Hi there, my name is Crystal and I love learning, reading, and healthy living to a point, I do love my chocolate and drink way more coffee than is normal. I also love essential oils, DYI crafts and journals.
Mother, wife, ministry… some of the many labels that have described me or will be describing me soon. It’s a lot, especially when it wasn’t the “plan”. I’ve always had a plan, an idea of where my life was headed from the time I was 13. However it didn’t exactly match up with God’s plan…
Have you ever stood in the baby food aisle at the grocery store? There are SO MANY choices. Not to mention the ingredients on each package/jar and box. Thankfully it's better than some of the ingredients found in "grown-up" food. The first time I stood there, I was...read more
Everyone has an opinion. Some are good at keeping it to themselves. Some are not. I have never received so many opinions then as a first-time mom. Some were useful, friendly opinions...read more
Our newborn favorites - in my personal opinion they are the must-haves of mamas in order to make the newborn stage easier to enjoy the happy moments. Now that my little guy is almost 6 months old we’ve been going through and putting some of his newborn stuff in...read more
...and 3 things every first time mom should know As a first-time mom, you do so much reading and googling. Looking up every little thing is just a right of passage into motherhood in this day and age. Is this normal? Is my baby peeing enough? The list just goes on. My...read more
Do you ever look back on your wedding day? The excitement, the tears, and the love? A couple of weeks ago my husband and I celebrated our second year of marriage. It came so quickly, I feel...read more
The 4th trimester. I had never given much thought to it you know. There’s a lot of information out there about pregnancy and birth but not much on postpartum. I was so excited for when my baby would come. Huge bonus I would not be pregnant anymore. I wrote a brief...read more