The easiest surf & turf nachos you HAVE to try before the summers over!

The easiest surf & turf nachos you HAVE to try before the summers over!

It's been a while since I shared a recipe here and this one is easily one of my favorites ever. We've been making an extra effort to open up our home and prioritize community this summer, but sometimes that also means extra work and that can be enough to hold you back from extending an [...]

The secret ingredient to meaningful party planning (it’s simpler than you think!)

The secret ingredient to meaningful party planning (it’s simpler than you think!)

We've had a whole lot of reasons to celebrate and parties to plan recently so I decided to round up my best tips for maximizing meaningfulness in your even planning! Because isn't that the whole point?! Thoughtfulness is THE secret ingredient that takes an event from "fun party" to sentimental moments and memories! A while [...]

Pack up & get moving! – A pep talk for when God says “no” (or worse, “nothing”)

Pack up & get moving! – A pep talk for when God says “no” (or worse, “nothing”)

Once there was this job I thought was surely mine. I hadn’t even graduated college yet and I really wanted it (I thought I did anyways), but that job was not mine. It was my first big rejection and it wasn’t fun. When I didn’t land that job I was embarrassed and even a little [...]

How to cultivate a positive family culture (+ an easy & kid friendly 4th of July recipe!)

How to cultivate a positive family culture (+ an easy & kid friendly 4th of July recipe!)

I've been thinking a lot about the power we have as women to shape the future memories of our family. Now that I'm a mom, I look back on fond childhood memories with a whole new understanding that there was very likely a parent behind that memory - fostering an environment, creating an experience, and [...]