Chatbooks

Have you made a Chatbook yet?! I love them! I take (A LOT) of pictures of Garrett. Sending them to be printed at Walgreens then going to pick them up and having a stack of photos laying around does not sound enticing anymore. Creating elaborate […]

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Date night #1!

We are on track for reaching our goal of going out on at least two dates this month!!! We completed date 1 of 2! YEAAAAAH! We asked our friends, who also have a baby, to watch our baby. They kept him while we went to […]

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Simple Saturday

I’m all about having a slow morning. My favorite thing to do on a Saturday morning is to wake up with no alarm (or let Garrett be my alarm… hehehe), pour myself a cup of coffee and enjoy my cup of coffee while sitting on the couch. […]

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Living away from family

When my husband and I were seriously dating, we always dreamed of moving away from Michigan, because we both disliked the winter. I attended the out of state job fair at the college I graduated from, Grand Valley State University. I was able to schedule […]

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Favorite Instagram Accounts

Instagram is probably my favorite form of social media. I love taking pictures and I love connecting with people over pictures and videos. Here are my favorite Instagram accounts dogsbeingbasic If you don’t follow them… DO IT NOW. So adorable and so funny.   buzzfeedtasty […]

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Teaching in Middle School

Yes, I’m a middle school special education teacher. As you’re reading this I already can picture your eyes getting big and your face with the expression “…oh bless your heart” or like you just saw your new haircut and you hate it. The job can […]

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Balance

One of the many, many things I’ve learned about being a new mama is the importance of balance. For my mental and physical health, I need to maintain friendships with my girl friends by seeing them in person. I need to go to the gym […]

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New goal

Being a mom is awesome. This new love was revealed to me I didn’t know I could have for someone! Garrett, our baby boy, just makes our life sweeter. The transition has taken our marriage on an emotional roller coaster, but we are into a […]

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Twenty Five

This entry is inspired by a note titled, “twenty five”  I made on Facebook in 2009… a list of 25 things people may or may not know about me. My initial plan was to copy and paste it and use it for a post. Nope. […]

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