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Oh Baby! We’re Having a Baby!

pregnancy announcementSurprise! Mathew and I are thrilled to announce we’re expecting a new family member later this year! We are feeling so blessed with this news, and have had such fun sharing it with friends and family over the past few weeks. We are looking forward to meeting Baby Crawley this fall.

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Essential Oils + Scent Bursts | How do you make your home smell good?

Essential Oil DiffuserHappy Monday! I’m back in action this week. Thanks for being gracious as I took a break. I have some fun content planned for this week and next, so stay tuned!

No matter how busy life gets, I’m always thankful for our home. Our house is a calming place where I can unwind and relax. Today I thought it might be fun to chat about how you make your house smell good? I’ve been trying some new things lately including essential oils and something called a scent burst, and I want to know what you’re using? Read More

Mother’s Day Gift Ideas for Moms Who Enjoy Quality Time

Mother's Day Gift Ideas for Spending Quality Time With Your Mom

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Happy May! I feel like a broken record, but this year is flying by. One thing I enjoy about May, other than spring-duh, is celebrating how much I love my mom with Mother’s Day.

Mother’s Day is a special time to acknowledge how wonderful my own mother is and remind her how much I appreciate her. Read More

What Happened When We Gave Up TV


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Happy Easter! I hope you had a wonderful weekend. We love the celebration of Easter, and I’ve always thought it was a perfect way to start spring. In preparation for Easter, we usually participate in Lent and the act of giving something up. I know that this can be a little controversial- I’ve seen a blogger get chastised for giving up a certain food for Lent. I’d like to start by saying that I’m not trying to give any advice, or trying to be a holy example of anything with this post. However, this year my husband and I both gave up TV and Netflix for lent. I’ve had a few weeks of life without, and I thought I’d share a little bit about what life is like after giving up TV- because we decided not to go back. Read More

Green Chef Review | Why We Love This Meal Subscription Plan!

Green Chef meal subscription ReviewLet me start by saying this is not a sponsored post! We tried Green Chef and loved it so much we ordered another box, and I decided to share what we’re loving on the blog. Sound good? This is my Green Chef review! 🙂 (PS- if you’re interested in trying this, I have a code if you scroll down to get 4 meals for free)

A few weeks ago I shared how I meal plan each month. We definitely use recipes and grocery lists to stay on top of planning meals each week. I tried Green Chef using a promotional code from another blogger, and we loved all three meals that came in our first box. Read More