Life

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of my 2017

I have to be honest and say I'm not really a resolution person. For the most part I'm pretty happy with myself and don't wish to change much. Obviously losing some weight might be in my best interest but it holds the same importance on New Years Day as it does the rest of the… Continue reading The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of my 2017

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Life

A Very Southern Christmas

A week ago my husband, son and I went to pick out our Christmas tree in t-shirts.  That is definitely a first for us coming from Wisconsin.  Apparently the winter weather is a little more forgiving here in North Carolina.  Haha! So we pick out a tree farm in the country outside the North end… Continue reading A Very Southern Christmas

Baby, Life, Theodore

Fall Fun

Two weekends ago we finally went pumpkin picking.  Even though Teddy is almost 2 years old this is the first time we've been.  Last October was really rough with two deaths in our family and the last thing we were thinking about was pumpkins.  So this year we knew we had to make it a… Continue reading Fall Fun

Baby, infertility, Life

Hello from the Dirty South

My husband was offered an exciting new job opportunity in the Raleigh-Durham, NC area last month. So in what felt like about a 3 second timespan we put our house on the market, resigned from our previous jobs, said our goodbyes and moved 1,000 miles.  So now I'm suddenly a stay-at-home-mom in a small town… Continue reading Hello from the Dirty South

infertility, Life

Life Lately

A week after my miscarriage I decided to write about the experience.  At the time I felt like I needed to put all my thoughts and feelings out there to fully process it all.  And then my dog stepped on the keyboard and erased half of it. So it happened.  It's over.  It makes me… Continue reading Life Lately

Life, Marriage

Life May Never Be The Same

One night when I was about seven months pregnant I was driving home from work listening to some sad country song about cancer and started contemplating mortality.  By the time I got home I was bawling.  I started thinking about what if my grandpa, who means the world to me, doesn't get to meet my… Continue reading Life May Never Be The Same