Let’s talk mom-shaming and all the totally effed up things we say to eachother, ourselves, or overhear… • • • Photo by Ashley Gardner Photography • • • Must be nice to be a stay-at-home-mom; try having a ‘real’ job Oh, you work full time? When do you spend time with you kid(s)? Having a …

We’ve all read the article claiming millennials “can’t afford to buy homes because they’re too busy buying avocado toast.” And as a millennial, I say, actually, we can’t buy homes because they’re expensive AF and we don’t get paid enough to keep up with the price of living in today’s society. Anyway – this post …

Dear Single Mama, I see you doing everything – literally everything – with all your heart and all your will… Photo by Erica of EBC Photos Nursing all night or warming up bottles. Doing each diaper change, outfit swap, kitchen cleaning, toilet scrubbing, meal prepping and cooking, lunch box packing, dog walking and pooper-scooping (little human(s) and fury …

’tis the season for pumpkin spice to move over for Peppermint flavored erryytthhiinnggg. Tanner and I had a rough week, so we heard homemade donuts make things better, right? The work week hustle is real; school drop-offs and pick-ups, packing lunches and making breakfast and dinner, bedtimes and bathtime and Christmas concerts and school parties…phew. …

  When it comes to the holiday season, making themed gift guides is one of my favorite things. I find it oddly therapeutic to sit at my computer all night working on rounding up some of my favorite things, plus handpicking items I think other mamas and women would enjoy. Here is my 2017 Modern …

photo, Sarah Hopper To my sweet (and at times, salty) 4-year-old bundle of joy (and energy!), It’s your birthday and I literally cannot believe you are F O U R! When talking about babies, everyone always says “it seems like just yesterday you were born!” And it actually feels like a lifetime, to me. But, …

Pumpkin Chocolate Chip Muffins (Gluten Free, Dairy Free, and Vegan Optional) Makes approximately 20 muffins Ingredients: 2 cups gluten free baking flour (if you’re not gluten free, you can always use whole wheat flour in any of my recipes) 1/4 cup pure maple syrup 1 1/2 cups coconut sugar (if you’re allergic to coconut, you …

Happy Monday! Today I’ve vowed that it’s a new month full of new doors and new perspective. The last few months for me I feel like I’ve been pouring all my heart, soul, and energy into others, and it’s time I’ve started putting some of that effort back into myself. The days seem too short and …

Breakfast Snickerdoodle Cookies + Protein Frosting

Oh.My.Gosh. I think my life was changed this morning when I accidentally made my pancakes into “cookies” and threw together the most incredible “frosting” like, ever – with only 4 ingredients! Since saying goodbye to protein powders, I wanted to pack the protein punch into my breakfast this morning from whole foods I had lying …

Tums & Guns and LYB Week THREE!

WOAH! This week is week 3?! Seriously?! That means we’re already almost half way through the #tiuTUMSandGUNS challenge AND TIU’s Love your Body series! Time to get serious and buckle down to fully commit to the rest of the month, the challenge, and set a positive example for how we’d like the rest of our …