Currently: September 2019

We are somehow in the ninth month of 2019. How?! Here’s what’s currently going on in my life.

Sunrise in nature on trail in Pittsburgh, PA

Current book This book on how to improve your relationship with your phone. Man is it good! I highly recommend if you’re ever frustrated by how much you use your phone.

Current beauty product Can dental floss be considered a beauty product? I like how easy to use these mini flossers are. I’m beginning to realize I’m a bit of a dental nerd. I love trying out new toothpastes and all things dental-related, lol.

Currently feeling Behind on pretty much everything, lol. This sweet little girl keeps me busy!

Baby smiling in bumble bee dress

Current blessing Safety. My parents left their beach house in the Outer Banks just before hurricane Dorian hit and I’m so glad they made it back to Pittsburgh safely.

I forgot to mention in my last post that Jimmy and Sadie and I were walking on the beach one morning when we were interviewed about the evacuation and we actually made it on the news. We’re in the first video starting at the 1:18 mark.

Current baked good Brownies! I picked up this mix and was skeptical of it, but pleasantly surprised by how fudgy and delicious these brownies turned out!

Foodstirs Chocolate brownie mix

Current goal Organizing our basement. I just donated a bunch of items we weren’t using and now I need to organize the things we do have.

Current craving Doing something crafty for fall. I’m thinking some watercoloring or making a homemade wreath is in order soon!

Current fun Spending time with Jimmy and Sadie. Since we had to cut our vacation short, we decided to make the best of Jimmy’s time off work and have a little staycation here in Pittsburgh. We took Sadie on a trail walk and played at a few local playgrounds it was a blast!

Mom and dad at park with baby girl

Current baby product This adorable bath rinser cup that keeps water out of Sadie’s eyes while we bathe her.

Current food Salmon! I think I could eat it every day and never get sick of it.

Current drink Chocolate chia seed smoothies. I never thought to add chia seeds to a smoothie until I realized how thick they make them and now I’m hooked!

Chocolate chia seed smoothie

Current excitement Our neighborhood has its annual fall festival in a few weeks and I can’t wait to go with Sadie and Jimmy! Last year Sadie was still in the womb and this year I have a feeling she’s going to love the petting zoo. What a difference a year can make 🙂

Tell me something current in your life!


Currently: August 2019

Current book(s) I finally got a new Bible! After going back and forth and not knowing what I wanted, I settled on this one and I absolutely love it. I’m reading the book of Daniel at the moment. Still reading this, almost finished with this book on modern maternity care, and Sadie is enjoying this lift-a-flap book.

NIV Women's Study Bible

Currently feeling Totally freaked out that Sadie turns a year old next month. Fastest year of my life.

Current laugh I used Snapchat filters on my parents while I was at their house recently and scream laughed (my favorite type of laughing) at the one that makes a guy look like a girl. My dad as a girl = hilarious.

Dad with girl snapchat filter

Current blessing Medical care! Sadie and I got hit with the thrush monster (again!). We last had it when Sadie was a newborn, so I almost forgot about how painful it is. This time, it started to turn into mastitis, which was not fun. Thankfully Sadie’s pediatrician and the midwives I had her with were quick to prescribe medicine and give advice. Living in a country with excellent medical care is a blessing that is not lost on me. So thankful.

Current craving A trip to the pet store with Mavis and Sadie. We’ll see if I’m brave enough to wrangle the two of them 😉 I think it would be a great little outing for us girls.

Current fun My parents and I took Sadie swimming at their local YMCA and it was so precious to watch her swim around with my parents!

Grandpa and baby swimming

Current beauty product I was using and loving this Aveeno exfoliating facial scrub but ended up making an emergency trip to the eye doctor recently because one of the exfoliating beads got stuck under my eyelid. I still get the heebie jeebies thinking of the eye doctor flipping my eyelid up and getting the little bead out. She recommended I switch to something without an exfoliant, so I’ve been using this face wash and it’s great!

Current joy Being a family with Jimmy and Sadie. Most of our family pictures look like the one below and I wouldn’t have it any other way.

Family picture fail

Current food Roasted red pepper crackers from Aldi. I’m slightly obsessed.

Current baked good I have a hankering to make corn bread or corn muffins.

Current drink Iced coffee. We’ve had our Keurig for six months and I just used the iced coffee function on it for the first time the other day. What was I doing with my life?!

Iced coffee from Keurig

Current baby product Baby dolls! Anyone remember these old school dolls?! My sister gave Sadie one of her old dolls and she’s so sweet with it! She hugs it and whispers to it. We save it for car rides since she hates getting in her car seat, lol.

Current goal Using my phone less. I’ve been trying to use is as little as possible and it’s so freeing and really helps me stay present.

Current excitement We’re having Jimmy’s family over for dinner this week to celebrate his brother’s birthday. One the menu? Grilled pizza!

Tell me something current from your life!