New Years Resolutions

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I don’t do them. Too much pressure. I will say, however, that I want to strive each day to grow closer to God and let Him lead me down the path He has prepared for me. So anything and everything I can do to be more obedient is what I’m going to strive for. More […]

Christmas!

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This may be a long one, but stick with me if you…. are bored? Love pictures? Love me? Each year our order of events is as follows: Parent’s house, In-Law’s House, Gram & Grandpa’s, back to Parent’s House. Before we headed back home to my parents house, we went to see good ‘ol Santa I […]

I Fell Off The Wagon

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But I got back on! … This 24 day challenge stuff is not easy, but when you stick to it is so worth it. The other night I was making Chloe a peanut butter and jelly sandwich and all of the sudden I had what can only be described as a twilight vampire like craving […]

Thank You

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As insecure as I am and as uneasy as I felt about posting that video blog, it turned out to be such a positive thing. I cannot thank you all enough for the incredibly sweet feedback. I highly recommend recording yourself talking, especially if it makes you cringe at the thought For full effect don’t […]

Pregnancy Makes You Crazy

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Reading a friend’s pregnancy updates prompted me to search through my post drafts that I never published… I found this gem from April of this year and had to share From the moment you pee on the stick you start second guessing everything. Everything you eat, everything you drink, every place you go, the cars […]

Facebook & Politics

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This topic has long been an issue of frustration for many, so I would like to provide a little insight into my personal decision on whether or not to mix the two. On my business pages I prefer not to discuss my political preferences, because my focus there is to provide my customers with the […]

A Picture A Month Project

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Our little Evie is officially 6 months old now, and I have somehow managed to keep up with taking monthly pictures of her cute little face. Each month I get a reminder on my phone to take a picture, sometimes it’s a week late, but I eventually remember to remember Here is what I have […]

My Day

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Went to Apple store to exchange brand new Thunderbolt Display that stopped working. Apple store is 30 miles away. Drove around trying to find a parking spot close to the part of the mall where the Apple store is located. Found one. Waited. Lady stole it. Parked across the parking lot from desired spot. Lady […]

Photo a Day July

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Lots of my friends participate in these Photo a Day challenges each month, and this month I’ve decided to join in. Thanks to D’Anna Although, the first picture of the month is a “self portrait” and I’m thinking of taking a picture of an old picture since I’m not at my ideal post baby weight […]

Adorable WordPress Theme Now Available

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As most of you know, when posts get to lagging on momandwife.com it’s likely due to my schedule at Pretty Darn Cute Design. Over the past few months I have been working on a new premade theme and I am ecstatic to announce that it is now for sale in the fabulous StudioPress Community Marketplace! […]

Keeping up with the Joneses – Internet Edition

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I have noticed a trend in blogging lately. Mompreneurs who, while they love their jobs, feel as though they are neglecting their duties as a Mom and Wife. I even blogged about this over a year ago here: Mommy Guilt. Adding to this Mommy guilt is the increasing pressure of being able to live up […]

My favorite baby things

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Since the arrival of our precious Evie I have found a few new favorite things I had to share with you all. ( click thumbnails to enlarge pictures ) iBaby Feed App This app may be solely responsible for my success in breastfeeding. I was overwhelmed with keeping track of how much Chloe ate when […]