35 (and a half) week Pregnancy Update

Tomorrow is exactly 1 month away from our due date, I cannot believe it!  It is so close…  Jordan and I both feel ready and not ready at the same time.  We are so ready to meet our baby girl and finally hold her in our arms (and I’m pretty sure we’re both ready for…

Love Refined by Flames

So I recently submitted an entry for an essay contest in the magazine “Real Simple” on how I first learned what love really is.  While I don’t claim to be the best writer and I’m not sure there is much of a chance that I will win, there is a $3,000 prize, which would be…

33 Week Pregnancy Update

Can you believe that we are only about 6.5 weeks away from baby girl’s arrival?!  Jordan and I are so excited.  We just finished the nursery (minus the super cute block letters for the wall that spell her name- cannot debut those until she’s here!), took our first birthing class, and are compiling several lists…

The Secret to Strength and Success

Let me begin this post by creating a mental image of myself this week for you: I’m sitting on a couch surrounded by pillows with a heating pad on my back and my feet up on an ottoman.  There is a box of tissues to my right, a bag of cough drops to my left,…

My Favorite things When I’m Sick

Since I’ve been sick for the past 4 days (and showing no signs of getting better by tomorrow) and will also be laid up in bed for awhile with my little back injury, I thought it would be fun to share some of our favorite things for sick days!  Here are a few of mine:…