Life & Family Update

If my daughter currently drawing all over her freshly bathed body isn’t a sign of the kind of week I’ve had, then I don’t know what is. (But, independent playtime is good, right?) Truly, I was ready to sleep through the rest of the week by Tuesday afternoon. Continue reading “Life & Family Update”

Crushing On | Velvet


I don’t know about you, but we are finally seeing some temperatures that may even qualify as chilly! Quite a feat considering how warm it’s been over the last couple of months. Halfway through November and last week we were still seeing the 70’s! So, the more gentle change has been welcome.

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Book Review | “After You” by Jojo Moyes

WARNING: Possible “Me Before You” spoilers ahead.

I’m a little slow on the draw by reviewing this book so long after the hype of its predecessor, “Me Before You” (movie adaptation released in June 2016), has died down. However, if you’re a mom, it’s the hardest thing in the world to find the time to sit down and focus on much else than a grocery list. And, to be honest, I have a hard enough time with that.

A love of reading is something that just came naturally to me since childhood. I really, truly enjoy it. Funnily enough, it’s despite the fact that both of my parents dislike sitting down with even a 16 page magazine. Three pages in and sleep usually overtakes them. But, enough about that… Let’s dig into this book!


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Super Easy “Rainbow Cake” Recipe 


I’m going to be completely honest with you guys… I didn’t take step-by-step photos of the process I went through in making this cake. My sincerest apologies!

This was my first time attempting to make a rainbow cake. I haven’t toyed with food coloring in ages! Continue reading “Super Easy “Rainbow Cake” Recipe “

Fall Frolic | Skytop Apple Orchard

This is my first crack at blogging in a bit, so I may be a little rusty. But, when I thought about what my initial post should be, I had no hesitations. The little bit of heaven that my family and I explored last weekend is something screaming to be shared.

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