PARENTS WEEKEND

It’s been almost a year since Dustin and I have had an entire night to ourselves! My parents lovingly offered to watch Acacia for the weekend so we could go on a little getaway together. No worrying about rushing home to the babysitter and no worrying about having to get up early with the baby.…

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COFFEE & RESOLUTIONS

I’ve always loved New Year’s and the symbolism of having a fresh start. It’s a chance for me to reflect back on the past year, what I’ve accomplished, and what I could improve on. Like many, I try to set new goals and expectations for myself. It leaves me feeling energized, transformed, and ready to…

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NEW YEARS IN THE MOUNTAINS

The holidays this year was one for the books. Since I was on break from school for a month, I was able to sleep in…kind of. We spent a lot of time with family and friends, which is always my favorite part about the holiday season. My mom and I made Acacia’s Christmas stocking together,…

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DRIVE TO THE MOUNTAINS

I’ve said from the very beginning of my pregnancy how important it is for me to raise Acacia to love and respect Nature. I want her to grow up camping, hiking, swimming in lakes, and getting dirty outside. Since Dustin bought his new Jeep and the air quality in Idaho has cleared up, we’ve been…

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2016: YEAR IN REVIEW

2016 was a year of incredible highs and lows. We had some losses as a family, like the death of my grandfather. But we also had some surprise blessings, like finding out I’m pregnant with my first. We ran wild in Thailand for 3 unforgettable months, roamed the Idaho mountains all summer, and spent a…

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