My Experience with Postpartum Depression/Anxiety

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I hope everyone had an amazing Memorial Day remembering those who keep our country safe. We did absolutely NOTHING this Memorial Day weekend, but it was a perfect kind of nothing. The most I got accomplished over three days was making nachos and doing three loads of laundry, it looks like I will be playing catch up this week.Over the past seven weeks I have done a decent job of painting the picture of joy that Olive brings to our home. What I have failed to do is paint a realistic picture of what has been actually going on…

My Backyard Wedding. How I Planned a Wedding in Less than 60 Days and Under $10,000

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Today my husband and I are celebrating our fifth anniversary! Five years, four moves, three jobs and three kids later we are still going strong, not to say we haven’t had our fair share of struggles. I truly believe that God made Ben just for me. There is no one in this world who simply gets me like he does.I have wanted to share a post about our wedding day for a long time now, but never had a good excuse to randomly start chatting about weddings. Today seemed like the perfect occasion to share the details of…

New Baby Must-Haves

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Happy Monday! We had such a wonderful weekend celebrating my husband’s birthday, that it is bittersweet that the weekend is over.Today, I am sharing some of my favorite baby items. Many of these items are new(er) on the market and completely new to me.Ubbi Diaper Pail ($69.99)With my past two babies the diaper pails always seemed to be a complete waste of money, they never fully contained the stench and the bags were always expensive. For Olives nursery nook, I was just going to forgo the diaper pail and be more diligent on taking…