Tastes + Treats

A New Approach to Meal Planning

Our world brightened even more on June 20th when Jane Ellis Arey entered the world quickly, easily and peacefully. She has been an absolute dream (which I hope to share more about later), and while I was intimidated by the transition of 2 to 3 girlies in our house, she has helped make it nearly… Continue reading A New Approach to Meal Planning

Have Faith

Married to Addiction: Jericho’s Walls

It was the morning after, and with bleary eyes he hugged me tightly and said, “It must be so hard to love me.” “No,” I lamented softly. “It’s so easy. And that’s what makes bearing this so hard.” We were on year three or four of the cycle. The cycle of calm, security and intimacy… Continue reading Married to Addiction: Jericho’s Walls

Have Faith · Infertility · Motherhood

Where Our Babies Come From: Rd. 3

We have been overwhelmed with the well wishes following our news that we’re expecting baby #3! Frankly, I needed to announce it so it would start to feel more real to me. I still can’t quite believe that I’m pregnant. With a human baby. Unlike our first 2 babies, this little bean was a total… Continue reading Where Our Babies Come From: Rd. 3

Tastes + Treats

A “Lidl” Crush

Guys… shhhh… don’t tell Aldi. But, there’s some competition for my heart. Enter: Lidl. It’s liiiike Ikea meets Harris Teeter meets Costco meets Aldi. And it’s good. Really good. Maybe not better, but change is nice sometimes. The closest Aldi is 8 minutes from me, and the closest Lidl is 25 minutes, so although geographically,… Continue reading A “Lidl” Crush