Thoughts on Kids & Online Privacy

To share or not share? That’s the question. I’m a blogger with a child, but I think almost every parent can relate in a world that is increasingly operating online. Thinking about how to be intentional with the way I choose to share and what my boundaries are is something I’ve dedicated a lot of time and mental energy towards, starting even before our daughter was born…

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DIY Laundry Detergent

Shortly after our daughter was born, I decided to try making my own homemade laundry detergent. I realized how much more laundry I would be doing with a new baby (especially once we started cloth diapering!) and was intrigued by the idea of saving money and also…

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Favorite Posts from 2018

This has been a huge year for me in so many ways! As a creative and entrepreneur, I also feel a renewed sense of purpose and direction because of the changes this year has brought. I’m looking forward to sharing more about that journey in the New Year! Here are my favorite blog posts from 2018, starting in January…

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A Christmas Recap | 2018

This Christmas was special because it was Sage’s first. I’m sharing my first (and only) Christmas blog post today and it’s New Years Eve! While it’s a bit late to share any inspiration for this year, I still wanted to document what this Christmas looked like for our family, from simple decorating to establishing some new traditions…

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DIY Hand-painted Tumbling Block Floor

We’ve been in the midst of long, labor intensive renovating projects for what seems like forever. I try to prioritize our limited time and home improvement budget on the projects that will make the biggest difference to the way our home functions and works for us (i.e. installing a dishwasher and building custom closet organization) so that doesn’t always mean pretty before and afters. One thing I feel like I’ve been neglecting is little DIY projects that are just for fun! Enter this handpainted tumbling block pattern I recently painted on Anthony’s closet floor…

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What Intentional Living Means to Me

You may have seen this term coming from me, or popping up elsewhere on the internet. But what does “intentional living” really mean? Living intentionally is giving thought and care to the things you do day-to-day and making sure they are aligned with your values. “The true secret of happiness lies in taking a genuine interest in all the details of daily life”…

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Five Years

This past Friday, Anthony and I celebrated our fifth wedding anniversary. FIVE WHOLE YEARS being married to my best friend. Man, has it been a wild five years! We moved home from Pittsburgh to York County, I started a business, we bought our first house, adopted our first dog and welcomed our first baby! A lot of firsts and so much learning and growing together in between…

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