First Birthday // Lumberjack Party

We made it through the first year of parenthood! I wouldn’t be the first mama to tell you how fast it has flown by. Since a first birthday is a once in a lifetime affair, I wanted to make it memorable.  Here are pictures of Bronson’s Lumberjack themed birthday party. Follow the links below to find […]

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Best of 2016

Birth announcement

Can you believe that 2017 is here? A new year always makes me excited for a fresh start with new goals and exciting projects. Plus of course, looking back at the past year for smiles and memories.  2016 started off with a bang earlier than expected. Baby Bronson landed earth side on the 21st of […]

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Easy Holiday Decor // DIY

I have a soft spot for simple, rustic, and cozy decor, especially for the holidays. If you search Nordic Christmas decorations on Pinterest, you will unlock the key to the beauty of a Scandinavian holiday. This minimal style is the signature look throughout Scandinavia. As people who survive winter in the Arctic Circle, who better to […]

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Holiday Bath Gift // DIY

It’s Christmas time!!!! It’s official, Starbucks has put out their holiday cup, Target is a mad house on the weekends, and the radio stations are playing nonstop Christmas music. Yep, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. Have you watched Love Actually, brought back the elf, or put up the tree yet? You have? Welcome to the elite […]

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Spiced Apple Cider // Recipe

Easy Spiced Apple Cider Recipe

Autumn has absolutely taken over my heart. I love when the season turns cooler, crisp, and calmer. Newly chilly fall mornings are my favorite. I love how the sun seems to wait just a little longer to begin the day. The still and quiet of the early morning hangs in the balance just a little […]

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Bone Broth // Recipe

Have you heard of this bone broth thing? Well if you haven’t then I’m going to enlighten you on how awesome this new (old) trend can be. Bone broth is considered to be both a food and a medicine. What?! Yes. It’s known to heal the skin, gut, GI tract, aid in digestion or help […]

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Zero-Waste for Beginners // Getting Started

If you follow me on social media, then you might have noticed that my family and I started getting serious about our zero-waste lifestyle. I spent months planning, strategizing, and thinking of ways that we could live while creating less waste. At first, it seemed pretty daunting, but like most things in life, the anticipation […]

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Postpartum Wardrobe Essentials

Postpartum Wardrobe

It’s understandable that to get excited about our bump style. See my bump style here) But, often we forget that we will need a postpartum wardrobe too. Especially while transitioning from pregnancy to back into our old skinny jeans– assuming that we ever get there…Fingers crossed. Don’t get me wrong, I had a few maternity […]

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Naturally Modern Pregnancy // Memories

My first pregnancy at the age of 26 was surprisingly easy. I took a good deal of pride in thinking that I was a healthy and fit mama-to-be. The truth is that the hardest part of my pregnancy was at the very end. Later lessons would reveal that I should have done more research into […]

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Gentle C-Section Birth Story // Bronson Ford

Gentle C section birth story

This is my Gentle C-Section Birth Story… Giving birth to Bronson wasn’t exactly as I envisioned. In my mind, I saw a quiet birth at home laboring in a bath filled with relaxing oils. Laboring by candlelight with my husband, midwife, and doula by my side. I dreamed of the support of those that I […]

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