I have some French in my blood…


… or maybe I don’t. (My mom is probably wondering what in the world I’m talking about!) But after reading my friend Anita Joyce’s new book French Accents, I wish I did! From the attention-grabbing introduction (in which Anita finds out she, in fact, does have French ancestors) to the final thoughts, this book is […]

Love is Kind- free printable

love is kind wm.

I promised a few weeks back that I would do more book reviews– I have been reading SO much lately. Ben and I started a new “plan” a few weeks ago- we only watch TV after the kids are in bed on the weekends. The other nights, we read. It’s amazing how much time that […]

Friday Favorites (on Saturday ;) )

So I’m 2 weeks into a new series and already failed to get it up on time! So I’m whipping this out on Saturday morning- it will be short and sweet- we’re enjoying a lazy morning at home. First up: This podcast. When I say favorite, it’s because it’s stuff I NEED to hear, not what […]

The Best Road trip Ever

packing list

This shop has been compensated by Collective Bias, Inc. and its advertiser. All opinions are mine alone. #RoadTripHacks #CollectiveBias #Randalls A few months ago, I was talking on the phone with one of my roommates from college, Erin. (Talking on the phone, I know. We’re so 90s!) She mentioned that we should take a roadtrip […]

Friday Favorites: Edition 1

canaan in 31 bag

Hi friends! I’m so excited to be introducing something new on the blog this week: Friday Favorites. It’s just how it sounds- I’ll be sharing with you my favorite things that week- and there is no limit as to categories! It could be songs, could be food, could be favorite ways to make a baby […]

Ways to Announce Your Pregnancy to your Spouse

fun ways to tell your spouse we're pregnant

One of the most fun things I’ve enjoyed over the years is telling Ben that we are pregnant. (And no, this is not an announcement )Each of the 4 times, I took the test by myself and then came up with a fun way to share with Ben. With our first, we were on a little […]