All My Friends Think I’m Pregnant

All My Friends Think I’m Pregnant

Once I got married, people started asking me a very personal question.. The conversation happens so frequently I can pretty much finish the sentence of the person I’m talking to. There are slight variations of the opening line, which usually starts with me making a broad statement about my life, future, health status, or sometimes … Continue reading

EASY Baked Spaghetti Recipe

EASY Baked Spaghetti Recipe

Did your mom ever fix certain foods growing up that, for whatever reason, you could not STAND to eat? Mine was Spaghetti. Oh, and green beans. You see, little laura used to LOVE spaghetti AND green beans. But it is possible to have too much of a good thing. (Unless we’re talking about cookies, of course. … Continue reading

Calling all Cooks!! I need recipes!

Calling all Cooks!! I need recipes!

Alright friends. It’s time. I know you’ve all spent maaannyyy years perfecting your favorite recipes and fixing glorious meals for your family/self. Now it’s time to share them with a poor, young, inexperienced, (prone-to-overcook-chicken) struggling new wife. :)  I need to learn how to cook more things!! I have a list of 5 or so “go-to-items” that … Continue reading

Grandpa’s Little Princess

Grandpa’s Little Princess

Grandpa had every single one of his grandchildren sitting in his living room tonight. It was odd to be laughing and sharing moments of joy with each other as hospice was in the other room talking to our parents and setting up grandpa’s “arrangements” He got to hold Kate for a long time. Look at … Continue reading

One Month and Asking For Marriage Advice

One Month and Asking For Marriage Advice

Ray says technically we aren’t at the one month mark. I say it’s the 4th Saturday since our wedding… so that’s a month, right? One month of being married and how do I feel? Flipping awesome. Everyone keeps asking me “How’s married life??” and when I respond “SO FUN!” most of them follow up with … Continue reading

Happy Birthday, Jay Holderfield.

Happy Birthday, Jay Holderfield.

Today is Jay’s Birthday!! YAYYY!!!!!!! Just kidding. His birthday was actually Monday, buuutttt I starting typing this post and then forgot to hit publish. So just pretend like it’s Monday for a moment. Okay. Just realized that means Friday is 4 days away instead of 3 hours. And Mondays always suck. Scrap that idea. ANYWAY. … Continue reading