Life Lately, Vol. 1


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For a few months I did a “Currently” post where I shared everything I was reading, watching, and loving. And while they were fun to write, they just didn’t feel like me. I love writing life updates though, so here we are.

Everything we’ve done in the past 30 days (or life lately)

  • I got my wisdom teeth out. I was extremely nervous about the surgery but everything went great and recovery has been smooth sailing and I’m so thankful. I’m also really thankful my teeth are finally out.

  • Von and I went to Utah! I didn’t really talk about our trip much here, but we stayed with my parents and it was really fun to be back home and reconnect with friends and family. The 4th of July is my favorite holiday and I love celebrating it in Utah, so I’m so glad we were able to be there for that!


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  • While we were in Utah we also went to the Love Letters museum that’s in Salt Lake City and it was a book lovers dream! We all had so much fun and if you’re in Utah you need to go!!


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We’ve been home for a couple of weeks now and are still trying to get back in our normal routine. I feel like every day I ask “what the heck do you do with a toddler all day?” Well, we read a lot of books, eat snacks, and I’m hoping to take Von to our apartment pool one of these days!

This week I’m busy with The Reading Rush, I did finish one book yesterday so I started off strong! I also am shifting my focus from making blogging a full-time biz to working on The Faith Project which is something I’m super passionate about. Every Sunday I share a post here on my blog that’s faith related and I’ve created a group on Facebook where we can all strengthen and grow our faith together. I’ve got big plans and I feel called to do this, so I know that it’s what I’m meant to be focusing on right now!

My own other focus (besides motherhood) has been writing my novel. I’ve written about 7k words in the past couple of days and I’ll film a writing update soon to shareTell.

I think that’s everything for now. Life has been busy and slow all at the same time. While some days are rough with a toddler who’s learning how to communicate, Griffin and I fall more in love with Von every day!

Good things are happening! Talk to you soon.


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Now it’s your turn! Tell me something about your life lately!

  1. I had never heard of that Museum but now I know where we have to go. My husband is a huge book nerd so this would be awesome for him to visit! We are in the process of moving, but once things settle down, we will have to plan a trip to visit!

    1. It was such a fun museum to visit! They had local artists do everything and it was all bookish! I loved it!

  2. The museum looks so fun! I would like to go there someday.

    1. It was super fun and cool to see!

  3. That museum looks amazing! I’m a book lover so I would fee right at home. ?

    1. It was really awesome! We weren’t expecting it to be as cool as it was!

  4. I bet you feel so much better after getting your wisdom teeth out! I know everyone’s experience is different, which is why I am very nervous as to when/if I ever need to get mine out. I’m super paranoid all my teeth will be crooked afterwards, for some reason ??

    1. I’m 25 so mine came in later than most, but I’m thankful that the recovery went well! As my wisdom teeth started to come in, they started to move my teeth a bit, but thankfully I got them out soon enough that my teeth aren’t crooked!

  5. Love the update! It sounds like you had a busy month! I will have to remember the Love Letters museum if I ever get out that way. It looks so fun!

    1. Thanks! It’s been a busy and fun month for sure! I definitely recommend if you’re ever in the area.

  6. That museum looks super fun!! Well I was featured in a fashion magazine today that’s a positive in my life lately!

    1. It was super fun! And that sounds super cool!!

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