An Afternoon At Silver Lake

There's a place in Big Cottonwood Canyon, Utah called "Silver Lake." I've been going there since I was a young girl. It's a lovely location just 20 minutes from Salt Lake. There's a beautiful path that goes around the lake that is very accessible. It's a lovely place for a nature walk. This place became [...]

My Birth Story

It's high time I break my long silence. Hello everyone! Life has been so crazy. I feel like from one blog post to the next things were changing faster than I could write. And so I didn't! I put my blog on the back burner in order to navigate the major life changes that have [...]

25 Week Pregnancy Update

Hello again friends!! It's time (well, way past time) for a pregnancy update! A lot has happened and baby boy has grown so much in the last 4 weeks. Here's what's going on!   How big is baby? This week baby boy is as big as a head of cauliflower! I use two different pregnancy [...]

21 Week Pregnancy Update

Okay, this week has been a great one for the pregnancy. Let's dive in!   How big is baby? Okay, so this week when I looked at my 2 different pregnancy apps, I was just confused. Clearly I need to improve my culinary experience, because I have no idea what endive or baby bok choy [...]

19 Week Update and Gender Reveal

Helloooooo week 19!! Almost half way there!! I feel like I start all of these posts with, "It has been a crazy [few] week[s]!" Well, it's that time of year an it really has! This is a big post today, so let me dive in! How big is baby? This week "Lil Smith is the [...]

16 Week Pregnancy Update

It has been 3 weeks since I've done a pregnancy update!! I can't even believe I let it go this long!! If you want to see some of my other updates, you can check them out here, here, and here. You guys, I am 16 weeks pregnant!! I haven't felt the baby move, but that should [...]

Heartbeat and Home

It has been another whirlwind week. I guess one of the good things about being busy is that the weeks go by fast. I can't believe that I am already 15 weeks pregnant and nearing the halfway mark!! So much has happened since my last life update. 14 Week Pregnancy Appointment Okay, so today I [...]

12 Week Pregnancy Update

It's that time again!! I am 12 weeks along today!! I can't believe another week has already gone by! It has been a wonderful and busy week. How big is baby? Today my baby is the size of a plum. 'Lil Smith is weighing in at nearly half an ounce and measuring at just over [...]