Tilt Shift

Tilt Shift

Joy would have been 13 yesterday. Time is such a strange thing. An eternity can be experienced in a moment–and a moment can last forever, frozen, always ever present in the front of us and behind us and around us and it can feel like was are caught in it and we...
5th of July

5th of July

It was Hero Week at my Crossfit gym this week. I love Hero Week because I love honoring and remembering those who have paid the ultimate price selflessly. And I push myself harder because I want to honor them. But then, there was the Fifth of July. This year, that day...
Eight Years

Eight Years

It’s been eight years since Joy died. Most of the time it feels like it happened last week, or a few days ago…and sometimes it seems like it was another life, a watercolor in abstract. So, this year I have been trying to get it together again. Every year I...
White Slipcovers

White Slipcovers

When I was going to move into my brand new home, I thought I would dare to dream a little. I have always, always wanted to have cozy, white couches. The kind that you can just curl up in and read a book and it feels like you are in a magazine. I have always wanted a...
Thank You, Mr. Whitman

Thank You, Mr. Whitman

Lately, I have been feeling like I am in front of one of those magnifying mirrors under flourescent lighting. Only instead of it being one for my face, it’s a full length mirror. It’s not pretty. I feel like I am not only seeing imperfections I was very...
My Life At The Hospital

My Life At The Hospital

So if you visit Starbucks a lot, or a grocery store, or even my favorite little restaurant in American Fork, you get these cute little stampy cards or swipey cards and if you keep coming back and giving them money, they keep stampin’ until you get FREE STUFF! I...