Beyond a Bubble Bath: Rethinking Self-Care

There is a lot of talk these days about self-care, especially if you are a parent, most especially if you are a stay at home one. Generally when I see articles and discussion about it, there is a lot of talk about getting your nails done, about grabbing a coffee,Read more >

My State Of The Union

The last few days in the United States have been especially grim. On August 3, there was a horrible shooting in El Paso, Texas at a busy Walmart. Just thirteen hours later there was another one in Dayton, Ohio in an area bustling with nightlife. Like so many other people,Read more >

Happy Birthday, Nate!

Today is such a special day; my oldest son Nate is turning thirteen. It is so wild to me because I cannot believe that thirteen years have gone by so quickly. I know every parent says the years go by fast but it literally feels like it was just yesterdayRead more >

Q & A With Erica + Sean

This has been a blog that I have been working on in my head for a really long time now and because this June marks seven years of Sean and I knowing each other (!!!), I figured that it would be a great time to finally get it all down.Read more >

Summer Family Bucket List

Memorial Day has come and gone and we all know what that means; summer is on the horizon! A lot of schools have already gotten out but Nate’s school isn’t out until June 7th. He spends a larger portion of the summer with his bio dad, but I know thatRead more >

Gummy Bear Mom

I have a confession to make. I tried really hard for a long time to be a crunchy mom, but I have come to realize that I honestly just kind of suck at it. Don’t get me wrong, there are a lot of things about being crunchy that I do;Read more >

Hello, March: Life & Blogging Update

Happy Saturday, y’all! I just wanted to hop on and write a little update on what’s been up with me, how things have been going with blogging/influencing, and what I will be doing this month. My family and I were plagued with feeling ill on and off the last fewRead more >

An Artist Finds Their Medium

Make-up and beauty products are something that have always interested me but I always somehow felt like I needed to downplay it or hide it from people. I grew up in such a way that either you were ‘pretty’ or you were ‘smart’. I wanted to be seen as smartRead more >

My Favorite Valentine

A lot of folks don’t believe me when I tell them, but Valentine’s Day is my husband’s favorite holiday. If you knew Sean really well, you would completely understand why this makes sense. He is very sentimental and simply loves love. He also loves anything with hearts and anything cute.Read more >