Bridesmaids Night


Last Saturday I hosted a bridesmaids night at my house! It was not the bachelorette party. Saturday was just a great opportunity for us to all work together on the wedding favors and to bond with one another. It was so awesome to have the girls in one room again! We drank wine, laughed, and finished filling the wedding favors with candy. I love my friends and family so much I can hardly describe. We always have a good time together.

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My New Job


Hey guys! Long time no talk! Man, I am sorry to have neglected you all for so long. I really needed a break to gather my plans and thoughts in silence. This long period of joblessness has created a huge sense of urgency in our lives. With the wedding coming up so quickly we were really starting to panic. Well, luckily I hunkered down and spent every waking moment trying to find another job.  With a little prayer, hard work, and faith I landed something really wonderful! 🙂

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DIY Shampoo & Moisturizing Squares


These are some fun DIY bath time bars I made. I created my own variation based off of a couple recipes I found online. The darker bar is a shampoo block. The milky square is the greasiest butter bar you could ever find. I hope you guys enjoy them! I have tried them both and I think they are really great. 🙂 I was able to find all of these ingredients at my local ‘Vitamin Shoppe.’ If you don’t have a Vitamin Shoppe visit your local health food store.

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Unemployed: Week 2


Well, unemployment has definitely been strange. Especially last week. Edward had gone to Virgina again for work so I stayed at the house all week with my parakeet. It was so quiet… I was really wanting to write to you guys but, I didn’t really know what to say. Haha, who would have thought not having a job would affect me so much. I realized that I have been working non-stop since I was 16 years old. Maybe I was letting my jobs define me too much? Edward keeps telling me to stop worrying about not having a job so much. He says to try my hardest at getting a new one but, then to focus on myself! I have been trying to listen to him (He is the best, most handsome, most smartestest guy ever.) So, I have been working out more then ever…. I feel so much stronger… so rested…. so different.

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