This is What Turning 30 Looks Like, Matt Edition

There are a lot of fun things about having a birthday within a week of your spouse’s– The party seems to last for about a week and a half straight, you get to hit all the same milestones close together (but still say that he’s five days older), and it makes it REALLY easy for …

On This, My Golden Birthday (29 Things to Rejoice About)

Today on the 29th, I am 29 years old, making this my “golden birthday.” I am baffled to think that I am almost 30 years old—that just sounds so…mature. *Gulp.* Lately I’ve sometimes been plagued with thoughts that I’m not where I want to be and that because everything is not as I wish it …

What I Enjoyed Reading in 2014 (+ What I Didn't)

What Was Worth Reading in 2014 (& What Wasn’t!)

I mentioned in several posts back that the first 13 weeks of pregnancy made me too sick to even read, which is partly the reason I took such a long break from blogging about what books I’d finished lately. However, it’s been several months since then, and I’d like to get back on track (especially …

Journaling for a [Different] Reason

                                                         Matt and my in-laws enjoying the moment while on our Alaskan cruise I have a lot of time to think in the quiet of the morning–5:30 A.M, and no one is stirring but me. This morning, my mind was strangely pulled to one particular autumn day when I went horseback riding with a friend. …