Motherhood

Our Snowy Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving 2019 was our second Thanksgiving in Utah and second away from our family. The miles always seem so much longer during holidays. But we do make the very most of it! We love making our our traditions and enjoying time together. We are so thankful for all of our blessings and thankful to be… Continue reading Our Snowy Thanksgiving

Motherhood

One Year Old Holiday Gift Guide

With Christmas right around the corner, I figured I would put together a list of  some items that we already own and love for Maverick! Hopefully some of these can spark some inspiration as you begin your holiday shopping for your littles! Fisher Price Little People. I remember playing with these as a kid so it… Continue reading One Year Old Holiday Gift Guide

military spouse, Motherhood

Maverick’s Frist Birthday!

Wow, what an amazing year it has been. On September 23, 2019 Maverick John McCoog turned ONE! I wanted to share some pictures and memories from his special day.  We celebrated in Victor, Idaho and Jackson, Wyoming for a week with my Dad, Step Mom, Sister and Grandmother. Unfortunately, Justin was away on a… Continue reading Maverick’s Frist Birthday!

military spouse

Two Tips From My Two Years As a Military Spouse

This past weekend marked two years since Justin graduated from basic military training and officially became a US Airman (I mean I guess he officially became an Airman when he left for BMT but I feel like graduation made it officially official!) These past two years have been so busy. I feel like so much… Continue reading Two Tips From My Two Years As a Military Spouse

Homemaking, Recipes

Egg Free Banana Bread

Banana bread is one of my favorite things to bake. It's easy, relatively mess free and I get to use up those super ripe bananas that browned overnight. Since going egg and dairy free to try to solve Maverick's intolerances, I haven't been able to use my tried a true recipe. After a bit of… Continue reading Egg Free Banana Bread

Homemaking, Motherhood, Recipes

Making Homemade Baby Food

Introducing Maverick to food has been such a fun (and very messy) experience.  I knew from the beginning that I wanted to make my own baby food. I love cooking and this allows me to know exactly what I am feeding my little guy! PLUS it's also way cheaper (but not always more convenient) than… Continue reading Making Homemade Baby Food