Birth Story || Dorothy Ruth

Dottie’s birth went perfectly! I could not have been more happy with how everything went! Let me just talk about my experience with a planned c-section. It was MUCH different than how EJ’s was born! We got to the hospital around 5:30 am. I immediately got to my room. Got things settled (got my diffuser…

Essential Oils I Used While Pregnant & Postpartum

While talking with my Young Living Team I’ve had a few people ask for friends what is safe to use while pregnant. It has inspired me to write this blog post about oils I used while pregnant and postpartum. Before I continue I have to say that these oils are not meant to diagnose, treat,…

Dottie’s Nursery

IT’S DONE!!! The Nursery is done!!! YAY! I swear it felt like it would never get done. We were going to paint the room, but ended up leaving it the way it is. Ironically, the colors do match the theme. I’ve been SO excited about putting her room together with all the things I’ve been…

Whats In My Hospital Bag

Remember my post about my pregnancy essential? Well, this will be similar except it will have everything that I am putting in my bag for when I do to have my daughter. I will also include things that I will be taking for her. It won’t be much because the hospital provides a lot. So…

Why Essential Oils

Today I want to talk to you about why I have chosen to use essential oils for me and my family. I talk a little bit about this in the beginning on my ‘Candid Oiler’. Link is on the top right. I just want to go into my ‘WHY’ a little bit more. Last year,…

Pregnancy Essentials

I was thinking today that for future reference I would like to be able to look back and see what I thought my pregnancy essentials were for this pregnancy. I wish I had done the same thing for when I was pregnant with my little boy, but unfortunately I didn’t think of it. So all…

Baby #2 || Third Trimester

I don’t blog much, but when I do it always seems to be some sort of milestone. So obviously today’s post is going to be a milestone with my second pregnancy. I turned 28 weeks last week and entered my third trimester. I honestly don’t know where the time has gone and there is still…

Our 2nd Little Miracle

September 16, 2016. I take an ovulation test because I had a very positive ovulation test the day before. I was checking to see if it was fading like it should. Nope, still very much positive and just as dark as yesterday. I thought it was very odd. For fun, I take a pregnancy test,…

2015 in Review

I know that I have not posted since before I had EJ. I promise I will eventually post his birth story. I just need time to write it out. 😉 So here is 2015 in review… January – On the 12 we found out we were having a baby BOY!!! – Ohio state won the…

The Nursery + Update!

First off…I have almost less than 2 weeks till my due date! WHAAAAAAAATTTTT???? Seriously, it feels like this pregnancy has flown by! Especially now that we are in the month that I will give birth to our sweet baby boy in! Crazy crazy! There have been amazing times, and not so amazing times. Such as…