marriage help through counseling

Four ways Marriage Counseling helped us grow closer than ever.

We weren’t on the brink of divorce. We weren’t separated or even contemplating separation. We knew we loved each other. But we weren’t… happy. Something wasn’t right. We couldn’t communicate. We couldn’t go a week or even a day without some dispute. We thought, maybe this is what people mean when they say you just […] Read more…

When you only have One Week in Italy…

I had been dreaming for years (approximately 5 years… since the ol’ high school years) about going to Italy. Ever since I took that Art History class in High School with the best art history teacher ever. One that I’ve forgotten his name… Unfortunately. Besides the point. I had always dreamt of traveling the world […] Read more…

French Toast Hash + Maple Sausage

Once upon a time, we were both college students living in a basement apartment of a 95-year-old woman, pretty broke, and having to be creative with what we had. So one night, while the hubby was at work, I pulled out these ingredients and made something I’d never heard of before. You see, I was […] Read more…

Simple Chicken Almond Salad + Quinoa

We are getting more and more into this naturalistic and holistic lifestyle when it comes to food and eating right. Especially since having a baby and now nursing, it seems SUPER important for me to eat well so she gets all the nutrients our baby needs from my breast milk. Plus, it helps lose the […] Read more…

How to Save Money switching to Cloth Diapers.

Ok, all, I’ve been giddy with excitement about getting these cloth diapers. I know what you’re thinking, “You’re excited about diapers? For real?” Yep, I’ve got my official badge that reads Beware: Quirky Mom in the mail today. I was so stoked to try these out. I was cheering on the poopy bum changes, the potty […] Read more…

Three things to know on your Wedding Day.

Excerpt from my diary – 2012…  “He makes my world pop. That’s a strange phrase, and makes no sense unless you are a girl like me. Because he and I, we’re made for each other and no one else. We click, pop, snap and work together. No matter the verb, it’s what we do! (pun […] Read more…

Finding Support During Postpartum Recovery

This post provides helpful advice on how to create a supportive environment during postpartum recovery. It has my own personal story to help you feel validated and what I wish I would have done and things I did to help me recover and enjoy this time of my life experience. We had our baby girl […] Read more…

Mouth Watering Turkey Breast in Scalloped Potatoes

It’s dinner time! And if your dinner time is anything like ours, you are looking at your pantry and fridge contents trying to make some sort of meal out of it. That’s really how we make all of our creations ’round the Simmons home, and that was how this meal was born. So, whether you […] Read more…

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