Friday No. 2

February 12, 2016

Friday, Friday. You know those weeks you have so many things on your list to get accomplished and how Monday rolls around and you're super motivated to do them all but that fire slowly dissipates because life happens...? Yeah, that. That was this week.

Emery ended up sick with some head cold thing and a high fever so she had a few nights of restless nights meaning Andrew and I did too. Yesterday she hit rock bottom after fighting a nap from not being able to breathe through her nose and mama cuddles were the only cure. I'll take it though because those are few and far between.

We also had a follow up appointment for Andrew and his hand and things are slowly trucking along. I think when the accident happened we assumed recovery would be quick like a paper cut but reality is, he had serious trauma happen with his hand and it's proving us it's a process that takes time and patience. We still don't know a time frame of when he'll be back to work because of his hand being scabbed over so we're just resting in God's grace taking it one day at a time.


loving // These darling journals from Val Marie Paper! I just ordered one for Drake to work on our devotionals together and he's pumped to get it. I'll share his feedback when he's formed an opinion.

appreciating // My husband. He's been so sweet and helpful to me with Emery and Drake while he's been off and every time Drake brings up something about how he wishes the accident didn't happen, Andrew replies saying he wouldn't change it for the world because he's gotten so much time with his family.... sigh. :)

wanting // To try this stuff! When people describe smelling like a mermaid, I go all girly and really curious about the scent. Have any of your tried it?

listening // Flo Rida - My House... seriously obsessed with that song right now!

watching // The People v OJ Simpson. I'm not a persona to typically watch something of that nature because I'm a scared-y cat but I'm intrigued! Are you watching it? What do you think about it?

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Hope you all have a great weekend, I'll be back new week with a new Before VS After series on our home as well as a beauty round up of some products I'm obsessing over for my acne prone, combination skin.

Pink Pop

February 9, 2016

Andrew and I haven't celebrated Valentine's Day since we've been married except last year. You see, we haven't really celebrated much- like birthdays, father's/mother's day, our anniversary...etc. We just felt like saving money and enjoying a night in would be better because we're total home bodies.

When I was pregnant I had a moment of feeling really frustrated on Father's Day, no less and had a full melt down to Andrew basically telling him from now on we must celebrate each other and those days no matter what. Absolutely logical and emotional because hiii, I was so pregnant.


New Take on our Dresser

February 8, 2016

We we given my in-laws old dresser when we moved into our home and it was the original wood stain from 30+ years ago. It was theirs when they got married which was gifted to them from another family friend so it's cool having been passed around since the 80's!

I thought it would be great to use for our dining room to store linens, flatware, overflow from the kitchen with serving ware and platters but I wanted to give it a little refresh and tie in with the vibe our house has going. FAT Paint sent along their chalk-style paint for me to give this beauty a little makeover and I am so pleased with how it turned out.

Happy Friday!

February 5, 2016

We're checking things off our list this week left and right so all in all, we're feeling accomplished with how things went this last Monday-Friday. That isn't to say we didn't have quite the drama with that angel above though... she's beginning full blown tantrums with squeals and hits and body throwing to the ground when she doesn't get her way. This usually only happens when she is told she can't have a snack or when she's finished eating. Life is so hard being one... ;)

W E E K L Y   R E C A P

loving // The PBS app. I've said it before, I'll say it again. It's a dream for me when I just need Emery distracted for 5 seconds.

hating // That we don't have a date for Andrew to go back to work yet. We're planners and it's slowly making us crazy living in the unknown of all that. Hopefully we'll have a better timeline after an appt next Thursday.

wanting // The Broncos to win Sunday! Last time they were in the Super Bowl I was in NY with my mom so Andrew and I didn't get to experience/watch the game together (although it was a shit show and we lost then) but it'll be exciting to host people to watch it this year!

working // With so many awesome clients right now! Focusing on more branding elements versus blog related items and that's so much fun for me. If you're interested in booking anything print/logo related, you can contact me: to get the convo going!

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Shopping Small

February 4, 2016

I'm all about finding things to perfectly curate our collection of home decor from small businesses lately. Don't get me wrong, I love my Target, Homegoods and Hobby Lobby trips because they honestly have amazing stuff but here are a few of my recent favorites that are gracing our home these days.

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