“Goodbye” became “Thank You”

As our final night in this house we have called home for nearly 6 years winds down…I have to say this doesn’t feel at all how I pictured it would. I thought I would want to talk about the “goodbye”s I have longed to speak out loud… “Goodbye” to the lefthand side of this love... Continue Reading →

Hello, it’s me…

Hello, it's me. Evy's mama, Lacey. I figured I should reintroduce myself, considering it's been a hot minute since this blog was active. (If a "hot minute" meant over 2 years of radio silence...) And boy, did I miss this. Today, as I was doing the 496th load of laundry so far in 2022, I... Continue Reading →

To my sweet Bug:

My beautiful little Bug 🐛, sleeping so soundly next to mommy, clutching your favourite sippy cup, your gentle breath in my ear.You are one of the greatest gifts of my life 🎁 You remind me everyday of what is truly important.You radiate joy & pure goodness with your every laugh & twinkle in your blue... Continue Reading →

Standing in my Light

We've all heard the famous saying: "the calm before the storm".  But you know what? I prefer to see that storm through a different lens: after the storm comes the clearing. The rain subsides, the clouds eventually clear up, and the sun shines upon us once again. That's where I am these days; I am... Continue Reading →


"Don't get too comfortable. Don't swim in the happiness. Don't revel in the joy. Don't bask in the light; the darkness is right around the corner, little lady." Don't. "Don't make that new house your 'forever home' just yet. Watch how I can penetrate it's walls, wreck it at my whim. Watch me suck away... Continue Reading →

Overcoming Obstacles…

Today reminded me just how far our darling Evrett has come; how absolutely amazing and awe-inspiring this small person really is. I can look at how we raise Evy and admit that sometimes we go a tad too far in protecting him. We've gotten so used to modifying many activities or routines in our daily... Continue Reading →

This just can’t be!

6 nights ago when we were getting ready to ring in the New Year with our dearest friends, I brought up an idea I had heard on Gretchen Rubin's "Happier" podcast (anyone who knows me well, or has followed the blog in the past, knows my fondness of Gretchen Rubin, and of mostly all things... Continue Reading →

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