September 2nd, 2014

They look like twins but they’re nothing alike

I used to worry if I had another girl that I’d be temped to compare her with her older sister. I’m the oldest of five and I have three younger sisters. All of them at some point or another have been compared to me. Sometimes in a good way and other times in a not […]

August 26th, 2014

What are the chances my kids have a passion?

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This week I watched the Gabby Douglas Story on Netflix and was amazed by her passion and drive at such a young age. Watching a child who started out as a poor young girl doing cartwheels in the house to Olympic gold medalist is nothing short of inspiring. As I watched her story I kept […]

August 18th, 2014

The 3 Best Ways to Backup Photos and Videos

The 3 Best Ways

For my husband’s academy graduation I rented the beautiful Canon 135L lens to capture the special occasion. I took tons of photos, maybe around a hundred. I can’t tell you the exact amount because I lost all of them after my daughter knocked over my laptop of seven years, and it was not worth the […]

August 15th, 2014

You Need to Get a Job: He Says/ (Little) She Says

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I was taking a mental break from my kids in our bedroom when I overheard a conversation between my husband and our daughter. The exact details of the conversation are a little fuzzy to me but they were having some kind of conversation about money and working when this part struck out at me. He […]

August 12th, 2014

Remembering why I fell in love with him

Journal-keeping tips. Places to store special cards and notes.

While unpacking one of the last boxes in my home I came across my journal from college. It is one of my most precious possessions because it chronicles the time I started at BYU, met and married my husband, and our first year of wedded bliss. I’ve saved old ticket stubs, cards, photos, and other […]

August 11th, 2014

The secret to how I ‘do it all’

Balancing it all as a mom: The truth about 'doing it all' and how one mom learned to to juggle instead of balance.

Sometimes people ask me how I do it all. From their end it looks like I work, sew, go to the gym, take pictures, and blog. But the truth is, it’s not like you think. It’s not a balancing act, it’s more like a juggling act, and at any time I can pick three balls […]

August 6th, 2014

How to kill fruit flies: Easy fly trap tutorial

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I’ve got a random tutorial and fun video to share today, in case someone else out there happens to get terrorized by the tiny pests known as fruit flies. A few weeks ago I had them swarming in my house and not a clue where they came from. I mean obviously they’re attracted to fruit, but […]

August 5th, 2014

Sharing my breastfeeding photos + Giveaway

Breastfeeding moms come in all shapes and sizes. One mom's story of her breastfeeding story shared on World Breastfeeding Week.

I feel like I’ve blogged a lot over the years about how my breastfeeding journey came to be. At first I only hoped to breastfeed to save the money I’d spend on formula for cute dresses for my daughter. My goal for a few months turned into a six-month goal, and eventually, I knew I […]

August 4th, 2014

10 awesome facts you should know about my daughter

10 awesome facts you should know about my daughter: A cute journal entry and prompt for parents.

My son is a cutie pie and my daughter is the sweetheart. She is a talkative little thing (seriously, she never stops unless she’s unconscious), but I know she gets it from me. When the house is quiet and she and I get some one-on-one time, I’m reminded of how absolutely amazing she is. Beautiful, brilliant, […]

August 1st, 2014

10 awesome things you should know about my son

10 Awesome things you should know about my son: Baby belly laughs

I have two amazing kids I occasionally take for granted. Sure I feed, teach and entertain them on a daily basis, but they teach me a lot too. And when I’m not exhausted or hiding from them in the bathroom, I tend to notice some pretty awesome qualities they possess. Here are a few to know […]

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On the air, I'm a freelance news reporter and anchor. Off the air, I'm a wife and mother documenting my life in extraordinary ways, and inspiring others to do the same. This is the space where I share my journey in making beautiful memories with my beautiful babies.

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