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Father's Day 2019

I believe in fatherhood and it's innate power to do so much good for our world. I grew up with a father who encouraged me to do hard things. I am married to a man who's father taught him to work hard and respect his spouse. And both men exemplified the motto:…

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First week of Summer...

We are halfway through our first week of summer break and it's been full, to say the least! Dance rehearsals, Provo bakery visits while waiting for Kate during said rehearsals (these kronuts!), Kate's dance performance, water games with friends, trips to the Dollar Store to spend money earned by doing extra chores,…

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Summer Vacation is HERE.

The day has finally arrived- SUMMER VACATION! Not that it's felt a TON like summer around here...ahem, Utah spring. But, the children's last day of school was yesterday, we kicked things off with our Make It Great 5k this morning, and this mom's planning out summer schedules which begin on…

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Friend Friday + Grain-free Sugar Cookies

Utah spring is not my favorite. It teases and taunts me with bouts of warm, sunny weather and then spends a week (or two) offering nothing but cold, rainy gloominess. #whattheheck Such was the case last Friday. I decided we needed something to cheer up our faces, so...ahem...SUGAR COOKIES. Because I've…

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Spring Planting 2019

When my parents moved into their new home last year, my dad approached me about the huge garden in the backyard that was being overrun with gigantic, beautiful sunflowers. He asked if I'd be interested in using it to grow even more food than what our backyard grow box could…

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