A Day in My Life as a Homemaker

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Today I thought it would be fun to give you guys a glimpse into how I balance my work and homemaking. The problem is, I don’t have very set routines. I have two part time jobs with inconsistent schedules, meaning my day rarely actually looks like the one neatly laid out in this post. Isn’t that how it always goes though?

Regardless, I thought you might enjoy hearing how I fill my days as a newly married wife. If that sounds interesting, read on!

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A Frosty Nature Photoshoot

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This January has been unseasonably warm so I haven’t seen snow yet, but we have gotten a few morning frosts. I actually took these photos last month and have been waiting to share them. I had a lot of fun wandering around my parent’s farm and spotting little gems just waiting to be captured by a camera.

Enjoy this pretty, chilly photoshoot!

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Packed Lunch Ideas {Affordable, Easy, No Microwaving!}

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Some of my favorite childhood memories involve packed lunches. During harvest, my dad and brothers often worked the field all day and into the night to get the crops in before bad weather – and that meant they didn’t come in for meals. My sisters and I would help Mom pack brown paper lunch bags and thermoses of tea or water, then drive through the bumpy stubble of the cornfields toward the tractors. There was something so special about eating a hot dog on an old blanket by the side of the field with my family.

These days I pack my husband a lunch almost every workday for him to eat on the road. No microwave, refrigerator, or break room means I have to get creative. If you need cold packed lunches for work or school, this post is for you!

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Rose & Devin {Proposal + Engagement Photoshoot}

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It was a freezing, rainy day when Rose and her cousin walked down to the pavilion to get a snack, and instead found Devin down on one knee. I was hiding behind the woodpile with my camera, trying not to let too much rain soak through my boots… But the uncomfortable weather was worth it because Rose said yes! And we got cute pictures!

Enjoy a few of my favorites from this memorable December day. 🙂

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A Frosty Christmas Playlist {2022}

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Today I have a cozy Christmas playlist to share, including some songs that might be new to you. The music is accompanied with some lovely frosty photography since it hasn’t snowed here yet. I’ll be sharing some of my favorite lyrics from the songs as well as links to YouTube videos, plus my Spotify Christmas playlist at the end of this post if you want to check out more of my holiday favorites.

Enjoy this simple and festive post!

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A Winter Walk {Pinecones, Sunsets, & String Lights}

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Sully and I took a walk around my family’s farm a couple weeks ago to find greenery for Christmas decorating. The day turned out to be absolutely beautiful, with golden hour light fading into a glorious sunset and ending with the farmhouse wrapped in warm string lights. I wanted to take you guys along with me so you could enjoy the peaceful scenery too!

Let’s take a walk, shall we?

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A Cozy Christmas {Decor Ideas}

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Get ready for a cozy and aesthetic post! I went all out for Sully’s and my first “married” Christmas: lots of handmade decorations to make our house feel extra pretty and special. I filled it with fresh greenery, twinkly lights, dried orange slices, and a Christmas tree that might be my favorite yet.

Come in and take a tour, will you?

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5 Simple Christmas Cards to Draw

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I love receiving pretty printed Christmas cards in the mail, but it’s always extra special to receive a handmade Christmas card. Even if you don’t consider yourself an artist, here are a few simple card ideas you can create yourself! Send them to friends or attach them to Christmas gifts as gift tags.

Break out your pens and colored pencils and let’s make some festive artwork.

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