Ares · Cecelia · Motherhood · Rosemary · Spring

May ’17 via iPhone

Hi! Coming to you now from almost the end of May/the beginning of summer! I swear, these are the last baby bump photos I’ll be posting of myself. But first, I just wanted to document the last three life changing-weeks. The above photo was taken the day before Ares was born as I was trying to figure out what… Continue reading May ’17 via iPhone

Cecelia · GIVEAWAY · Rosemary

Raising Booklovers… and a giveaway with Usborne!

“Books are the perfect entertainment: no commercials, no batteries, hours of enjoyment for each dollar spent. What I wonder is why everybody doesn’t carry a book around for those inevitable dead spots in life.” – Stephen King Though I’ve been trying to be ruthless in decluttering and minimizing our belongings in our home this spring, there… Continue reading Raising Booklovers… and a giveaway with Usborne!

Cecelia · Celebrating · Easter · Holidays · Rosemary · Spring · St. Cloud

Easter 2017

Easter weekend turned out to be lovely in all sorts of ways.  Even though it rained on Saturday morning and our neighborhood egg hunt became more of a mingle with the Easter bunny and friends at one of our neighbor’s houses (still complete with eggs, treats, and plenty of excited kids.), everyone still enjoyed themselves. On Saturday afternoon we… Continue reading Easter 2017


My Pregnant Whole 30 (and my favorite recipes!)

About a month ago, I completed my first successful Whole 30 round. (AH! It still feels good to say that!) At the beginning, I never thought Day 31 would come. (For real… there’s no way to really make January feel never-ending than giving up your favorite ooey-gooey comfort foods). I’m happy to say that I not only… Continue reading My Pregnant Whole 30 (and my favorite recipes!)