• How I Named My Blog

    I get asked a lot how I named my blog and what the name means. My inner circle knows that it took weeks of frustration, brainstorming, and nearly tears. I went through a ton…

    January 21, 2016
  • Friday Favorites | Easy Meals

    I haven’t done Friday Favorites in FOR-EV-ER y’all. Confession: every time I post Friday Favorites, I want to start singing Rebecca Black. And I do. In my head. Make it stop. Do you guys…

    January 15, 2016
  • What’s Wrong With Her Face?

    My infant daughter, Charlie Kate has a large “birthmark” on her face called a capillary hemangioma. To be specific, it’s about 5cm x 6cm. It is usually the first thing people notice about her.…

    January 12, 2016
  • Belated Farewell to 2015

    It’s already half way through January. What the what? Between my new role as a super sleuth (that gets lost in Redditt rabbit holes) cracking the “Making a Murderer” case, and my {real} life-…

    January 11, 2016
  • (Last) Week(end) in Review

    I haven’t blogged in a week. Shameful. However, it IS almost Christmas and I seem to be drowning in life. I’m not exaggerating. If I thought any holidays in the past were busy, I…

    December 21, 2015
  • The New Productive

    I have been rudely introduced to the (not so new) concept that the definition of productivity and daily success are completely different for someone without tiny children and someone with tiny children. First, you…

    December 7, 2015
  • Wednesday Wishes | Episode 4

    My goal for today was to finish my gift guides for you guys (in the spirit of wishing), but I failed! So. I will throw three nifty items at you to add to your…

    December 2, 2015
  • Last Minute Tablescape

    It’s the holidays and I love entertaining. Like, I LOVE ENTERTAINING. If I could afford to throw parties all the time I would in a second. I must get that from my Grandma Mullis.…

    December 1, 2015
  • DIY Retro Edison Lamp

    If it was up to me, the inside of my home would look like it came out of a Restoration Hardware catalog. I love rustic, industrial chic everything. One trend I’m totally smitten with…

    November 30, 2015
  • 10 Tips for Thoughtful Gifting on a Small Budget

    It’s officially shopping season! We are in between Black Friday and Cyber Monday with less than FOUR weeks until Christmas. I don’t know about any of you, but I’m pinching pennies this year. Don’t…

    November 29, 2015
  • Indie Craft Experience

    One of my weekend highlights was checking out the Indie Craft Experience Holiday Shopping Spectacular in Atlanta. It was basically like browsing the best of Etsy in real life. I fell in love with…

    November 24, 2015
  • DIY Family Photo Shoot

    This holiday season is going to be especially tight, financially. We just had a baby, have tons of hospital bills rolling in, and we have made the decision for me to only go back…

    November 23, 2015
  • 10 Things a Postpartum Mom (REALLY) Wants.

    I had a baby girl three months ago. She is my second child, with a six year gap between the two. It’s safe to say I was pretty far removed from newborn life. I…

    November 19, 2015