A Summary of My Reading Year (+ the Best Reads of 2018)

Initially, I did not have sky-high expectations for my reading life this year. While I still set a fairly high Goodreads challenge goal to finish 50 titles, I had no intention–not in the beginning, anyway–of trying to surpass last year’s impressive (for me, anyway) total of 65 books read. After all, I knew that pregnancy …

Loving and Learning Lately {9}

Welcome to Round 9 of this new little series I started of all the things in life I’m loving and learning lately! Here you’ll find everything from the books I’m currently reading to the products I’m loving to the shows I’m watching (which, spoiler alert–won’t be very many or very exciting, since I’m not a …

A Mission Call + A New Dog {November in a Sentence a Day}

If you’re new around these parts, this monthly series is an exercise in brevity as I try (but not very hard) to summarize each day of our month in one sentence. (Also, I’ve been taking a picture of my daughter–and now my son, too–every day since they were born, and this is a GREAT place …

Do Goals and Holidays Play Well Together? {December Goals + November Goals Recap}

While I’m not one to EVER give up on setting goals (I mean, did you SEE my goals list right after having a baby? My motivation for goal-setting seriously knows no bounds…), I have been wanting for awhile now to ease up on certain areas, and I figured December is a great time to implement …