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    What I’ve Learned From Getting Married Young

    Getting Married Young | Marriage | Relationships | The Everyday Simple

    So, this is definitely a more personal post than I usually post, but I couldn’t see a way around it. Not with the month that we have. Not only are we expecting our second child, a baby boy, in just a few short days, but Josiah and I will also be celebrating our 4 year wedding anniversary on the 10th. So, with two big personal celebrations coming up, it didn’t feel right to pass by without something a little bit more personal.  Read more


    Why we Can’t Ignore the Mess in our Lives


    It feels like it has been forever since I have sat down to write. And that’s because it has been. I haven’t written consistently for about 4 months. 4 whole months that just slipped by. I told myself that I would give myself a week off, and then that turned into a month, and now here we are. If I am being completely honest, I didn’t take this time off because I was too busy, but in all reality, I just haven’t wanted to write. I haven’t had the energy to write lighthearted fluff, yet I definitely didn’t have the ability to process everything that has been going on in the past few months, much less write about it and share it with the world. Read more


    9 Birthday Gifts to Feel Good About Asking For


    “Giving opens the way for receiving” – Florence Schovel Shinn

    Every single year we have a birthday. Every single year so many people struggle what to say when their loved ones ask them what they want for it. I always hate when this happens, because I want to be able to tell them, since it is my birthday, and who would know better than me? But, if there isn’t something that has been a blatant want or need recently, I have no recommendations. Read more