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It’s May, people! Can you tell I’m excited? After the month of April was filled with snow, rain, freezing cold temperatures, and basically the most unpredictable weather you’ve ever seen in Central Illinois… I was ready for May – one step closer to summer, my favorite season! The past month started out with our little […]


May 7, 2018

My Life Mondays | No. 40 | April 2018 Recap

It’s her birthday – our sweet Georgie girl is THREE! Three years ago, our sweet pup was born and just a few weeks later, we adopted her from Wright Way Rescue. I think that I can speak for both my hubby Kyle and myself when I say… We are smitten with this pup, and we […]


May 1, 2018

Georgie’s Third Birthday

Hi again, it’s me with another Project 52 update! Over the past few months, I have sincerely loved taking out my camera for more daily “life things”. It is good for my soul, and it is so meaningful to look back on these sweet photos from our weeks with those that we love. I used […]


April 23, 2018

Project 52 Update | Kara Behind the Scenes

What a wonderful read! My sweet friend, Michaela, recommended this book to me, and I am oh so glad that she did!┬áLove Your Life Not Theirs by Rachel Cruze came into my life at the perfect time… At the start of the new year and as we inched closer to the one year mark in […]


April 13, 2018

Love Your Life Not Theirs by Rachel Cruze | Book Review

Happy April! March was a month filled with family and friends! We started the month with a little more time with our niece Pix while she and her mom visited from Alaska. And the start of the month also brought the exciting news that Kyle and I are going to have another niece! We loved […]


April 2, 2018

My Life Mondays | No. 39 | March 2018 Recap

My friends, Bread & Wine was one of the first books I read this year, and this book is a favorite now – that’s for sure! I’ve shared my love for Shauna Niequist’s writing before on social media, and I’m falling more and more in love with her words and writing with each of her […]


March 15, 2018

Bread & Wine by Shauna Niequist | Book Review

Friends, I am loving how this Project 52 (so far!) is pushing me to get out my camera more often for life’s moments… When I first started this project, I told myself this lie – You’ll run out of things to photograph in your life… You only have a dog, and you don’t have kids, […]


March 8, 2018

Project 52 Update | Kara Behind the Scenes

Who else can’t believe that it’s MARCH?! February was a whirlwind of a month with lots of activities but still a little time for relaxation and recuperation and of course, snuggles with our Georgie girl… Wedding season will be in FULL swing in just a couple months so I’m soaking up these moments where I […]


March 5, 2018

My Life Mondays | No. 38 | February 2018 Recap

Friends, this blog post has been in my “drafts” folder for nearly two years… And since I’ve been blogging since 2013, I think sharing this blog post and my heart is long overdue. I started my blog (and business for that matter) in 2013 out of my college dorm room. I remember brainstorming blog posts, […]


February 15, 2018

Why I Started Blogging | Kara Behind the Scenes

Happy February, friends! 2018 is off to a wonderful start after wrapping up the first month of the new year! While we’ve been running around quite a bit the last month, I have definitely been trying to enjoy my “winter retreat” months where I get to stay in, read lots of books, and work on […]


February 5, 2018

My Life Mondays | No. 37 | January 2018 Recap