Everyone was staring. And why wouldn't they be, we were making a scene! I could't help but wonder how weird we must have looked... how weird I must have looked!

I was 19 and in total shock. Nobody knew but me. Not even the father. At least not yet.

After weeks of deliberating I had decided to keep the baby...MY baby.

I had sex ONCE and I got pregnant. 

What the frick! It was like a bad joke coming to life. And to top it...

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Today I decided that I am going to  cook my way through an entire cook book, the Real Life Paleo by Stacy Toth & Matthew MaCarry.

Let me be really clear. I am not a cook, I am not a chef, I am not a baker, and I don't like baked go...

EST. READING TIME: 2 minutes


I am not scared of being a mom, the act of keeping a human alive and raising it to be a decent person sounds fun to me.

I am scared of the person I will become as a result of being a mom.

I am scared of how fast time seems to be fly...

EST. READING TIME: 8 minutes


Submission is a dirty word these days.

We live in a “girl boss” society that idolizes being 100% in control of your gold-foiled, butt-kicking, name-taking, instagram-ready life. To even suggest the idea of being submissive in marri...

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books + bible study
marriage + motherhood
fitness + nutrition
dog + home
travel + budget
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I get things done! I thrive when I can organize,  plan,

budget, & train for things. 


I took up blogging because I wanted to have a place where I could chronicle all our big life events. It was between a blog or a shutter fly book each year.


My parents are wildlife ranchers in central Texas. We lived in a double wide trailer on our property for 4 years of my child hood.

I married my favorite person & the most handsome man in the entire world.


The 3 things I can't stop watching are Gossip Girl, The Office &, Harry Potter.  

On any given day, you’ll find me listening to film sound tracks or audio books


My Myers Briggs is INTJ.

On Ennegram I am a Challenger.

Physical touch is my love language, but I for sure don't come across that way.