One of my favorite parts of blogging has been the new experiences!
I recently was chosen as Harney & Sons January Teafluencer and I got to answer interview questions and share my heart with you guys! If you missed it on their site, you can read it HERE, but I’ll also share it below.
Thanks for sticking around and giving me so so many reasons to keep at this. Thank you for the encouragment and love, and for joining me in this motherhood (and beyond) journey.
So grab a cup of tea, and cheers! xo
I feel like I blinked and 2018 was over, yet at the same time, I feel like it took forever.
2018 was…a mixture of so many emotions.
2018 taught me so much about joy, patience, heartbreak, grief, happiness and gratefulness.
I know it’s past Christmas already, but I have a special giveaway for you all.
You have seen me post about (and wear) my JORD (pronounced yode) wood watches and I’ll continue to do so because they. are. the. best.
There is something about the craftsmanship, the simple minimalist style, and the back-to-earth feelings I get when it’s on my wrist.
JORD recently added Apple Watch bands which gives me all the heart eyes over here since I got an Apple Watch for Christmas from my mother-in-law! That means I can wear JORD every day!
In the past week, I’ve been asked so many times if I can share more specific details of our modular home journey, specifically costs and photos.
As much as I love replying to each of you, I have to chase around two very fast kiddos so I figured it would just be easier (and quicker) to put all this out here.
I’m going to try to lay it all out there, and please don’t hesitate to reach out if you’d like more information.
As a child, I remember fun Christmas mornings with mom and dad and my brother. As an adult, Christmas was…let’s face it, I was bahumbug about it. Then when I had kids, the magic came back seeing the twinkle in my son’s eyes. Then my baby turned into a toddler…which brings us to this post.
The twinkle in his eyes was still here this Christmas season, but then so was something else. Selfishness. Or greed? Maybe I don’t even know.
When I started out on this mom-blog adventure, I told myself that I needed to remain real with you guys.
Sometimes I succeed, other times I find myself trying to write what I think y’all will like or what I think will get the most hits.
Why would I do that to myself?
This world of social influence is tricky, but the short answer to that is…I have no clue.
We’ve hit tough terrain over here.
I’m not talking about terrible-twos, because we’ve been in that for 10 months and…well, it isn’t pleasant, but we’ve learned how to deal with that.
This post is about a few different things.
It’s about how we are embracing the strong-willed side of our child, and how we are embracing our child.