Let me start this by saying this comes from the heart. As I write this I in no way want to offend anyone or seem to be ungrateful. I just feel the need to speak from my heart and the place that I am currently at. My purpose behind this post is that maybe people … Continue reading Navigating Motherhood and Burn Out During Covid-19
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Have you noticed a lot more delivery trucks driving around town recently? Not going to lie, we have been doing our fair share to help the economy utilizing online shopping! Here is a list of 5 of my favorite purchases from Amazon (I will share my favorite purchases from Target and Costco soon!). Top 5 … Continue reading Five Favorites from Amazon: Skin Care, Scooter, Workout Shirts and More!
We just got back from an amazing night stay at the Inn at the Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina. We were very hesitant of staying in a hotel given the state of things right now, but decided since we haven't had a night away in 8 months it was worth the risk. I will … Continue reading Anniversary Trip to the Inn at Biltmore Estate in Asheville, North Carolina
Parenting is a challenging season, and parenting during a pandemic is even more challenging. I have learned more about myself and how I parent in the past 4 months than ever before. I have learned to give myself grace when things don't go exactly as planned. I have embraced the occasional TV time when I … Continue reading Whether or Not to Send Kids to Preschool During Covid-19
We have gone on our fair share of car rides this year and I thought I would share a couple of the things we do to make the car rides less chaotic! Having two energetic toddlers confined to a car for 5+ hours can be daunting, but we have a few tricks that allow us … Continue reading Road Trips with Toddlers (without screen time): Tips and Tricks for an Enjoyable Car Ride
Seeing family is so good for the soul! It has been since February since we have seen Drew's family and since December since we have seen mine. While we FaceTime often with family, nothing replaces visiting in person. This past weekend, we had our first trip to see my in-laws for Father's Day weekend. Both … Continue reading Father’s Day Weekend Recap: First Visit to See Family in Waynesville, North Carolina
If you know me, then you know I love me some wine. While I may not be a "wine-o," I am the girl that orders wine at breweries and takes it to the beach (even though it is inconvenient ha!). However, over the past few months I have had issues drinking wine. The next morning, … Continue reading Lazy Girl Grapefruit Margarita Recipe
We just got back from a weekend away visiting friends and family. It has been so nice traveling again and I feel super comfortable as we are basically just quarantining in different locations. This past weekend we visited one of my best friends and Drew's sister. It was a quick trip but was wonderful being … Continue reading Weekend Recap: Visiting Friends in Sullivans Island, South Carolina
We celebrated our 6th anniversary this weekend with plenty of family time and sunshine. While it wasn't a typical anniversary of going to a tropical island, to the beach or even out to a fancy dinner--it was exactly how I wanted to celebrate our 6th wedding anniversary (lets be honest, a tropical island vacation will … Continue reading Anniversary Weekend and Weekend on Lake Lanier
We have been so blessed with beautiful, sunny weather the past couple of months. My boys thrive when they are able to be outside and use their imaginations surrounded by nature. Unfortunately, our luck has changed and it has been rainy in Atlanta for the past couple weeks. The next few days calls for rain, … Continue reading Indoor Toddler Boy (and Girl) Activities