military spouse, Motherhood

Surviving As a One Car Family

Yep, you read that right! We are a one car family and have been for almost 3 years. When Justin enlisted into the military we had two cars (and two car payments.) After basic training, he came home for two weeks before heading to tech school. During that time, we traded in both of our… Continue reading Surviving As a One Car Family

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

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

military spouse

What You Should Know When You Get to Your First Base

When Justin found out about our first duty station, I immediately went into research mode, gathering every bit of information I could get my hands on. I wanted to know what life on (and around) base was going to be like. So in the interest of spreading the love, I figured I would share a… Continue reading What You Should Know When You Get to Your First Base

Pregnancy

Halfway there!

(Well... a little over halfway.. since I am 23 weeks now!) Since entering into my second trimester, my energy levels have sky rocketed.. I almost feel the same energy I had before I was pregnant. I can stay up until 10 pm (shocking-I know LOL)  and I have more energy to workout! I try to… Continue reading Halfway there!

Pregnancy

My First Trimester Must Haves

This post is a bit overdue (since I am now 18 weeks) but with moving and everything I didn't get a chance to sit down and write this up!  Here were my must haves for my first trimester: What To Expect While You're Expecting: The classic, tried and true pregnancy bible. I have been reading… Continue reading My First Trimester Must Haves