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Why the holidays can be really hard and what I did to help + our Sunday!

Sunday selfie before church. The kids made up all sorts of random games. The oven was full of pies/crusts/etc. so Andrew made sure we still got in our Sunday tradition by making sweet potato fries on the grill. My afternoon was very involved with making pies. Banana cream pie 4 life. Banana Cream Pie and … Continue Reading

Difference between my 1st marathon and 9th marathon (30 lbs), our October hangout spot and a question from Andrew!

Cornbelly’s might be one of my favorite parts about Fall.  This is a yearly tradition for us so I’ll just start off today showing you a bunch of pictures from Utah’s Halloween/Fall carnival. We stopped by Megan D’s house for a few minutes and I think she won the competition for the best pumpkin anything—> … Continue Reading

Wedding Post. (Be prepared for the most pictures you have ever seen).

The wedding. I sat here for about 7 minutes staring at the screen having zero idea what to say to start this off.  I guess I just don’t know how to express the gratitude I have for being able to be married to Andrew into typed out words.  I honestly don’t know where the heck … Continue Reading

The Proposal Story

Where do I even begin with this story!?! I wish we were all just hanging out in Yogurtland so I could tell you in person because I’ve got a whole lot to say—> grab a snack and your water bottle and let’s get started.  PS I was thinking about it the other day and there … Continue Reading

Eating Disorder Talk:

It really never was about the food.  It was always about control.  It was me scrambling to feel loved.  It was a way to avoid thinking about the hard stuff because I was too busy thinking about what I did/didn’t eat, what I was going to eat next and how the heck I was going … Continue Reading

On Being A Single Mom.

First, I’m not trying to compare my situation to anyone else or to say it is easier, harder or anything like that.  Just wanting to share what is in my heart about this whole matter.  In our world today single parenting is becoming more and more common. I would love for us to build each … Continue Reading

Maybe this is why I blog (5 years today!) AND running shoes GIVEAWAY!

Please note this was written at 4 a.m. so it might be especially random… But first… my favorite picture of Brooke. Sometimes I wonder why this blog has stuck for FIVE YEARS (3,134 posts) and why it gets the traffic it does.  I make as many grammatical errors as a 4th grader, my pictures are … Continue Reading