challenge
Personal Finance + Frugality
Homemaking + House Projects
Family Christmas Eve Photo 2019
Goals, Monthly Recap

In Which My Mom Completed Most of My Goals For Me {December Goals Recap + January Goals}

Well, December was a bit of a whirlwind. Between being on strict bed rest and then having a newborn, it’s amazing anything got done at all. And you wanna know why it did? Because I didn’t have to do almost any of it, ha ha—between my mom and my husband, a lot of my nagging …

Blogging, Top 10 List, Year in Review

Top 10 Posts of 2019 {+ Instagram Top 9}

Happy last day of 2019, everyone! It’s been a whirlwind of a year, which was definitely reflected in my Instagram Top 9 (above)—we’ve got a pregnancy announcement, a newborn who arrived a month early, a new car (#minivanlife), a chicken palace that’s finally complete, and lots of ups and downs, though it’s been a very …

Top 10 Books of 2019
Book Recommendations, Top 10 List, Year in Review

Top 10 Reads of 2019 {+ A Summary of My Reading Year}

With a new baby in the house, I’m so far behind on everything (including all I’d like to be blogging right now) that it’s not even funny, but I did want to squeeze in this end-of-year review while it would still be relevant. 2019 ended up being a better reading year than I thought it …

Christmas Card, Family, Family Portraits

My Imagined Family Christmas Card Vs. Reality

Here’s what I imagined our family Christmas card would look like this year (and by family Christmas card, I mean my annual “blog card,” since I’ve only ever mailed out one Christmas card in my life): I imagined I’d be ready to go into labor any minute, or *maybe* that I would be in the …