• Life,  Parenthood

    We feel vulnerable.

    Only the vulnerable will be at risk. Only. The vulnerable. What a strange response to a threat… to downplay or make light of your own risk by pointing out the more substantial risk to others. I get it though. I wasn’t always the keeper of an “only”. And honestly, I’ve…

  • Life,  Parenthood

    We are the 1 in 50,000: Our rare diagnosis

    You never expect it, at least we didn’t. You hear about them, the 1 in a millions, the rare diagnoses… and it pulls at the heartstrings. You feel pity and sadness for the parents about to have their worlds turned upside down… and gratefulness and relief that it’s not your…

  • Life,  Parenthood

    Please don’t leave me without a rainbow.

    How is this even possible? How is this our reality? Amniocentesis… chromosomal abnormality… soft markers… trisomies… possibly incompatible with life… These can not be words spoken to me about my baby. Can they? About this baby girl I’ve carried for over 7 months. The little baby that gave and continues…

  • Life,  Parenthood

    Dear Sweet Little Rainbow Baby,

    Dear sweet little rainbow baby, We planned for you, and waited for you, and now that you’re well on your way here, there are a few things I need you to know… First of all, and this ones important, I love you. That may seem like a silly thing to…

  • Life,  Parenthood

    Baby #2 on Board!

    Yep, you read it right! Our sweet little rainbow baby is due to make their appearance February 4th, 2020, and we could not be more excited<3 If you actually follow the blog you have probably noticed I have been completely MIA all summer. Except for the occasional Instagram post or…

  • Recipes

    Simple Lentil Tacos – Meatless Taco Tuesday

    This post may contain affiliate links.  Please read my Disclaimer for more info. Seriously guys, if you’re looking for more meatless options, this one is a winner. Lentil tacos are now life. As someone who has a take it or leave it attitude towards most meat, I have been on board the “Meatless Monday” train since before I even knew it…

  • Life

    How I started a blog: 5 simple steps

    ο»ΏThis post contains affiliate links. Please read my Disclaimer for more info:) Welcome future bloggers! I’m glad you could join us:) So you’re thinking of starting a blog? Well, I think that’s a really great idea. Blogging can be such an amazing way to express yourself, such a great creative outlet. It…

  • Life

    This is 30.

    This is it, the death of my 20s. The end of an era. I’m not sure how in the world it happened so quickly, but somehow another decade has passed. I am officially the big bad dirty 30, and honestly, I could not be more content with it. I feel…