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Family Fun, Life Lately, Monthly Recap, Sentence A Day

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 …

Goals, Monthly Recap

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 …

Assigned Reading, Book Recommendations, Reading

Final Grade on Fall 2018 Term Self-Assigned Reading: B+ (Whaaaat? a B?!)

It will probably come as a surprise to no one that I was the student growing up who obsessed over grades–the only A- I ever got in my public school career was in 9th grade geography (and let’s be honest–it’s a fact that still rankles today as I feel it was undeserved). In college, I …

Book Recommendations, Loving and Learning Lately, Products I Love, Reading

Loving and Learning Lately {Black Friday Edition}

Welcome to Round 8 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 …

Save $1000 in 100 Days Challenge
Faith, Finances, Frugality, Money, Save 1000 in 100, Saving Money

How We Saved $1000 in 100 Days

A few months ago, I was pretty frustrated with our financial situation. Despite my husband having received quarterly raises this year and me getting more jobs through my photography business than I ever have before, it seemed we were never gaining any real traction on our goals. Back in January, as part of my 101 …

Family, Family Fun, Life Lately, Monthly Recap, Sentence A Day

A Healing Broken Arm + Photography’s Busiest Season {October 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 …

Book Recommendations, Loving and Learning Lately, Products I Love, Reading

Loving and Learning Lately {7}

Welcome to Round 7 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 …