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The Birth of Olive Amelia

9/1/19 – It was Sunday, the day before Labor Day. I went to the grocery store to get supplies to make freezer meals the following day since Brian and I both had off work. The lightning crotch at the store was UNREAL. I had been having it here and there, but it was to the […]


October 7, 2019

5 years of marriage

5 years since we said our vows. 7 years since we said “I love you” for the first time. 8 trips together. 1 new house. 1 miscarriage. 1 career change.  All of my favorite memories are with you. All the countless hours laughing together. Even during the hardest times in our lives, we’re there for […]


September 19, 2019

Our Baby Shower and Name Reveal

When planning first began for my shower, and we picked the date August 10th, it felt like that was FOREVER away. This pregnancy has seemed to go fast, and slow all at the same time. But the day finally arrived for the shower and I was so excited to see everyone and get to celebrate […]


August 13, 2019

Our Maternity Photos on Oahu

We knew we wanted to take our babymoon in Hawaii but we weren’t sure if wanted to go back to Maui or try a different island. I also knew I wanted my maternity photos to be done in Hawaii so I got to work looking for a photographer. I found the marvelous Fernanda Kenfield Photography […]


July 16, 2019

Surviving the First Trimester

So I don’t know about you, but I will be the first to admit that the first trimester is HARD. Pregnancy is HARD. Going through loss and IVF has made me have a special appreciation for this pregnancy, but that doesn’t make me immune to admitting the challenges that come with carrying a child.  I […]


March 7, 2019