On Sunday, November 12th, 2017, my mother-in-law left this world to join my father-in-law in Heaven. I never had the pleasure of knowing my father-in-law, but the years I had with my mother-in-law are something I will never take for granted. She was kind-hearted, incredibly generous, absolutely hilarious, and such an amazing cook. She loved my husband more than anything and she would have been the greatest Nana. Aside from the obvious, the fact that neither of my husbands’ parents will meet his son causes my husband crippling heartache.
Merry Christmas, Happy Holidays, and welcome to Blondemas 2017!
Yes, I know “Blondemas” is not a thing, “Blogmas” is a thing, and yes I know, “Casey, December has begun, it is here already!” But you know…I’m gonna call it Blondemas and I’m gonna start it right this very day. Get ready for a new blog every. single. day. for the rest of December. Today we dive into a topic that I find personally to be a national crisis.
Raise your hand if you have ever been personally victimized by TJ Maxx.
Pregnancy is amazing but I didn’t realize how long everything takes to happen!
Welcome to the first post in my new series “Pregnancy is amazing but ___”
I thought it would be fun to start a series documenting things I’m learning and experiencing throughout my pregnancy. Today I want to talk about some things I didn’t realize prior to getting pregnant and that is simply that the first half of pregnancy is a little…well…boring!
I knew her in high school. We didn’t always run in the same circle of friends, but our high school wasn’t one of the largest. She was perpetually happy, and there was a never a high school function that I didn’t see her at.
Fast forward, 9 years later. She is telling me a story and I cannot believe that this is the same bubbly girl I once saw bouncing down the hallways of my high school. My friend suffers from severe bipolar depression, an illness that creeps up on you as it did my friend.
In March of 2018 my husband Tyler and I will be welcoming our first child into the world. To say that we are excited would be an understatement, and I don’t think there is a word strong enough to describe just how elated we are.
However, from time to time, and not so frequently anymore, I find myself feeling incredibly scared. For those who don’t know, Tyler and I found out we had lost our first baby on February 7th, 2014.
Hello Friends! Hope everyone had a wonderful 4th of July, I know I did. However, am I the only one that thinks it should be against the law to have work the day after? I swear, the Wednesday after the 4th felt more like a Monday than an actual Monday does.
Anyway! There has been a LOT going on with our house these last few weeks. Yes, I know we are in July but so much happened June I feel I need to talk about it.
We’ve all been here.
Listen, it’s not every time that I regret making weekend plans, in fact it’s hardly ever that this happens. I am extremely extroverted so, honestly, it’s rare that I don’t want to do anything on the weekend. It’s only when I have “one of those weeks” where work has sucked every ounce of energy from my body and I literally have nothing left to give.