diary of a Mama, Fashionista, & Foodie

Farm Life

Projects, Projects, everywhere…

Projects, Projects, everywhere…

Spring is here and no matter what, it always seems to come with a renewed sense of energy. After being couped up for 4 or 5 months of winter people just want to start fresh again. (I guess that where spring cleaning comes from.) This […]

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Dinner and A Movie

Dinner and A Movie

It sounds like a cliche date night, but I can’t tell you the last time my husband and I went to a movie…in a theater…and had dinner at a restaurant, too! One of the things I took for granted before we had kids, is such […]

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Welcome to the World

Welcome to the World

I am so excited to share that our little baby girl has arrived! She was right on time (born on her due date) and is perfect in every way! The entire experience has been a positive one and we are all feeling very blessed. However, […]

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Real vs. Highlight Reel

Real vs. Highlight Reel

While it’s no surprise that what we see on social media is not always a true reflection of a person’s happiness or reality, it’s easy to forget just what is real life vs staged reality. In order to remind ourselves (me especially) of this, I’ll […]

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Never Too Old

Never Too Old

This holiday season has been a time for serious reflection and in times of struggle, we tend to re-evaluate our lives.  Thinking about our life and the day-to-day activities, I started thinking that something has got to give.  As I’m running around the house doing […]

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December is Here

December is Here

Every night after putting LB to bed, the words “Beep, Beep, Beep, December’s here…Little Blue Truck is full of cheer!” run through my head about a thousand times.  It’s from one of my favorite Christmas books we read together called Little Blue Truck’s Christmas.  I […]

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Thanksgiving Week Favorites

Thanksgiving Week Favorites

The Thanksgiving week festivities have begun and we are definitely enjoying all the delicious treats that go hand-in-hand with the holidays.  So far, I’ve tried it 2 new recipes and they were huge hits… the first was a maple nut scone and the second was […]

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Fall Photo Shoot

Fall Photo Shoot

Harvest is finally done…whew! We made it through, and are taking a {very} little time to relax before we start knocking things off our “to-do list” that has been piling up for the past couple months.  I’m still working on checking things off my fall […]

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Fall Bucket List

Fall Bucket List

I’m going to jump on the bandwagon today and talk about fall, and all those wonderful fall activities that we always look forward to. But, instead of only the usual fall bucket list items, I’m going to add our own little rural twist to it. […]

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Taking Advantage of Positive

Taking Advantage of Positive

A long time ago, when I was traveling a lot more, I realized that although places can be so different, people are always people, and when you live in a place long enough, it just seems normal. No matter how cool the place is that […]

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