life of di.

the ramblings of a wife, mommy (soon-to-be), foodie, runner and follower of Christ.

So Long Summer, Hello Fall.

Fall has always been my favorite season. The time when everything bursts with its last beauty, as if nature had been saving up all year for the grand finale. – … Continue reading

September 18, 2014 · 13 Comments

End of Summer Book Report.

It’s been a little over a month since I completed my nanny position and ever since then I could summarize my daily happenings in one word: books. I’ve mentioned before that Marty and I … Continue reading

September 5, 2014 · 12 Comments

A Backyard Bridal Shower.

Last Saturday afternoon, family and friends gathered to celebrate my cousins upcoming wedding. I’ve been to several bridal showers but I have to say this may have been my favorite! I … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · 16 Comments

A Baby Shower Fit for a Bookworm.

For nearly three years, I’ve been attending a fabulous book club composed of women from my previous church. While I don’t attend that church anymore, it has been a great way … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · 15 Comments

Our Twenty-Four Hour Babymoon.

A few Sundays ago (the 27th of July to be exact), Marty and I boarded a 6AM flight to Orlando, Florida. A week prior, we had purchased a last minute Carnival … Continue reading

August 19, 2014 · 27 Comments

Playing Photographer.

Over the weekend, I had the pleasure of taking some newborn pictures for my friend Austin and his wife, Jen. Their little one, Ariella is just over a month old (her … Continue reading

July 7, 2014 · 19 Comments

[Early] Summer Book Report.

You guys – I have been reading a TON lately. It’s been wonderful to lose myself in some beautifully written books (with really only a few ‘stinkers’.) Here’s a look into what … Continue reading

June 24, 2014 · 26 Comments

We Are Having A…

 …GIRL!!! We cut into our gender reveal cake on Sunday afternoon and were overjoyed at the sight of pink spots baked throughout the layers of vanilla + buttercream. No sooner had Marty … Continue reading

June 17, 2014 · 14 Comments

Baby Boden: A Mini Update.

We had our halfway-point ultrasound appointment this morning. I cannot begin to tell you how amazing it was. Our sonographer spent an hour with us, showing us every inch of … Continue reading

June 11, 2014 · 16 Comments


Of The Moment.

Photo fun at my cousin's wedding this evening. In other news: I am very pregnant. 🌻 #33weeks #babybump #babyboden1 Love spending time with this little one and his mama @chelle_h13! 💕 #zootime #auntie Tis the season 🍎 #lyndsfruitfarm #honeycrisp I just had to...👶🍍 #babyboden1 #babybump #31weeks Thankful that our little one is growing right on schedule but starting to become quite uncomfortable. Trying to enjoy these remaining weeks of pregnancy as much as I can! #31weeks #babyboden1 #babybump A little late posting the 30 week bump (actually 31 weeks tomorrow!) Baby girl will be here in 9 weeks or less. Eek! So excited! #babybump #babyboden1 I'll take one slice...of each....please. 🍰 #latergram Impromptu photo shoot this afternoon 🌿🌾 #nephew #sister #myfavorites Finally took some time to register yesterday. Why are there so many options?? Just give me two/three choices and I'll chose my favorite. 🚼 #endlessoptions  #overwhelming #latergram Summer walks + wild flowers. #highbanks #brightandcheery Celebrating my lovely cousin @kelseygould1 this afternoon. 👰 #bridetobe #hotsummerafternoon Better than the gym. 🌳🍃 #highbanks

2014 Reading Challenge

2014 Reading Challenge
Diane has read 19 books toward her goal of 55 books.

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