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if i could enjoy all my meals outdoors. i certainly would. there is something that i just enjoy so greatly about being outside with good food and good company. dining alfresco . . . it’s a simple joy. when my dad and i built our little picnic table… i wanted to make sure it was […]

a simple tuscan backyard picnic

This picnic table was such a fun do-it-yourself project. Partly because I did it with my dad . . . and he is the epitome of FUN. But also because I know that my little family will get so much use out of this picnic table. Gosh, the memories we will create gathered around it. […]

DIY: picnic table edition

i used to love going to the gym. spending half my time workout out, half my time socializing. it was a part of my everyday routine. and i loved it.  but the reality is . . . this was during a time in my life when i had plenty of time to spare. free time […]

faster way to fat loss: workouts for the busy mom

hi. im so glad you are here. if you are here it is because you are likely craving authenticity. you want the real reel. not the instagram reel. you are just like me. maybe you follow me on instagram and know that I am divorced. or that I struggle with anxiety. or that sometimes I […]

the real reel.

it is crazy to think that we are just two weeks away from christmas. how in the world did that creep up on us so quickly? i still have so many things on my christmas bucket list that i want to check off! all the fun things like. . . . a bajillion christmas treats […]

holidays with walmart.

I absolutely love planning fun date nights. if you have been around here for awhile, you may remember when the city was in lockdown, Ron & I did “dating through the decades.” every week we had one date night that was representative of a decade. sometime it was just the two of us . . […]

date night: the cozy edition with spiked hot cocoa & s’mores.

fall is coming. gang! I happen to love fall. its just such a cozy feeling. and speaking of cozy . . . fall is the time to make your house feel the coziest. filled with warmth. and yummy scents. and great texture. and bringing the organic nature elements & colors inside. I am just starting […]

fall decor with target.

gang. if you are looking to plan the best little boy adventure trip . . . this is it. hands down. we had the complete privilege of staying a few days at westgate river ranch last month. and it was so much more fun than i could have ever hoped for. nestled in the middle […]

adventuring with west gate river ranch.

through the faster way to fat loss program, i started eating the right food for my body to function optimally. then i lost my baby weight without starving or depriving myself.  but it wasn’t always like this.   i remember it like it was yesterday. i had just put my three little boys to bed, cozied […]

the faster way to lose baby weight without depriving yourself

alright mamas. this one is for you. the other week i posted on instagram about my mom hack of color coordinating all your kids clothes. y’all went over the top bananas. lost your dang minds. in fact. many of you told me that i was brilliant. i’m here for those compliments. you all were so […]

organizing kids clothes.

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