This is my little space on the internet where I wear my heart on my sleeve, where I keep it real and above all, where I hope to encourage others. I share my life with you, not because I think I’m awesome, but because I believe that life is meant to be shared. And maybe, just maybe, God will use my story, experiences and randomness to encourage you in your life.


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The Pregnancy Files :: 27 Weeks

27 weeks (12/19/15)/Second Trimester/Clover Joy is the size of a rutabaga (15 in, 1.7-2.5 lbs) So horseback riding may be out during pregnancy, but that doesn’t mean that I don’t feel like I’ve been riding one for 2 days straight! Yes, my most recent pregnancy symptom has been super sore inner thighs just like you […]

December 20, 2015

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The Pregnancy Files :: 26 Weeks

26 weeks (12/12/15)/Second Trimester/Clover Joy is the size of a head of lettuce (14 in, 1.7-2.5 lbs) I may still have 14 weeks (or more) to go, but I am in full nesting mode. I have been cleaning out closets, donating things like crazy and trying to make more room in this house as Clover’s […]

December 17, 2015

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Coffee Talk Monday :: Remembering the Miracle

I don’t think about Bella’s adoption as often as I used to. When we first brought her home, I would just stare at her while rocking her to sleep, in awe of how miraculously God made me her mama through the beauty of adoption. I am still deeply passionate about adoption, but to be honest, […]

December 14, 2015

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The Pregnancy Files :: 25 Weeks

25 weeks (12/5/15)/Second Trimester/Clover Joy is the size of a cauliflower (11-13 in, 1.7 lbs) I am LOVING the weather this week. Clover and I actually did a bit of sunbathing. Yes, I know it’s December but this Arizona sun is still quite warm. No, I didn’t bust out my swimsuit (I’m not that cray […]

December 11, 2015

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Francesca + Paul :: El Chorro Wedding

What a perfect way to end my 2015 wedding season: with a couple as lovely as Francesca+Paul at my FAVORITE Arizona venue, El Chorro. Their wedding was held at the beautiful Brophy Chapel with their closest family and friends, followed by an intimate reception at El Chorro. Paul and Francesca get to have double the […]

December 10, 2015


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