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Goals, Monthly Recap

Still No Frosts…But We’re Not Complaining! {October 2022 Goals}

Even though I know from years and years of experience that time speeds up crazy fast once a new school year starts and zooms through until Christmas, I’m still taken aback by it anew every fall. September was such a blur, largely because we were doing a ton of fun family stuff like weekly hikes …

Goodness and Beauty, Simple Pleasures, The Little Things, Things That Bring Me Joy

Goodness + Beauty {5}

I started a new series this year to encourage me to 1) put a little more effort into my photography again, and 2) notice and acknowledge some of the many wonderful things that are all around me on a regular basis. Each month(ish), I’m challenging myself to take at least five pictures of beauty, as …

Goals, Monthly Recap

The Goal: To Not Totally Burn Out {Sept. 2022 Goals}

Phew. That’s how I think I’m going to feel after every August that we do the flower farm. August was nuts. And of course, because I sometimes have a hard time pacing myself, I also decided that it was a great time to take on massive amounts of decluttering and simplifying in the house, which, …

Goodness and Beauty, Simple Pleasures, The Little Things, Things That Bring Me Joy

Goodness and Beauty {4}

I started a new series this year to encourage me to 1) put a little more effort into my photography again, and 2) notice and acknowledge some of the many wonderful things that are all around me on a regular basis. Each month, I’m challenging myself to take at least five pictures of beauty, as …

101 in 1001, Goals

101 in 1001 List #2 Progress Update – One Year Left

At the beginning of 2018, I decided to vastly change how I approached goal-setting, and instead of setting my usual New Year’s resolutions, I decided to hop on the bandwagon of doing 101 goals in 1001 days (which is just under 3 years). After completing over 60% of my first list (you can see the …

Goals, Monthly Recap

Taking Time to Heal + Selling All the Flowers {August 2022 Goals}

July ran the gamut of emotions just about as much as it could have. We started the month off with the incredible high of being on our long-awaited family vacation in Hawaii, and we came home to do an ultrasound for my pregnancy that showed that everything sounded perfect. Although I felt sick with the …

Gluten Free Eating, Health, Mathias, Motherhood

Helping Our Preschooler Cope With a Celiac Diagnosis

Last month, we discovered that my second child, who’s 4, has celiac. The diagnosis didn’t come as a complete surprise as my husband has celiac, as do several members of his family (and one member of mine). While my husband Matt is asymptomatic, my son (Mathias) was not, which was what prompted me to get …