• Learning to Be Intentional & Take Care of Myself

    Every now and then I hear people talking about “living intentionally” or “intentional living.” I did not understand what exactly it meant so I just brushed it off, lived my day as normal. I devoted all of my time and…

  • Fluffy Pumpkin Pancakes

    To me, September signals the start of the autumn season and happiness all around for myself. I love the look and smell of the falling leaves, and really look forward to the cooler weather. My family, on the other hand,…

  • Perfect Pumpkin Bread

    Yes, I realize I am posting this recipe in the middle of August, but I promise I am just trying to trick Mother Nature into sending some cooler days our way. These 100*F+ days are getting out of hand. Plus,…

  • Dear Husband: Thank You for Saving My Life

    Dear Husband, Let me take a minute to say, “Thank you.” Let me also say I’m not thanking you for the reason you may think. Yes, you are an amazing provider, father, and human being. You are always putting your…

  • Pierogi Hamburger Sliders

    Lately my husband and I have been trying to get more creative with our cooking. We’ve fallen into the bland rut that consists of the same meals on rotation. Since we’ve also been trying to utilize our grill more (yay…

  • Hamburger Stroganoff in the Instant Pot

    Hot summer days living in a 42′ fifth wheel camper mean I don’t really want to use my oven a whole lot. Even running the stove to boil water for 15 minutes increases the temperature inside our home dramatically. This…

  • A Day in Rutherfordton, North Carolina

    If you’ve been following us for a while, you know that we are constantly on the move as we follow my husband around the country for his career. (You can read about our unconventional life here.) Today, my kiddo and I…

  • We Unplugged and Floated Down the River

    I’m sure I’m not alone when I say it is so hard to unplug. From electronics, from social media, from your laundry list of tasks that feel like they need to be completed right. this. moment. Sometimes it’s hard to…