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Chocolate Chip Cookies + My new favorite shirt

By On February 25, 2016

  I’m not one to desire to actually bake something, but living without a stove for six weeks made me want to bake some chocolate chip cookies as fast as I could.… Read More


Sausage links + Potatoes + String Beans

By On January 21, 2016

In episode #70, Aaron and I talked about this new dish that is my “go-to” meal these days. It’s no secret that I don’t enjoy cooking very much and am not that… Read More


Happy Hour #72: Rachel Hollis

By On January 20, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Oh man, y’all. This is one of my favorite shows to date. If you don’t already know about Rachel Hollis, you are going to love getting… Read More

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Happy Hour #70: Aaron Ivey

By On January 7, 2016

Podcast: Play in new window | Download2016! Can you believe it!? To kick off the new year, I invited my all-time favorite guest back to the show – my husband Aaron Ivey. On… Read More


The best gluten free biscuits ever

By On August 18, 2015

Aaron has been experimenting with some homemade gluten-free biscuits lately and today they were the best ever. And since they were the best ever we want to share this recipe with you… Read More


Slow cooker recipes + Banana Bread

By On August 15, 2015

You guys know that I’m not the best cook on the block. In fact I’m just a normal mom trying to get good food in my kids bellies, and there’s nothing fancy about… Read More

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Happy Hour #45: Shannan Martin

By On June 25, 2015

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Happy Hour #45 is with my new friend Shannan Martin. Shannan Martin is a writer who found her voice in the country and her story… Read More

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Friday Fun 6.19.15 {The Popcast, Wayward Pines, Cookies}

By On June 19, 2015

Happy Friday friends! What a week we just went through. I went to bed on Wed normal and woke up to the news of Charleston and felt as though I had just… Read More


Whole 30 {Week Three}

By On April 23, 2015

{WEEK THREE} At the very beginning of this week I flew to DC to spend the weekend at the IJM conference. On the plane  I made the decision I had been needing… Read More


Whole 30 {Week Two}

By On April 20, 2015

{WEEK TWO} Goodness gracious day 14 was hard. Mentally it was hard. The entire day I was wishing I had committed to #whole15, which I didn’t even know was a thing until… Read More


Whole30 {week one}

By On April 8, 2015

Every since Christmas I have been looking forward to April 1st. Seems weird, but life has been a bit busy for myself the first three months of the year. I am a… Read More

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Paleo Chocolate Chip Cookies + update on Story

By On December 22, 2014

Today starts our fourth week of eating paleo as a family. Just so there’s complete full disclosure out there, our whole family has not done Paleo these four weeks 100%, but Story… Read More

Stitch Fix #12 Review & an amazing

Stitch Fix #12 & cookies

By On September 17, 2014

I want to tell you all about my latest stitch fix (actually a few weeks old now) but before I do that I need to let you know that last week I… Read More

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A little bit of everything …

By On September 1, 2014

Happy Monday and Labor day! We have spent the day lounging around the house doing just about nothing. Currently the kids are watching High School Musical 2 because you know we haven’t… Read More