Baby Announcements

Here are all the baby announcements before and after Lily was born!  When I found out I was pregnant I ran to the store and grabbed some little baby shoes to use when I told Brent. I had this little box put the shoes and note in.  We decided to wait until we had both […]

First Family Photo Shoot

My friend from college was in town for a few days and took some family photos for us! My mom made the blanket Lily is on. I have loved seeing Brent interact with Lily! I love how much he loves her! Aren’t they just the sweetest?! Me and my girl!    We wanted to get […]

The Simplest Pie Crust

This is the only pie crust recipe you will ever need! I have used it for about 10 years and it has never failed me. It is simple, requires the minimal ingredients and tastes amazing. I could eat it without any filling!  It is perfect for savory and sweet recipes!  Enjoy! 

4 Things to Consider When Buying Cloth Diapers

After I got pregnant with my first, my husband and I found out my insurance did not cover any maternity bills, so we had to pay out of pocket for the entire pregnancy and we only had one income. So, you can be sure that we realized we could save hundreds of dollars on diapers […]

6 Tips for Your Cloth Diaper Use

My oldest sister began using cloth diapers for her children when her family was living next door to my parents. I was a young teen at the time and babysat often so when I got pregnant with my first and a friend offered to give me some cloth diapers she no longer needed I didn’t […]

Lily’s First Photoshoot

Just after Christmas my friend Ansley did a photo shoot with Lily! I love how these photos turned out! Ansley brought the props with her except the a large mirror which we were storing in our extra room at the time.  I got the cloth diaper off of Amazon! You can click HERE for more […]

Lily’s Homebirth

Right Before Labor On December 5th 2018 I had a weird feeling that I might go into labor. I coordinate an afterschool Bible club once a week on Thursdays, and the next day was our last club meeting until January. Around 8pm I jokingly said to Brent, “What if I go into labor tonight and […]

Maternity Photoshoot

My friend wanted to build up her photography portfolio and so she did a maternity photoshoot for Lily and me!  Location: Mcintosh Reserve Park, which has a $5.00 entrance fee per car Maternity Dress: AMAZON for $10.00! (I have recently checked and the price is now $40.00. Not sure why it was so low when […]

Peanut Butter Almond Bars

I love homemade oatmeal bars! and since I started making my own Homemade Almond Milk I wanted to find a way to use the leftover almonds.  If you aren’t using leftover almonds from your homemade almond milk put your almonds in a blender or food processor with a few tablespoons of milk and blend until chopped […]

Homemade Almond Milk

I know there are a lot of Almond Milk recipes out there but when I first tried making almond milk for some reason the food processor I was using leaked everywhere when I was blending the almonds. So, I’ve made a recipe that won’t leak everywhere when you blend it.   When you’re done you can […]