If there is one thing I know about myself, it’s that I am very slow to make decisions, and quite often overthink myself into decision paralysis. One example of this indecisiveness is with my bedroom. I’ve been looking for something to put over our bed for years. Finally, I found, not one, but two options I am excited about. OPTION 1 – Crate & Barrel’s Sunflower Mirror   OPTION 2: Wisteria White Antler Wreath   In my search to find… Read more »

    Nearly every weekend, we all pile onto the couch as a family and watch a movie together. We started doing this about 2 years ago, and it dawned on me a couple of weeks ago that this simple, ordinary thing might end up being one of the boys best memories as they grow up. Not because it is earth-shattering or that no one else is doing it, but because we are all together and we do it on… Read more »

    For the past few months, I have been working on refreshing the boys’ bedroom to be more outdoors-inspired. These guys absolutely LOVE nature and the outdoors. Fishing, hunting, camping, all of it. They get it from their dad. Truth is, we have had some pretty amazing moments surrounded by Mother Nature. It’s something I hope that stays with them forever, because really, what’s more magical than God’s work? Back to the bedroom mood board. Their room is painted the… Read more »

When I saw this book featured at several different bookstores, it looked super interesting. I couldn’t wait to dig in. I finished it several weeks ago, but I am glad I took a couple weeks to decide what I thought about it. I’m not going to give you a full synopsis because 1) you can find that on Amazon, or 2) I am sure you just want to know if it is worth reading or not. The short answer to… Read more »

Brian has been telling me about the concept of microadventures. The idea is to not only wait for the big adventures in life that come every once in a while, but to find ways to incorporate smaller, more attainable adventures into your daily lives. This idea really resonates with us. So with that in mind, we decided to have a little family microadventure this past weekend. On Sunday, we went on a day trip to Orlando to attend the Maker… Read more »