Hello! Long time, no blog! 😉 I’m breaking back into the upkeep of UBH again. I’ve taken over a year absence from blogging to pour all my love and attention into my family, specifically our newest little adopted addition. I almost can’t believe that our sweet baby girl is over a year old. Ohhhh Mr. Time, I wish you would stop being in such a hurry to grow my babies up so quickly!
I’ve enjoyed an extended “maternity leave” (which I’ll never regret!) and figured it’s high time to get back into the swing of things around here. I have a bit of “tidying up” to do on my site, but all in good time. I also have more than a bit of updating to share with you, but again, all in good time. For now, I will hit the highlights to catch you up to speed and get my buns back in gear.
It’s rare for me to share full pictures of my girls, but in honor of my blogging return, I’ll show a sneak peak into what has captured my heart, my time, and my life for the past year-ish. Below is a picture of both girls five days after Bella was born. I edited the photo by overlaying a Bible verse dear to our hearts. More on that later.
The court system is a funny thing. We adopted Bella on her third day of life but she did not legally carry our last name until four months ago. Her legal hearing was an emotionally sweet and precious day to our whole family! She’ll never remember it… but I always will. We were surrounded by friends and family in our own privately closed courtroom. The picture below was captured on her actual adoption day. Let’s just say, the sun was shining both physically outside and figuratively inside my grateful heart.
As for me, I have news to share and a lot of it! For now, I’ll touch on my biggest accomplishment related to health and wellness. I. QUIT. COFFEE! You know how much I love my cup 0′ joe that started turning into a pot o’ joe each day. I even set up beverage stations, complete with seasonal themes, just to keep the coffee love going. My addiction was real, people! And now, I feel BETTER without it! I’ve been sans coffee for about 6 weeks now. What’s more, I’m drinking over a gallon of lemon water every day. I have my reasons and I can’t wait to share more with you on that very soon! I’m honestly excited to fill you in and hopefully inspire you to make your own incredible health improvements too!!!
I’ll leave you with some organization posts written by yours truly. Over the past year, I maintained my bi-weekly blog posts for OrgJunkie.com. I took a little time off writing for Laura but not nearly as much as I took from my own blog. Settle back for a sizable amount of reading this weekend if you haven’t been following me over on I’m an Organizing Junkie. I have quite a few organizing topics to link for ya. In fact, there are so many that I failed to link-up here, that I will have to get you started with a few and add more to the next post I publish.
Click the pictures below and it’ll connect you to the corresponding posts I wrote. Starting with the most recent and working backwards…