Building A Home

I remember being a little girl, and imagining building a house one day. When you’re young, you think it’s a piece of cake to just put a few walls together, choose some paint colors, and BAM your dream home is built! I remember I wanted an indoor pool, a huge flower garden, a separate house […]

“JUST a Stay at Home Mom”

It’s been one of those days. And I feel a little ridiculous for even saying that because I’m sure I’ve had harder days as a mom. But for some reason today hit me hard. I cried probably just as much as Payton did, and I didn’t get one single thing done on my to do […]

Helping You and Your Toddler Transition With a New Baby

It’s been three weeks since our little Payton entered this crazy world! It has been quite the adjustment being a stay-at-home mom with two kids, but I think we are finally getting the hang of things. I will be totally honest, for the first couple weeks it was absolutely “survival mode.” As in one day […]

Blueberry Banana Bread

I feel like we’ve been so busy lately, that I haven’t had a chance to post any of my recipes! Today I got the chance to get in the kitchen and make some Blueberry Banana Bread, and I promise you this recipe does not disappoint. I actually use gluten free flour most of the time, […]

Guiding Through Pregnancy After a Miscarriage

“Cast all your anxiety on him because he cares for you.” 1 Peter 5:7 Today marks one year since I took a positive pregnancy test. A positive test for our baby that we would never get to meet. I will never forget the excitement and overwhelming feeling of joy looking town at those test words, […]

Pregnancy Diary: Second Trimester – Part One

January 27, 2019 Hooray for the second trimester! I am hoping to have a nice energy change in the next few weeks ahead. Today I’m heading down with my mom (it’s also her birthday) to Detroit to meet up with my sister Megan to go to a Wedding Show! Her and her fiancé Collin are […]

Pregnancy Diary: First Trimester

December 7, 2018 It was a normal morning in the Janis household. I was up pretty early because I had a follow-up ultrasound at 8:30am. This was to check on my ovarian cysts that were giving me issues this past fall. Jeff was up too and he was going to be watching Carter while I […]