2019 Goals February Check In


I desire accountability in my life…sometimes. But this feels like a safe place to do it since I’m mostly keeping myself accountable. I’ve decided that I would jump on here the beginning of each month…Lord willing…and give an update on how my 2019 goals are looking so far that point in the year. As a…

Ellie’s Bedtime Car Adventure


This little lady did the funniest thing yesterday. I just wanted to write it out so I don’t forget it! She’s was clingy all day because she woke up with a fever. So, we cuddled all day till I decided to just make an appointment. We went to the doctor found out she has an…

Enneagram & Marriage Counseling


Life’s felt really full these past couple months. I haven’t done much of life updates because it’s been a blur…fun, enjoyable, hard and frustrating…full really does sum it up. Recently, I have been spending a lot of time listening to a few different podcasts on the Enneagram which is something my husband and I have…

Books On My Nightstand, January 2018 Edition


I once loved reading. Like really loved reading. I could knock out so many books in a short span of time it was amazing. Then college and grad school (round one) happened and the fire died a bit and I stopped consuming books like a hungry bear. The love of reading dwindles a little at…

How to Get Stuff Done With a Baby!


So, let’s make sure you remember who is writing this blog before you come here looking for majorly good advice with a blog post title like that! I’ve called this blog “The Novice Life” for a reason. Despite what the controlling part of me wants to believe, I’m not an expert at anything. I’m a…