Two weekends ago my sisters held a beautiful 'Where the Wild Things Are' themed baby shower at our home to celebrate our sweet Hazel Emilie. It was the day after Hazel's due date which couldn't have been more fitting. Friday, March 3rd had been her due date and that week took such an emotional toll on me. I hadn't anticipatedRead More
When I think about our journey in starting a family… when I think of Hazel’s journey, I know undoubtedly she is here in this world in this life for a beautiful reason.
Our story of conception was one of two years of unexplained infertility, followed by two back to back early miscarriages and within the month following the conception of a special, tiny little soul who is nowRead More
It's been nearly 100 days since the birth of our sweet Hazel. 100 days of life in the NICU for both her, and us. 100 days of NICU alarms, of watching her o2 sats, her heart rate and her respiratory rate.
100 days of heart-wrenching, heart-exploding, full blown LOVE forRead More
It's been 6 weeks since Hazel's dramatic beginning into this beautiful world, and what a long and emotional 6 weeks it has been. Someone recently encouraged me to continue to write in my journal as a vice against the stress and emotional tollRead More
Sometimes life has a way of throwing us a curve ball... of catching us off guard in the most unsuspecting of ways... ways that test our strength, our emotions. Sometimes life hands us a journey that both makes your heart swell, and shatter simultaneously.Read More
Ah! These past three weeks have been so busy. Every time I wanted to write a blog post, life got in the way but we're home a couple days early from our babymoon and I finally have some time without distraction so today's post is a little aboutRead More
This is a series I started on the old blog but I never got too far into, so it's one that I'm happy to revive and a story I'm happy to be sharing.
The blessing of carrying this little one did not come easy. We struggled withRead More
Thank you for being here! I'm so excited to get this blog going and I'm thrilled you're here to check it out!
I mentioned a little bit of back story in my About section as to where Barefoot and Crunchy came from but here's a little more info.
I started Barefoot and Crunchy while we struggled with infertility in an attempt to find aRead More