Blast Zone Magic Castle Bounce House Giveaway (5 Winners!)


After a long, harsh winter, North Alabama is finally turning green and warming up for spring!  We've experienced some gorgeous weather this week.  Bryson and Bella wake up ready to head outside and enjoy the sunshine.  It's time to clean up the yard … [Read more...]

Dear Brynlee

Brynlee March 7

 First off, I know that there is nothing I could have done that would change our current situation.  For me, that is probably a good thing because the guilt I feel is overwhelming at times even when I know PRS is not my fault.  Even so, I feel that I … [Read more...]

sunshine & smiles

Brynlee's Journey Pierre Robin

Brynlee had a great week last week.  It was by far our best week yet.  I did not find myself crying in the floor- not even once.  She turned 11 weeks old on Saturday, the 22nd.  The previous Sunday, the 16th, we took her to church for the first … [Read more...]

the little big things

brynlee smile feb 21

As I fed Brynlee a bottle just moments ago, I thought about how the little things are really the big things.  I stood over her crib as the rest of her feed went in through her tube and I talked to her about the little big things- the daily happenings … [Read more...]

Brynlee {month two}

Brynlee's Second Month Pierre Robin

at two months, Brynlee.. weighs 10lb 2oz. We are so happy to finally hit those double digits! wears a size 1-2 Pampers diapers (those were leftover from Bella, I'm not even sure they still make that size) and has outgrown her newborn cloth diaper … [Read more...]

Valentine’s Day Gift Ideas + {$75 Belk Gift Card Giveaway}

valentine picks belk

Valentine's Day is only a few days away and with the crazy that is my life now, it's barely even crossed my mind.  The good news is that there is still time to shop.  The even better news is that I have partnered with Belk to share some of my … [Read more...]

Less stuff. More you, mama.

03 kc photography

I could hear that little voice saying, "No, you are doing it all wrong.  You are giving them more stuff, but less of YOU.  You are what they want, what they need, mama."  It had been there, tugging and pulling at my heart for a few months when … [Read more...]