• Homemade Caramel Popcorn!

    The joke in our house is my Aunt Christy has never steered anyone wrong. She is my dad's oldest brother's wife, meaning she has been in the family the longest of any of the spouses. My aunt is one of the people I look up to. She is a former teacher and reading specialist, so she always bought us the best books (I thank her for my and now Olivia's love for If You Give…

  • Let’s Bake Series Coming Friday!

    We were considering the idea of doing a kind of dessert focused "Julie and Julia" with one of our many cookbooks at home, but Myke had an even better idea! My mom has two recipe books, one for dinners and lunches, and the other strictly for desserts. They are a collection of old school recipe cards that she's collected over the years. Most of them haven't been made in a long time, or ever. So…

  • Let’s Stay Home: Things That are Bringing Me Joy

    How's everyone doing? If I'm being truthful, life has been somewhat normal for us in our house. Now don't get me wrong, it's been difficult to be in the house and not going pretty much anywhere except for walks. We have been able to sneak out to Jamba Juice a couple of times, don't worry we kept up our social distancing. Myke's job has been deemed essential so he still goes into work. My dad…

  • Let’s Run: Two Weeks In

    I’ve been running consistently for a couple of weeks now and I have to say, I feel good. I’m tired, but I do feel good. As I’ve mentioned before, I used to run pretty regularly in college and before I had kids. I truly did miss it, but it was hard for me to balance it with the life I had created when I was living in LA. Now that I’m in this new season,…

  • Let’s Stay Home: We are All in this Together

    It’s no secret what’s been going on in the world. It’s easy to be nervous about the coming week and what’s to come. I want to encourage you to not be afraid and take this as an opportunity to love on your family more. I posted some suggestions on what to do when it’s raining outside, while those are still good ideas to do every so often when it’s raining, I thought it would be…