Birthday Donation

This year for my birthday I am asking all of you to contribute to a cause that I feel strongly about. Having both of my babies so close to my birthday, what better way to celebrate than with a birthday donation to the Alexis Joy Foundation. The Alexis Joy Foundation has a mission “to be … More Birthday Donation

Fear of Induction

When the doctors declared my due date January 31, I may have argued a little in hopes they would change it to February 2. I know that’s only a couple days difference, but it’s a difference and now I know why! Spoiler: they wouldn’t change the date in my chart. So here I am, according … More Fear of Induction

#fightlikeagirl || a thank you to the female fighter pilot

Supporting other women is something I very much believe in. Whether it be at home, in our careers or both, I believe that we can do it! The battles are not always intentional, but they are always there. Because he knows it’s importance to me, my husband shared an article with me this morning about … More #fightlikeagirl || a thank you to the female fighter pilot

he’s a keeper

I normally wouldn’t post something like this except for an anniversary or maybe Valentine’s Day or his birthday, but today I am grateful for my husband. This morning after dropping my daughter off at preschool I grabbed a coffee with some friends. Naturally, some complaints about our husbands migrated into the conversation. Our husbands are … More he’s a keeper

Zigginheimer James

For the past 8 months I have toyed with the idea of getting another pup. I continued to go back and forth on whether it would be good for Pippa and if she would be happy with a companion sticking around on her territory. The less energy I had for Pippa and Avera urged me … More Zigginheimer James


What a whirlwind it has been! We arrived in Vegas January 5 and hit the ground running. After being up for nearly 48 hours, we did what we could to get settled in. We picked up a new car, got cozy in our new apartment with our rental furniture and ate some classic American food. … More #McVagas