a b o u t m e






i was born in berlin, germany.
im very much in love with traveling.
cruises are my ultimate vacation.
im infatuated with my husband.
fur mom of a boxer, named marshall.
a first time mama to crue.
put on this world to be a mother.



i used to be a blonde. naturally born with black hair, naturally turned blonde before i was 1. naturally started turning brown after high school. ironically just before our BFP, i decided to say screw the thousand trips to the salon to stay a blonde & went my natural color, brown.



i hate it. i want to be blonde again. 
i hate typing with capitol letters.
slightly OCD? maybe? yes.
i love being tan. i am usually ridiculously tan in the summers. 
i refuse to go into a tanning bed. i hate everything about those things.
i cant stand running late. and my husband happens to be king of running late. grrr.
speaking of my husband, were cruise a'holics. 
i love the ocean, sunshine, sand & luscious green palm trees.
MN is not the place for me.




im a:
dancer.
packer fan.
only child.
traveler.
caribou coffee caramel lovin' addict.






i started this blog in 2012 in hopes of finding ladies that i could relate with when it came to TTC and PCOS. because in my world, it went as deep as {infertility}.  i wish i would have started blogging sooner and have been able to document more of my struggles and triumphs - but soon after i began blogging, we were in our first round of fertility meds and i got my very first ever, BFP.
now this doesn't mean i feel any less for those struggling or no longer live with those issues, because i do. and they'll still be around when we try for our future babies. however, i can not wait to live this life and go on this journey with my husband and our miracle boy. for now, this blog will be probably just that. a lifestyle blog. im excited to see whats to come as the calendar pages turn.

i went to college {i sometimes wonder why} & i got my degree in elementary education. i taught preschool for two years, until a family had questioned me about nannying. the salary was nearly double my teaching salary - so i said goodbye to the classroom and hello to the nanny family of five. {yes. i am a girl who ditched her degree.}
soon after, i became engaged & was in the chaos joys of wedding planning // which i became obsessed with. obsessed, i tell you. i want to plan a thousand more.
our wedding came & went and i became a stay at home wife. after working with our fertility specialist for a few months, i got my first BFP in november.
we had a miracle pregnancy & our sweet baby boy C came in august 2013.
after more struggles, we welcomed baby girl L in june 2015.
being a mom is my dream come true.
& being infertile sucks.

what else?

9 comments:

  1. I'm Sarah with an 'H' too! :) Oh and I'm obsessed with shiba's and the hubs and I would LOVE to find one at a rescue someday much in the future when our two current girls are no longer with us. And born in Germany? How freaking awesome!

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  2. Hey Sarah! Just stopping by your blog! Congrats on your baby! Can't wait to see pictures of him when he gets here! :)

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  3. Just started reading your blog. I'm a Minnesotan too! Were from the Elk River area. Trying really hard to to bitch about the weather the last two days! ;)

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  4. Hi! I found your blog via the UBP13. Your due date is so close! I have 3 kids and other people's pregnancies make my ovaries ache, my boy is 8 months old and I wish he would just stay so small and sweet. After reading through your blog, I am so excited for you and your husband, I can tell you are going to be great parents!
    You can find me at http://www.atableforfive.com

    Best wishes, nice to meet you

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  5. loving your blog -- just wanted to say hello from minneapolis :)

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  6. Totally blog stalking you this am and I like your natural hair color but you as a blonde is where its at!! Just sayin'

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  7. Any girl that loves the Packers is A+ in my book! Randomly stumbled upon your blog today, glad I did! Congratulations on the recent addition to your family, he is so handsome! You have a beautiful family!

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  8. Just found this blog and I love it already. As a newlywed who is struggling to get pregnant and stay pregnant (suffered my first miscarriage in May) I am so encouraged by your story. Congrats on your sweet miracle boy! TTC is a tiring exhausting emotional journey so seeing a miracle outcome like yours puts a little pep in my step :)

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  9. you look so great with this hair! And this costume is perfect..
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