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Fall Home Finds
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Fall Home Finds

(I used “Fall” in the title of this blog post because I’m feeling festive, but I should clarify that this is not a “fall decor” post–no pumpkins today, team.) I have been having so much fun setting up the new house.  We didn’t really put much effort towards decorating our rental this last year because...

six years of marriage
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Some Thoughts After Six Years of Marriage

Tyler and I are celebrating six (six!) years of marriage this weekend.  When we first got married, I don’t think I could have predicted what these six years had in store. Since our wedding day, we’ve moved five times (the fourth of which was across the state). We have both changed jobs a few times, and...

Emmie Jane’s First Birthday
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Emmie Jane’s First Birthday

Today is Emmie’s first birthday which feels so special and also like a slap in the face seeing as I just birthed her last week?  UGH. Emmie is such a dear, darling little girl. She is curious and coy and smiley and soft. She’s the warmth our family needed, and we thank God every day...

Life Update: We Bought a fixer Upper
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Life Update: We Bought a fixer Upper

We bought a house!  This house hunt has quietly consumed our lives for the past nine months, so Tyler and I are SO excited to start this new chapter.  But to back up–it all started last summer.  Tyler and I can’t quite get the hang of the “only one life change per year” rule, so...

Two (and a Half) Years with Charlotte Tyler
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Two (and a Half) Years with Charlotte Tyler

Okay, please just humor me here.  When Charlotte turned two years old last November, we had just sold our house in Oceanside and moved to University City. I also had a very needy newborn on my hands.  I managed to throw Char a little family ballerina birthday party, but that was about all I could...