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Baby Bumpdate: 38 Weeks and Our Maternity Photos

May 18, 2018

The final countdown is on, friends!! I’m so excited to share a baby bumpdate today BECAUSE… I have so many pretty maternity photos from Megan Kelsey Photography to go along with the update! We decided to take our maternity photos in Charlottesville and chose an easy location with lots of natural backdrops, Darden Towe Park. I […]


Baby Bumpdate: 24 Weeks Pregnant

February 9, 2018

It’s been quite a few weeks now since we announced our little nugget is on the way, so I thought it might be a good time to check back in with a little update! It’s been such a busy time for us because we FINALLY moved into our house in late December (which we closed […]


A Big Announcement!

November 21, 2017

If you’re following me on all the different social media platforms, there’s a pretty good chance you have already heard the news… Nathan and I are pregnant!!! Baby Anderson is expected to arrive May 31, 2018, so we’ll be waiting to see if we have a May baby or a June baby! We are completely […]


My Word for the New Year + Letting Go in 2017

January 10, 2017

HOORAY!! It’s a new year and that means a fresh start! 2016 had its ups and downs, so I am excited to start 2017 with a new outlook. As 2016 came to close, I tried to make time in the last few weeks for rest and reflection. As a business owner, my brain needs time […]


A Love Letter to My Husband on Our 2nd Anniversary

May 3, 2016

To Nathan, It is our 2nd wedding anniversary and I could not have imagined what our life would be like two years after walking down the beach to say our vows. We don’t have it all together, and we haven’t figured out all the secrets to life, yet there’s one thing I can say with […]


How to Plan the Perfect Trip in 3 Steps

February 29, 2016

If you’re like me, these last few months of winter are never easy. The short days and cold weather kick my wanderlust into full gear, which makes it my favorite time to daydream about all the places I want to go. So with upcoming travel dates already penciled into my calendar, right now seems like […]

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