Build Your Own Yogurt Parfait Bar

I have been seeing all kinds of fun food party themes on pinterest lately. So, when I was asked to help plan the Easter hospitality table at church, my mind started reeling! I couldn’t sleep- the possibilities just kept running through my little head! When we finally came up with the plan of creating a […]

Paleo Pumpkin Apple Muffins

It is time for my blog followers to hear about my latest adventure…Tone It Up! My friend Jamie introduced me to Tone it Up. I checked out their website at and was immediately intrigued. It is an awesome community of women all working towards living a healthy lifestyle. Karena and Katrina are the creators […]

Hot Springs Adventure: 1 year anniversary (Part 2)

Here is the second post I promised! We decided to go hiking our first full day in Hot Springs. The Hot Springs National Park was closed due to the government shut down, so we drove about a half hour to go hiking at Lake Ouachita. We did a 4 mile hike around the lake! SO […]

Hot Springs Adventure: 1 year Anniversary (Part 1)

I can’t believe it’s already been a year since our wedding! We decided we wanted to do a long weekend getaway to celebrate our anniversary. We thought about several places, but decided on Hot Springs, Arkansas. It ¬†was close enough, yet far enough away for a fun, but relaxing adventure together. As usual we took […]

Yesterday, Today, & Forever

I am sitting here by the fire at this amazing little bed and breakfast that reminds me of Dragonfly Inn from Gilmore Girls. I told Jared that when we are old we should open a “B&B”. It would work perfectly. Jared is very friendly and hospitable. I can make breakfast and bake yummy things for […]

Shay Gomez: Inside The Head of a Crazy Bride-To-Be

In August of last year, I was busy tying up all loose ends and adding every last detail that would make my dream wedding come true. Before you read any further, some of you are thinking about flowers and ribbons and tiny details- no I want you to think bigger, think crazier, think – you […]

It’s the Climb

Alright, one more post about our vacation… just one more. My favorite day on vacation was hiking day! We didn’t really know it was going to be hiking day, but in the end we came in totaling 7.5 miles, and we climbed 175 flights of stairs according to my Fitbit monitor! Let me just tell […]

I love a pancake.

While on vacation I had the opportunity to persuade my husband, Jared, to take me to not only one, but TWO breakfast places. I don’t know how to even begin to explain to you my love for breakfast food, breakfast restaurants, the smell of breakfast, the food items involved in breakfast. Breakfast is my favorite […]

Austin Getaway

It’s safe to say I’ve been on vacation from blogging for a couple weeks. ha! Jared and I did take a little weekend getaway trip over 4th of July weekend. Our 4-day trip destination? Austin! Not too far for a 4 day trip, but far enough for us to have some fun exploring new places. […]