Missing in Action

Wow– it’s been over a month since we’ve posted on the blog website, though we stay active on Instagram. Life has just been… crazy. Is that a good enough excuse? Can you forgive us for our slackness if we’re honest by just saying that we’ve been busy? To add to that, I’ll be honest in…

Pets & Babies.

Fur babies. That’s what we call our pets before we have little human babies of our own. As a pet owner, I would post pictures of my dogs like they were kids. There were trips to the park, special birthday cookies, birthday hats on occasion, couch cuddles, and so many more special bonding things. There…

5 Tips for Easy Meal Planning.

Meal planning. It is a stressful event in itself, really. Thinking ahead to what you are doing in any given week and what you’ll have time to cook can sometimes be a daunting task. I’ve tried meal planning so many different ways. I have typed our meals on a printed calendar, written them in my…

5 Ways to Channel Your Inner Nap time Warrior

Nap time is valuable. It’s time to get everything done that can’t possibly be done with a little human demanding your attention. Here are five ways that I channel my inner nap time warrior and make the most of the time I have to care for myself and my home. Self. (Probably the most important…

Sausage Skillet Pasta

One day I found this recipe on Pinterest for Sausage Asparagus Quinoa Pasta. I was on a health kick and trying to cut out gluten. Quinoa pasta? Must be healthy! I bought the ingredients that I thought I needed to buy but later realized I was wrong. I purchased the wrong sausage and did not…

Working for the Weekend

My alarm clock buzzes at 5:40am. Though I am tempted to hit the snooze (for the third time), I know what the morning holds and rest time is over. I make my way to the shower, rush through getting myself ready, then head up stairs to grab my little homeboy from his crib. Most days…

Why I’m Here: Kailyn

Several weeks ago I had a friend ask if I wanted to collaborate and start a blog. It was quite literally as simple as that. After my instinctive, “um, sure?!” response, I let it sit on my heart a bit. Over the next few weeks I was plagued with doubt, worry, and questions. I wondered if…

Why I’m Here: Amanda

I have always wanted to be a writer of some kind. I feel like I have something to share– some kind of wisdom or something. Writing has really come easily to me for the most part, especially when it came to school. But this is different. This is more real. Raw. Vulnerable. For years I’ve…