gluten free chicken noodle soup

Gluten Free 6 Ingredient Chicken Noodle Soup

Why do I always feel the need to say something before I share a recipe? What if this whole time I’ve been thinking I was a quiet, reserved, introverted person, when really I’m actually a chatty, loud, animated type? What … Read More

pinning lately


I came across this really neat journal prompt on Pinterest, and I thought, why not just overshare this with anyone who will listen?! Reading……Home Comforts, The Art and Science of Keeping House. Such a good book. Playing……Phillip Phillips radio on … Read More

living in a rental

One Good Thing About…

The sense of being at home is important to everyone’s well-being. If you do not get enough of it, your happiness, resilience, energy, humor, and courage will decrease. It is a complex thing, an amalgam. In part, it is a … Read More

modern farmhouse | blue exterior | white trim


Oh, blue. I don’t get too into the emotional effects of color. Just kidding. That’s a lie. I actually think about it a lot. I mean, God had to actually select a color for every single thing he created. I’m … Read More

labrador pit_

I provide unmeasurable amounts of joy and unconditional affection, while simultaneously releasing pounds of my fur into the air. The crazy lady with the white hair uses the stick vacuum and rubs my belly every time she walks by me. … Read More


We’re Building A House!

I went back and forth, to and fro, up, down and all around overthinking whether or not I’d start writing about how excited I am about building a house. Then I realized that no matter how hard I try, I … Read More

new york

New York

I turned 33 on December 27th. My Dad popped in at our house one day in November, as he always does, and randomly said, “Want to go on a train to New York together for your birthday?” Me: “Um, YEAH. … Read More


Chair love.

For as long as I can remember, my greatest inspiration for design and decor has been restaurants and coffee houses. And it’s always been a very specific kind of restaurant or coffeehouse. The kind whose main goal at the beginning … Read More


You Know You’re a Grownup When

Stop me if you’ve heard this one. We were on our usual post-kids-bedtime date night in our bedroom, snacking on popcorn and watching standup comedy in bed, when the current comedian started making jokes about how wrong it was to … Read More