about this blog

My husband and I are high school sweethearts who grew up in a small town in Montana.

We married, honeymooned in Disneyland, and threw a few boxes into a trailer, Arizona-bound.

Seventeen years later, we’re now a family of six living in the burbs.

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Along with our own 4 young humans + more that we collect, we’ve managed to add a cockatiel parrot and two rescue dogs to our zoo.

There is nothing perfect that you’ll see within the pages or photos of our blog, even if the lens gives that mirage.

I’ve been blogging for nine years now- writing brings me a needed reflection and pause, within the chaos.

I like to share tips and blunders in parenting (and adulting).

Home decor, sanity preservation, relationships, and balancing life with humor + faith = my blogging mojo.

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These pages are our online journal and I strive to keep it positive/encouraging-even when circumstances aren’t.

If you know us in “real life” you know

we’re loud, a bit rough around the edges, and try to be transparent in every season of life.

You’d also know our door is always open to you.

I hope that you’re inspired to love well and be grateful

wherever you are in the journey.