A few months ago, I mentioned that I joined a box swap for moms. It’s called the Mom Love Fellowship Exchange, and it’s awesome! The idea for the summer version is that from June to August, the person you’re paired with writes you a few notes or letters (one a month because we’re all so… Read More


my kiddo climbing a ladder at the playground

In case I haven’t shared this statement enough, FALL IS HERE, and I’m loving it! It’s the season for all things pumpkin, for changing leaves, for scarves, mugs, and apple pie, for bonfires and football and candles. As a country girl, I’m also particularly aware that fall is harvest season, and that this time of… Read More


Hooray for Friday Favorites! It’s time once again for all of the internet to share the things that made our week just a little bit better. And to do a little victory dance. And to get the song “My Favorite Things” stuck in our heads. (Sorry.) So here are a few things I am loving lately,… Read More


I have really dry lips, ladies. And I’ve tried all sorts of things to fix the problem. That’s why I’m almost sad that I only recently discovered homemade lip scrubs. They are so easy to make, fun to experiment with, completely flexible, natural and healthy, and incredibly affordable in comparison with brand name scrubs. It’s… Read More


Another month has gone by, and that means it’s time for my monthly book review (no spoilers)! I finished three books this month–one non-fiction and two fiction. They were all great! So here’s what I finished reading in August:   The fiction was on the lighter side, while the nonfiction was not. These books get… Read More