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Why Cat-Calling Affects My Mental Health

Why Cat-Calling Affects My Mental Health

This literally just happened to me less than an hour ago. And now I’m sitting here writing, processing, and trying not to let my mind spiral out of control. I don’t want to have a panic attack. I don’t want to let this affect my […]

Halloween 2017, MEO’s DIY Bat Costume!

Halloween 2017, MEO’s DIY Bat Costume!

This year Mary Ellen wants to be a BAT for Halloween! She’s so creative and she’s getting old enough to have a vision for what she wants. It’s so fun getting to help her and seeing her little creative mind go wild. I try really […]

Labor Day Weekend & Visiting Hill Ridge Farms in Youngsville, NC!

Labor Day Weekend & Visiting Hill Ridge Farms in Youngsville, NC!

It’s the laaaast day of our long Labor Day weekend break! Early Friday morning, Josh left to spend the weekend 4wheeling in West Virginia, so it was just me and MEO all weekend. Friday morning, MEO and I went to Starbucks for a little breakfast […]

Throwback Thursday : Mindy Gledhill Repost!

Throwback Thursday : Mindy Gledhill Repost!

Remember that time Mindy Gledhill messaged me and asked if she could repost a painting I did of one of her lyrics?   Yeah… that was pretty freaking awesome. 👍🏻 Also, aren’t these such fun lyrics? All About Your Heart is the name of the song […]

Music on My Mind

Music on My Mind

Current Artist Obsessions: Kesha & Miley Cyrus Why? The past few years for both of them, from my perspective, have been tough. Kesha & Miley are BOTH making amazing comebacks though, with music that has incredible depth, passion, growth, meaning, and inspiration behind it. For a visual […]

Spirit Week at Karate International!

Spirit Week at Karate International!

Karate International of Raleigh had SPIRIT WEEK this week! It was the first year they’ve done a “Spirit Week” and it was so much fun!         Saturday was USA Saturday, but, we took a break and rested at home that day. Even […]

Real First World Problems : An Emoji Dilemma

Real First World Problems : An Emoji Dilemma

I love emojis. They’re so fun right? I mean, sometimes I go back and forth in my head wondering if I’m using them a bit too much….  but then I remember, there’s no such thing as too many emojis! (Learned that from my 4 year […]

Mary Ellen’s Life Plan and Photography

Mary Ellen’s Life Plan and Photography

  Mary Ellen recently came up with a plan for how she’s going to “make money when she grows up.” “Okay, let’s here it.” I say. Mary Ellen replies, “I’m going to take pictures of animals and sell ONE picture for TWO dollars! And I’m going […]

My First Train Ride and a Family Vacation to Washington, D.C!

My First Train Ride and a Family Vacation to Washington, D.C!

So, first fun news of this post…. MEO and I experienced our very FIRST train ride this past weekend taking a trip to visit Casey and Mike in Rockville, MD!  I knew I wanted to ride on a train because it was something I had […]

4th Wedding Anniversary at Asheville Glamping!

4th Wedding Anniversary at Asheville Glamping!

Josh and I celebrated 4 years of marriage on May 19th! We try to take a little weekend vacation each year to celebrate. This year we went to Asheville Glamping in Asheville, North Carolina. Asheville is an area I haven’t explored as much as I would […]