Fun & Festive Ornament Bridal Shower


Christmas time is here, almost anyways! If your house is anything like ours, it has been a hectic few weeks. To begin the holiday party season, last weekend I was honored to co-host two different showers celebrating two lovely ladies. On Saturday, we enjoyed an ornament shower for a beautiful bride-to-be. On Sunday, the festivities […]

Our Home Renovation 2.0 – Dining Room Reveal


A few weeks ago, we opened our doors up to show you our first completed (almost!) room. If you missed it, you can check out our formal living room aka “the music room” here. Today we will continue our tour into our mostly complete dining room. With Cecilia gaining more head control by the day, […]

Ingenuity ConvertMe Swing-2-Seat – Sahara Burst – Product Review


As a new parent it is difficult to know which baby items are “must haves”, “nice to haves”, and “wish we didn’t have”. When we created our baby registry for Cecilia, we invested hours and hours reading reviews and ratings for the bulk of the items we added. While some of the items we received […]

Easy DIY Baby/Infant Ladybug Costume


Halloween is just around the corner and if you are planning to buy a costume, now is the time. As the day draws closer, the selection really starts to dwindle and instead of being one of the girls from Frozen, your darling daughter will have to settle for the cupcake costume in the back. Sure, […]

Southern Fried Catfish Recipe


If you’ve ever traveled throughout the south and made your way into a small town, you probably came across a mom and pop restaurant at some point. Whether specialized or a simple country buffet, these restaurants are the epitome of southern cooking. One item that you can find on almost any menu is southern fried […]

5 (Easy) One Year Anniversary “Paper” Present Ideas


Happy Anniversary! If you’re marriage is anything like ours then you are looking back and thinking, “Wow! Has it already been a year?” Time just flies by these days. Whether you’ve been married one year or twenty years, finding that perfect present can be stressful. For the traditional gift giver, there is a list of […]

Our Home Renovation 2.0 – Formal Living Room Reveal


It has been awhile since we shared any updates on our home renovation. Although things have significantly slowed down around here (at least when it comes to manual labor), I thought it might be nice to share a few room reveals. We are not completely finished with our original interior renovation plans, but the remaining […]

DIY Hair Bow Holder


In the south, there are two things that are common place in a little girls wardrobe – monogram “everything” and bows. The bigger the better seems to be the theme with birth of these items. At the recommendation of my girlfriends (who just happen to all have girls), I purchased 2 dozen 3″ bows in […]

Our Birth Story – A True Account of a Natural Delivery

You might have noticed that it has been a while since our last post and even before that, the number of posts have been limited. Let’s just say that the ninth month of pregnancy was exactly what everyone said it would be – exhausting. Our little one finally arrived (September 2nd!) and I think exhausting […]

How to Hard Boil Eggs Perfectly


There are certain skills that you develop over time with lots of practice and others that can be achieved quickly with a little bit of patience. When learning to cook there are many skills that can be picked up along the way that don’t require a high skill level. Today we will go over one […]