Highlighting the joy found in the day-to-day, beautifully mundane moments of motherhood. Welcome and thanks for stopping by!


36 Hour Stretchfeatured

If you know me or have been following along over on Instagram you know that at the beginning of the week I often do a 36 hour stretch of being awake.  I take care of the kids Monday, go to work Monday night, take care of the kids Tuesday, then go to sleep Tuesday night Read more


Hodapp Party of Fourfeatured

Growing up I can remember going through photo albums and shoe boxes stuffed to the brim of pictures from my childhood, it was one of my favorite things to do.  Memories are so much easier to recall when you’re looking at something tangible and I love the feeling old photos brought back.  And oh the Read more


A Girls Day Outfeatured

A couple of weeks ago Pink Blush reached out to me about doing a collaboration. I had been eyeing their maternity clothes throughout my pregnancy, but never bought anything because I’m sure you mamas can relate when I say I felt guilty spending money on myself when I have a toddler who changes sizes what Read more


Heath Carlisle Hodapp-The Birthday Partyfeatured

Part three of Heath’s birth story.  You can read part one HERE and part two HERE. After getting dressed and into the hospital bed I remember being checked and the look on Debra’s face when she checked me.  A fun thing about Debra is that she was there when I came in to deliver with Read more


Heath Carlisle Hodapp-Denialfeatured

Part two of Heath’s birth story, you can read part one HERE. Around 7pm my contractions were consistently 5-7 minutes apart so I texted my best nursing friend, Jessica, who was going to meet us at the hospital to be your delivery nurse and let her know that I thought maybe tonight would finally be Read more