DIY Mommy: Halloween Wreath

Last year, I started making a couple holiday wreaths for the door of our apartment. I loved doing it! Now I am working on new wreaths for each holiday and I’d love to share with you how easy it is to make a Jack Skellington wreath for Halloween! Jack is easily one of Bug’s favorite […]

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Huntington Beach Day 2018

Last year, upon completion of the Alive and Running 5k, we took Bug to the beach for the first time, we hadn’t planned on it, but she fell in love with the ocean and loved to play in the waves. This year we came prepared. I brought towels, swimsuits (“beebee suits” as Bug calls them), […]

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Alive and Running 5k

My struggle with anxiety and depression is not unlike many others, we all suffer one way or another and are plagued with negativity that feels like we are alone. We are not alone. YOU are not alone. In Spring 2014, I felt utterly lost and hit rock bottom. Upon seeking treatment and building a support […]

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First Visit: Multnomah Falls

The picturesque Multnomah Falls is a popular tourist spot here in Portland, Oregon. I was particularly happy to see that it is only 30 minutes away from home! We set out over Labor Day weekend, knowing very well that it was probably going to be crowded. We weren’t entirely too sure what to expect, as […]

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Moving Day: Phase 3

We did it.  We are finally as unpacked as we are going to be able to until (most likely) after the holidays. We have some empty rooms, just waiting to be furnished and decorated, some rooms with our trusty old apartment furniture, and some rooms that have a start to being exactly what we wanted. […]

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