Pregnancy

Pregnancy Update: second trimester

Well, it’s been about two months since we officially announced that we are expecting our second child. So I wanted to briefly write an update. I want to thank all of you who have given us meals or visited or helped clean or played with Zelie. Our freezer is literally overflowing with frozen meals and ice…… Continue reading Pregnancy Update: second trimester

Catholicism · Link-Ups

a blogging conference for Catholic women

On Saturday I had to opportunity to go to the Midwest Catholic Women’s Blogging Conference,Β all, by, myself. Zelie and I were away from each other for about 13 hours (but who was counting?), and I am so so grateful. Shout out to Peter. I wore makeup (and it wasn’t Sunday or a date), I had…… Continue reading a blogging conference for Catholic women

Catholicism · Health and Wellness

Why Women’s Community is Important

Today someone hurt me. I don’t even know who it was. I was in a Facebook group for those who are admins in Facebook groups. (Facebook group-ception, right?) Anyway, I posted in the admin group asking about time management. Since I want to be present in the group I run, but I also want to…… Continue reading Why Women’s Community is Important

Health and Wellness

Making a Beautiful Space {and Hatch Prints Giveaway + Coupon Code!}

I have always loved to decorate my space, be it my high school locker, my dorm rooms, my apartment, and my now townhome. It’s not Pinterest perfect, but it’s also easier to decorate than you think (though I will never be in a Better Homes & Gardens magazine). I thought I’d share with you some…… Continue reading Making a Beautiful Space {and Hatch Prints Giveaway + Coupon Code!}

Health and Wellness

30 Days of No Sugar, Gluten, or Dairy,

I just finished 30 days of this insane but amazing diet/detox and I wanted to share with you the why, how, what I actually ate throughout the day for 30 days, my results, and where I’m going from here. Why We want more children. So. Badly. But we’re scared, very scared, that I will get…… Continue reading 30 Days of No Sugar, Gluten, or Dairy,