North Carolina Mountain Life

Last summer we moved from Florida to the mountains of North Carolina. Brian got a great job opportunity and luckily we sold our house fast and was able to move into this awesome new home! The town we moved too has a tight housing market and we were struggling to find what we wanted. One…

Birthday Wishes

Today is my birthday.  39 years young 🙂  Someone asked me this morning if I dread getting older.  I replied back heck no!  To me age is the great leveler.  The older I get the more I actually feel like I can relate to people.  I have always been an old soul but burying parents,…

One and Done. Not by Choice.

I recently joined a one and done not by choice Facebook group and quickly realized how so many in there were still in the fresh pain phase. My heart broke reading their raw posts about how they were struggling to accept they would not have another child. So I decided to share my story. Many…

Own Your Life

I have been thinking a lot recently about how people achieve large scale success. I am talking Oprah.  Richard Branson.  Elon Musk.  Deep down I know they are no better than any of us.  But yet they have innovated a life that has defied all expectations. They are leaving a legacy that will last generations. …

The Joy of a Quiet Mind

I am naturally a quiet person. I remember as a kid the teacher going to my mom “she is bright but prefers to eat and play by herself.”  And I did.  It wasn’t till middle school and hormones that I realized there was a gender called boys, and that social norms dictated I hang with…

The Distant Mother

Now that I am a parent I am learning how different my childhood was. Not in the geographical sense or socioeconomic sense.  I grew up in south jersey in a typical middle class neighborhood.  I mean in the presence sense.  From a young age I remember coming home from school and just being alone.  Alone…

2017 Young Living Convention Products

New Products from Young Living are now available to order! Guys I got to see and test every single one of these new items last week and they are fantastic! No chemicals, all natural and POWERFUL! See below for a recap of everything they released. Desert Mist Diffuser FREE bottles of Tangerine and Peppermint Oils with purchase!…

5 Diffuser Blend Recipes Using Your Premium Starter Kit Oils

  Diffusing essential oils is one of my favorite ways to use them in our home every day. I reach for different oils depending on what’s going on in our lives. We diffuse in our kitchen to get rid of strong food odors. We diffuse at night to relax before bed. Our whole family loves…

The Holiday Breakdown

I cried in the Dunkin Donuts drive thru line this morning. It started innocent enough. A image of my dad holding his coffee mug while shuffling to his home office and my mom yelling at Cindy and I to run to the car as we will be late AGAIN for school ran through my mind…

When the Kid Goes Back to Daycare….

Me at 7 months pregnant ” of course I’ll come back to work after maternity leave, ill be going mad at home”  Me at 3 months from birth of child on returning to work “Back to work? but I’ll miss everything, first steps, words,  .. And after paying child care I’ll be earning Ramen Noodles.. so whats the…