My Favorite Things of 2017

My Favorite Things of 2017

Do you love a new year? Because I love a new year. I also love an old year, 2017 was a good one. In no particular order here are my favorites from twenty seventeen. 1. book // People of the Second Chance Lots of truth about Jesus and real life. I can't get enough of...

Christmas Gift Ideas For $10

Christmas Gift Ideas For $10

Here are ten Christmas gift ides for ten dollars or less. Ten days before Christmas.Are you still out there pulling all your shopping together? Don't leave me hanging.I'm really good at picking things out, not so good at buying it.1. Stainless Steel Tumbler from...

What is new.

What is new.

This blog! Oh man.So what is new is, this whole time I've been juggling life and motherhood, I've been saying, "but I have a baby", but the truth is I have a toddler now. He's not a baby. He's not a baby! Ok he is totally still a baby. Always will be. Sorry not sorry,...

What up home slices.

What up home slices.

What up home slices?So this would be where I say: hey! long time no blog but...I have a 16 month old child. So there's that. Are there women who raise babies and blog at the same time? Because I want to be one of those women.This raising babies thing is a hoot. Like...

Here’s the Thing: Why I Blog (even when I don’t blog)

Here’s the Thing: Why I Blog (even when I don’t blog)

Oh hi there! Long time no blog. Do you know the number one rule of blogging? #1 rule of blogging: never blog about how you never blog anymore. Actually that must be #2, the #1 rule of blogging is: be consistent.  Good thing my word for 2017 is consistency. Holler. ...

Pumpkin patch

So this is worth blogging about, we took Tommy to a pumpkin patch. #doitfortheblog. True story, I was scrolling through instagram like I do and there was blogger holding her baby in a sea of pumpkins with a bright blue sky. I was like that. I want that. I told Tom we...

I had a baby and I want a cookie.

It's true, I had a baby and I want a cookie.Or twelve. I could eat twelve cookies. That is a whole other story.So yeah.I do this thing where I bring up that I just had a baby all of the time. Awkwardly."Can I use your bathroom? I just had a baby.""I used to be fast at...

Week of Jul17: Date night & sleeping baby

What's up party people? Two things are new this week: 1) we went on a real live date. I know. 2) Tommy slept through the night twice. I know! In the same week. What are the chances? I can hardly believe it myself. It was our first date since having Tommy so of course...

Three Months With Baby

They say if you can make it through the first three months with a baby, you can make it. Do they say that? Or did I just make that up? Either way we made it because our baby was three and is now four months old. Phew.Don't ask why there is an alligator on the bed but-...

Conversations w/My Husband: Shark Week

  Me: wait, sharks have live young? Tom: yeah Me: but they aren't mammals Tom: no Me: but they have live young? Tom: think about what being a mammal means Me: right so...are they mammals? Tom: seriously? You majored in dairy science and you don't know if a shark is a...

Hi, I'm Emily.

I live in south central Pennsylvania with my husband Tom. We have a three year old son and two babies in heaven. I’ve been blogging since 2007. I blog about life, including our monthly budget, how I quit my job, things that help me with motherhood, how I REALLY want to have a farm and how Jesus saved my life.

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