Nathan and I had the absolute joy and blessing of welcoming our second child, Rhys Golden Custance, into the world on December 28th, 2017. Pre-Labor My pregnancy went a little more rough than the first go around. I had a ton more discomforts than I was ready/prepared for, and many of them prevented me from … Continue reading Rhys’s Birth Story
After being inspired by one of our favorite brunch spots in Salt Lake (Pig & A Jelly Jar)'s signature dishes, Fried Chicken & Waffles, I decided to create my very own twist on this classic combo. The results were DELICIOUS I made crispy, slightly smoky, fried chicken and cinnamon honey waffles, topped with butter and … Continue reading Lip Smackin’ Fried Chicken & Waffles
Antelope Island is one of the many unique state parks in Utah. It's located about 45 mins from Salt Lake City, and offers the perfect escape from the everyday hustle and bustle. Right in the middle of the Great Salt Lake, this beautiful island has views that just can't be beat. The island also boasts … Continue reading Antelope Island
One of my favorite meals to indulge in on a cold, rainy day is a big warm bowl of homemade chili. It seems like everyone these days raves about their "secret" chili recipe - well here's mine! It's the perfect combination of spicy, smoky, and sweet - JUST the way I like it! So, what's my … Continue reading My SECRET Turkey Chili Recipe!
This last week, we had the pleasure of meeting up with Nathan's parents in Mesquite, NV for a fun little weekend get away. After nearly five months of a pretty gruesome winter here in Utah, we were desperate for some vitamin D, via the SUN. If you've ever driven through Mesquite on your way to or … Continue reading Valley of Fire Day Trip
My Darling Clark, Today you turned one year old. This whole day seemed so surreal. The memories of carrying you inside me, and welcoming you into this world are still so fresh in my mind, that I can hardly believe it's been a year since I first heard your little cry or looked into your big beautiful blue … Continue reading Dear Clark, You’re One!
A few weeks ago, as I was scanning the plethora of baby/toddler activities on Pinterest, trying to find something fun and unique for Clark, I came across the cutest little plush felt garden I have ever seen. And I could not resist. Seriously. Fireworks were going off in my brain. You can make this! Do … Continue reading Clark’s Garden
It's officially 2017. Can you believe that? Two Zero One Seven. Holy Crap. This past year has been pretty bittersweet. It's been filled with precious, beautiful moments that I want to cling on to forever - and of course, as life goes, there have been stressful, hard days which I'm happy to have moved past. 2016 … Continue reading Ringing in the New Year
When my husband and I found out we were expecting our first child, we were ecstatic. For months we planned and dreamed of our precious little bundle of joy, and anxiously awaited his arrival.
Bryce Canyon is my personal favorite Utah National Park (shh, don't tell the others!). It's truly a place you have to see in person to completely appreciate. Besides hosting the largest collection of hoodoos in the world (which, is like, every geology buff's dream!), this gorgeous park features vibrant red limestone, alpine trees, hidden canyons, waterfalls, and gorgeous sunsets. … Continue reading Bryce Canyon National Park