You never get over it, you just get used to it.

We lost my grandma last night.

Nothing can prepare you for that loss, no matter how prepared you think you are.

Her body is still here but I know her soul is with Jesus and there is so much peace in that. And peace knowing her pain is gone. But the grief that comes isn’t easy.

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Top 10 Activities for Celebrating Fall

Red and yellow leaves, cool breeze.

Pumpkin patches and apple orchards.

Brisk walks and blankets to cuddle under.

Golden sunshine and Indian summer days.

Hoodies and football games.

All just little reminders that fall is here.

Fall is my favorite season, every single thing about it. And I’ve grown to love it even more when we had babies. Seeing them enjoy the beauty of fall makes it even better.

I’ve put together a list of my top 10 activities to do with your family to celebrate fall! Don’t forget to take a lot of photos as you’re making memories, and make traditions!

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Goodbyes are the hardest.

I haven’t been able to find the words to fill this space, so I haven’t posted. I’ve left it blank, like how I feel.

Just under two weeks ago, my beautiful, strong and amazing aunt passed away. She fought her battle with cancer as hard as she could.

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Home sweet *almost* home

I wanted to thank you all for sticking with us through this journey.

Six months ago we said goodbye to our first house, our beautiful city, and our incredible friends and family and moved an hour north, into one room of my parents house.

Fast forward to today, and we are still living in that one room, but we are in the home stretch (no pun intended) of our modular home being finished and we couldn’t be more thrilled.

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As I sit here

I’m sitting in my unfinished basement.

On a lawn chair.

With no idea what this post will be about…

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Why we chose a Modular Home

I try very hard not to care what other people think. But sometimes stereotypes and stigmas get the best of me.

So when my mom showed me a Craigslist listing for a modular home in December, I blew her off immediately. There was no way I would live in one of “those”.

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To the lucky lady who marries my son.

To the lucky lady who marries my son,

Today is your wedding day, the day you marry the man I raised.

This is so hard for me to write and I’m not sure why.

Possibly because I’m currently swiping the hair off his forehead as he lays here sleeping.

He’s currently my 21 month old little boy.

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