Brooks Turns 4!

Brooks Turns 4!

โ€œSometimes the smallest things take up the most room in your heart.โ€ Our sweet Brooks turned 4 last week! It seems with each year the birthdays get sweeter. Maybe it’s because each year we see more and more of a glimpse into the little man Brooks is becoming. His strong-willed spirit, sweetness, sass and ability to never meet a stranger has my heart more and more every day. Continue reading “Brooks Turns 4!”

I Don’t Have It All Together and Neither Should You

I Don’t Have It All Together and Neither Should You

Today I don’t have it all together. I didn’t yesterday and I won’t tomorrow. Who says we have to have it all together? No really, who started that unrealistic expectation that clouds our mind and our potential on a daily basis? It’s a lie. A deceitful seed that was planted at some point years ago within ourselves that quite frankly, I’m over. There’s a beautiful balance between drive to be our best and contentment with where we are in life. And just like life, there is no end destination to this perfect state of balance, rather an ebb and flow of successful days, grace-filled days, and bare-minimum days; and in my opinion all are enough and so are we. Continue reading “I Don’t Have It All Together and Neither Should You”

DIY Sensory Activity: Toddler Sandbox For Under $15

DIY Sensory Activity: Toddler Sandbox For Under $15

Sensory activities for toddlers are a must for every house, man, woman, child, dog. Sensory bins like this DIY sandbox are life changing for entertaining a toddler, especially during those (long) summer days. Let’s be real, just the idea of keeping a toddler stimulated all.day.every.day can seem daunting and overwhelming for even the superest (don’t spell check me on that;) of moms! Fear not dear parents, here is an inexpensive DIY sensory activity that proves hours of stimulating entertainment for your toddlers and preschoolers. Continue reading “DIY Sensory Activity: Toddler Sandbox For Under $15”

3 Family Friendly Day Trips Near Nashville

3 Family Friendly Day Trips Near Nashville

Remember when summers were boring? I don’t. Gone are the days of complaining to our parents that we’re bored, and now as the days of US being complained too. ๐Ÿ˜„ I get it now. Bless you parents for all the entertaining, the vacations, the activities and playdates. I am sending each and every one of you a gift basket with endless amounts of wine and cheese. #drinkup Gone are the days of boring summers because we are officially adulting y’all. Whether it’s working, parenting or juggling BOTH we’re in this together. But what isn’t gone are day trips near Nashville you can take year round. Today on LtL I’m sharing with you 3 of my favorites to get you out of that busy rut and one with nature. Continue reading “3 Family Friendly Day Trips Near Nashville”

Bachelorette Weekend in Palm Beach, Florida

Bachelorette Weekend in Palm Beach, Florida

What are you doing here without Dorinda?? (PLEASE know this reference and message me immediately on Insta so we can be friends). If you know what show I’m talking about you may know Palm Beach is a hot spot for trouble. ๐Ÿ˜‰But for this group of girls it was nothing more than a weekend trip away to celebrate our Lauren getting married to the love of her life in just a few months! July was a fun a busy month, but one of the most memorable weekends was the bachelorette weekend in Palm Beach, Florida with my besties. Continue reading “Bachelorette Weekend in Palm Beach, Florida”