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Happiness…. We all want it…. right? Are you happy?   With two little kids running around the house I have often found myself looking at the tough stuff, the messes, the tantrums, the late nights, the early mornings…. and asking myself why, why me…. What is your tough stuff? I love my girls…but some days…

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Main Scoop

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  Hey Hawtee! The babe slept 6 hours straight last night, woke up….ate…and went back to sleep for another 3.5 hours.  I didn’t know what to do with myself, so I laid my head down to celebrate and slept. We finally got up at….ahem…. 8:30, 8:30 you guys!! I sort of had a little mothers…

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Main Scoop


Today I would like to introduce you to my newest series called the Main Scoop.  It’s a weekly collection of random thoughts and finds from round the internet.  Hope you find something new and inspiring. This week was hot…..really hot.  You may have caught a glimpse of us on Instagram in the heat. We took…

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Keeper of Sleep


My life is riddled with diaper changes and rocking littles to sleep.  A task that I wouldn’t say I enjoy but rather people tell me I will one day miss. When I was pregnant with Alexa my sweet sister-in-law gave me a book, a sleep book. I devoured it. Determined to get my little one…

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THE SUITE PECAN- Bathroom Sneak Peek


This post is in collaboration with Collective Bias, Inc. All opinions are mine. #CollectiveBias see my disclosure for more info. We have been diligently working on The Suite Pecan.  Between doing IVF, having a baby and a few bouts of builder burnout…..(ahem)  it’s moving along.  If you haven’t seen the before pictures yet they are…

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Baby J Newborn Photography


I said this already but this girl has stole our hearts….and our sleep.. haha She has been so fun already.  As if a thing that…  sleeps all day, demands to be fed on her time and pees in the middle of at least 50% of all diaper changes…could be fun.  She is! We got her…

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the suite pecan-Before


You guys I have been so bad at updating on the progress of our mother-in-law suite that we are building onto our house.  We affectionately call it The Suite Pecan. I am going to take you way back to see the before pictures of this place.  If you saw our kitchen remodel the before pics…

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The babe just turned 1 month old yesterday….what?  It feels like an eternity ago that she was born…while also feeling like it just happened yesterday. I love to be busy… Let me rephrase that….I love to be busy doing what I want to do. These past 4 weeks I have been busy…. doing things that…

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Birth Story- Meet Baby J

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Our world has been shaken, turned upside down… …Is it normal to say the last 3 1/2 weeks have felt like a dream? I looked at the baby last night and for the first time it felt REAL.  These past few weeks I have been a robot going through the motions….feed, burp, change diaper, close…

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You’re Enough Free Printable


I usually dont post on Sundays but with our recent addition to the family and with today being Mothers Day, I wanted to share a few thoughts. What is your favorite candy? I have many but one of my favorites that comes to mind is Swedish Fish.  The delicious red fish. I cannot eat Swedish…

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DIY Cement Bookends

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Hello hello!! Hope you are all having a fabulous week.  I have a question for you? Have you ever crafted with cement before? If you haven’t, you should! It’s such an easy medium to work with and there are so, so many different projects to make with it. Today I am going to show you how to…

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