Rainbow Baby Kopp Is On The Way!

Rainbow Baby Kopp Is On The Way!

“He makes all things beautiful in His time.” And it’s finally time for us to share our news. We’re so happy to announce that we’re expecting our rainbow baby. This October our arms will be fuller and the hole in our hearts will be slightly smaller. When we lost our baby girl last November, we were… Continue Reading

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4th of July Party

4th of July Party

The 4th of July is a super fun holiday – summer, grilling, fireworks. There are no gifts to buy or cards to send. It’s an easy celebration. But since I love all holidays more than a normal person should, I had to make things a little more complicated for Independence Day and throw together a… Continue Reading

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Easy 4th of July Confetti Cake

Easy 4th of July Confetti Cake

Independence Day is already next weekend…summer is flying by! But you have plenty of time to whip up this super easy DIY 4th of July confetti cake. This holiday dessert looks spectacular — no one will ever guess it was a breeze to decorate. If you know how to use scissors, you can make this… Continue Reading

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Catching Up With Carmendy {22 Months Old}

Catching Up With Carmendy {22 Months Old}

My baby girl is turning into a big girl each day. Life is so busy, it feels like there’s not enough time to fully enjoy Carmendy at this age. And I love this age! Sure, like all children at this stage, she has tantrums, desperately wants to be independent, and is extremely stubborn (the brink… Continue Reading

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Seared Tropical Salmon with Mango Salsa

Seared Tropical Salmon with Mango Salsa

Nothing satisfies my savory summer cravings more than seafood. And this seared tropical salmon with a mango salsa topping that I made for my sister’s sprinkle dinner makes me feel like I’m on an island vacation (and eating this meal is probably as close as I’m going to get to a tropical getaway for the… Continue Reading

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Emily’s Sprinkle: A Girls Night Tropical Party

Emily’s Sprinkle: A Girls Night Tropical Party

At the end of the month, my sister Emily’s second baby girl is arriving! We are so excited and decided to have a small get together to celebrate before the new baby makes her appearance. We wanted her “sprinkle” to be more about having a chance for some fun and relaxation before she has a… Continue Reading

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33 Reasons My Child Got Out of Bed

33 Reasons My Child Got Out of Bed

It’s 8:35pm. The house is quiet. I just switched the TV channel from Disney Jr. to HGTV. My grown-up snacks are already out and being consumed – wine, ice cream, potato chips. The children are snuggly tucked into bed. I’m just about to start some chores (check Facebook, vent about my day via text message with my… Continue Reading

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Red, White and Blue Favorites: My Patriotic Picks

Red, White and Blue Favorites: My Patriotic Picks

It’s Memorial Day Weekend, the weather is heating up (finally!), and American pride is in the air. And like any good citizen of the United States, it makes me want to shop (you know, to support the economy). So I’ve been hunting down my favorite red, white and blue items for summer’s patriotic holidays, and… Continue Reading

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Catching Up With Carmendy {21 Months Old}

Catching Up With Carmendy {21 Months Old}

In just a few short months, little Carmendy will be two years old! Every day she looks less and less like a baby to me. But I love her more and more. She’s just so darn cute, especially since I know what’s to come (age 2 and 3) and she feels so easy to care… Continue Reading

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When Your Child Won’t Shut Up

When Your Child Won’t Shut Up

You know that talkative person that you don’t want to sit next to on the plane, get stuck in an elevator with, or answer their phone calls? The person that talks so much you can’t even fit a word in edgewise to escape the one-sided conversation? The person that three minutes with is too much verbal onslaught?… Continue Reading

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