Motherhood: Thriving or Surviving?

As I write this post, I have huge puffy bags under my eyes and a cup of coffee in my hand.  I have been trying to nap for the past hour and a half (unsuccessful obviously) while my daughter is sleeping.  I dozed a little bit here and there, but then our lovely neighbors decided…

Mouth Watering Meals

Last night Jordan told me that I’ve hit a lot of “home runs” with our dinners over these past few weeks.  Thanks to my friends Pinterest, skinnymom.com,  MK, and my sister- my man and myself have been well fed :).  Since I’ve often appreciated other bloggers posting their recipe successes and favorites, I thought I…

LOVE: A Parenting Philosophy

For Valentines day, I thought it would be appropriate to write a blog post about love.  Don’t worry, I’m not going to use this space to blah blah blah about my marriage or talk about romantic things, although I do love my husband!  But instead I want to write about a realization I have had…

Getting to Know 3 Month Old Riley

I cannot believe that my little baby girl is 3 months old today!  I know it will only get better, but this has definitely been my favorite stage of her life thus far.  She is turning into a little PERSON! How crazy is that?  She is no longer just my little baby who eats and…

From Minister to Mommy

This past June I ended my job as a campus minister with InterVarsity at UNC-Chapel Hill working with sorority and fraternity students (also known as Greek IV).  It is the only job I have had since graduating college up until now.  The best short description I can give for the job was that I would…