My Top 9 Favorite Home Decor Items

If you know me, you know I love home decor. The following are my top 9 home decor pieces. 1. My Large Cross – This was a wedding gift and it has always hung in our living room no matter where we’ve lived. 2. My Sloth sign – This was a gift from a friend.Continue reading “My Top 9 Favorite Home Decor Items”

My 3rd Grief and Mercy Blog Post Round Up: A Look at my Most Liked and Viewed Posts

A Weekend Away to Honor My Due Date This post was one of my favorites, as not only was I honoring my beautiful angel baby, but I was also pregnant for a 2nd time. 6 Weeks Pregnant When you’re pregnant, every week is a milestone. And I was super excited when I reached 6 weeksContinue reading “My 3rd Grief and Mercy Blog Post Round Up: A Look at my Most Liked and Viewed Posts”

My Dining Room Reveal!

Hello Friends! Last weekend, I did something pretty cool. My husband and I bought a new dining room table from Walmart. It took us most of Sunday to put it together, but we finally did it! I’m super excited for you to see my dining room! One of the first things we did after puttingContinue reading “My Dining Room Reveal!”

A Recap of 2019

What can I say about 2019? This year has been life changing, hard, emotional, shocking, grief stricken, crazy, a whirlwind, encouraging and just down right challenging. Regardless, of the fact that the bad often out weighed the good, I’m thankful. Another year is in the books. I would like to take a moment and takeContinue reading “A Recap of 2019”

Our Christmas Tradition

Merry Christmas Eve Friends! I can’t believe it’s already the 24th of December. This month is flying by! Every Christmas my husband Charlie and I share a little Christmas tradition. Have any of you ever seen the classic movie A Christmas Story? In my family, I was raised watching this movie every Christmas. It isContinue reading “Our Christmas Tradition”

Father’s Grieve Too

Why is it that when a couple loses a baby, society is more concerned of how the mother is doing more than the father? Why is it our society perceives a mother’s grief to be more substantial than a father’s? Why is it implied that father’s don’t grieve too? I believe it all boils downContinue reading “Father’s Grieve Too”

A Scare at 7 Weeks and 3 Days

Saturday September 28th, was supposed to be a very relaxing day. I didn’t have any plans that day except for studying and relaxing at home. I spent the morning in my pjs, drinking decaf coffee and catching up on some reading. Charles headed to our university’s football game and hung out with friends. I feltContinue reading “A Scare at 7 Weeks and 3 Days”

6 Weeks Pregnant

My second pregnancy was different than my first. For my pregnancy with Mackenzie, I was in shock for days and not at all prepared. For my pregnancy with Chase, I was very prepared for the first trimester as I knew what pregnancy symptoms to expect. At 6 weeks I was already feeling nauseated, tired, hungryContinue reading “6 Weeks Pregnant”

Pregnant Again!?!?

When I found out I was pregnant again….. I was filled with a lot of emotions. The last time I was pregnant, I was excited, scared, confused and feared the unknown. This time I was excited and scared because I feared of the past. I prayed for this baby and had peace for whenever GodContinue reading “Pregnant Again!?!?”

Taking Pregnancy Tests is Exhausting.

In the beginning of September, I had a really strange feeling. Everything was coming together, I was moody, but in a good place. Charles and I started our semester on August 28th. I reflected back to the last time I started a semester, and I found out I was pregnant. It would be nice toContinue reading “Taking Pregnancy Tests is Exhausting.”

I am Thankful… 30 Things I am Thankful for.

It is officially November 1st! I can.t believe it. Time is sure flying by! It will be Thanksgiving before you know it. 🙂 Since it is November 1st, I have decided to write 30 things I am thankful for. Here we go…… 1. Fall Colors and Changing Leaves 🍁 2. Pumpkin Spice EVERYTHING! 🎃 3.Continue reading “I am Thankful… 30 Things I am Thankful for.”

Grief & Mercy 2nd Blog Post Round Up: A Look at My MOST Recent, Liked and Popular Blog Posts

1. Grief & Mercy Blog Q & A: I Am Answering All Your Questions About Miscarriage, Grief, Healing, Recovery and My Personal Experience I really enjoyed writing this post. On Instagram a few weeks prior to writing this post, I asked women who have suffered a loss, if they had any questions that they wouldContinue reading “Grief & Mercy 2nd Blog Post Round Up: A Look at My MOST Recent, Liked and Popular Blog Posts”

The Trying to Conceive (TTC) Lifestyle

Towards the end of summer, Charles and I started talking daily about kids and trying to conceive yet again. We stayed up some nights having long conversations about every possibility. What if we can’t get pregnant? What if we have another loss? What if I have to have surgery again? What if I have toContinue reading “The Trying to Conceive (TTC) Lifestyle”

People Who Inspire Me: Meet Andrea

Today I will be writing about my friend Andrea. Many of you may have heard me refer to my friend Andrea, or even read her blog post a few weeks ago. This amazing lady and I have been friends for 11 years. We’ve been through a lot together. We’ve seen each other grow, change andContinue reading “People Who Inspire Me: Meet Andrea”

The Joys and Challenges of Being an Interracial Couple

“Puedo tener su numero del telefono? Charles said to me one day as I was gathering my things and leaving our Spanish class 5 years ago. “What?” I said, not sure what he was saying. I tried, but I was not that good at Spanish. “Puedo tener su numero del telephono?” He said again, andContinue reading “The Joys and Challenges of Being an Interracial Couple”