Summer Canning with Ball® | Mixed Berry Jam Recipe

Last weekend, our little family went on quite an adventure to make our own batch of homemade mixed berry jam. I’ve never actually made jam and I certainly don’t have any previous experience with canning, but my husband’s family has been doing it for generations and I was eager to give it a try. While canning may seem like a vintage pastime, I think it’s a pretty impressive hobby and … Continue reading Summer Canning with Ball® | Mixed Berry Jam Recipe

Valentine’s Day with Basic Invite

Happy Valentine’s Day! I’m excited to share a fun Valentine’s card we created this year with Basic Invite. We never sent a Christmas card out last year and I knew I still wanted to do something, so I thought this would be just the thing! A friend of mine stopped sending Christmas cards after she had kids and does Valentine’s cards instead. I’ve always loved … Continue reading Valentine’s Day with Basic Invite

2018 New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year! Looking back on 2017, I’m incredibly grateful for all we were able to do and experience as a family and individually. We traveled to Destin, Florida in April to watch my sister marry the love of her life on an absolutely beautiful night at the beach. We also celebrated Parker’s 1st birthday and my dad’s birthday (they are one day apart) while … Continue reading 2018 New Year’s Resolutions

Alma Mater

Last weekend my husband and I decided to take Brady up to Oklahoma State University to show him around our favorite little college town. It’s hard to believe how many years have gone by since we were in college and I was batting my eyes at Scott from across the room in our Communications class.  What initially got me so excited to revisit our college … Continue reading Alma Mater