Family Photos at Joshua Tree

Our kind friend Lukas offered to do a family shoot for us, and if photographs could capture the character and personality of a family, then he did a wonderful job bringing out the best of ours. I say “the best of ours” because God knows that we don’t look this calm and joyful each day….

Breaking Walls

I keep a stash of some of my go-to recipes in a kitchen drawer beneath all my cutting boards. My favorite thing about them is that they’re handwritten and a bit unorganized. As I rummaged through the loose notepad papers, I noticed one I didn’t write. One glance, and I knew that the handwriting belonged…

You & Me + a Book

Just a few of our favorite books that Noah and I have fun reading together! I cherish these books since each has a personal backstory or was a gift from someone we love. I cherish spending time with Noah by reading to him because it’s both an intimate and productive activity. When Noah was still…

Pumpkin Patch! What else?!

Hi, guys! I’m alive. Last weekend we drove 50 mins out of town to Ramona, CA exclusively for the pumpkin patch at a farm called Mountain Valley Ranch! I was determined to find the perfect (and not overpriced) pumpkin patch to meet my goal of giving Noah the ultimate experience and take a perfect family…

Home Sweet Home in LA

(I bought these succulents for a great deal at a farmer’s market while I was there. Too cute to pass up!) Noah had the time of his life. It was probably the happiest I’ve ever seen him. He would go to bed at midnight because he was so busy having fun with everyone and I…