So, we changed the design of the blog! We are also sharing some big changes not just in the blog but in our lives today. I hope you will watch the video to find out what's going to be happening and join us on this adventure!Read More
While there are going to be plenty of things that are scary this evening, this picture pretty much sums up my fears for right now. Why? Check out the blog to find out.Read More
Maddie has been really thinking through her outfit options while shopping in the maternity section, and has gotten many compliments on her outfits over the summer. So, here's how she put together some of her favorite outfits!Read More
Many of you know that I work with a fantastic organization called Redeemed Ministries. They are a non-profit that works with human trafficking victims and runs a long term residential program that allows survivors to have a safe place to heal. I've posted many times before about them. For example here, here and here.Read More
August 4th, Jared and I uploaded our very first blog post. Who knew if we would have many readers or viewers. But it was a creative outlet for Maddie to hone her video skills and a fun way to share our escapades with friends and family.
365 days later, it's pretty remarkable how much has changed. And 365 days from now, it will be even more different. Not
Thank you for coming on this journey with us. Here's to many more adventures to come!Read More
I have had many emotions and feelings throughout this pregnancy thing. But I thought today, being "halfway" through this process, I would share some thoughts and candid confessions about this whole pregnancy thing so far.Read More
In keeping with the seasons, here's our patriotic fireplace decor!
Happy Independence Day and enjoy celebrating the freedoms we have!Read More
We just passed the four month mark of pregnancy and it's time to start getting serious at the baby registry list. However, after seeing the amount of stuff just for babies in this store, we had a hard time taking some things seriously... :)Read More
Happy Memorial Day everyone! Today on the blog I talk about a trip my mom and I took three years ago and the opportunity we had to see my great uncle's name on the Vietnam Memorial. For details, see video. :)Read More
I feel the video is pretty self explanatory. :)Read More
Over the weekend, Nike with three elite runners attempted to run the marathon in under two hours. Something people say is impossible.
Never mind that I usually haven't event broken 13.1 by the two hour mark. These people are FAST.
Even if you are not a runner, here's some pretty amazing takeaways that we can apply to our lives as we try to do the impossible.Read More
The title might be puzzling, but surely, you can deduce like Sherlock to figure it out. No? Well then you are in luck. Just keep reading and you will find outRead More
We've made it five years!
I love you.Read More
Fear can be a positive motivator instead of a debilitating emotion.Read More
As with most people on the internet, we are taking the time to talk about our hopes and dreams for 2017.
Most of it seems to include laughter. Usually with Jared making side comments. If this is the case, I am totally happy with 2017!Read More
Merry Christmas to you and your family.
From Maddie and JaredRead More
This weekend we got the great opportunity to sit down with Jared's family and discuss family traditions over the generations! It was very cool to see even how in our family, we have a wide spread of traditions while growing up!Read More
This last weekend was jam packed with awesomeness. We got to do a 5K with my family on Friday, followed by a craft fair and date night on Saturday.
My body hurts and I'm super tired, but I wouldn't trade these memories for anything.Read More
I don't think it's a surprise that with Jared's irregular work schedule, life doesn't revolve around your typical 5/2 day work/play schedule. But there are some days where life kinda seems "normal." This day was one of those days. And yes, it did center around tacos.Read More