I am Hayley, a 33 year old stay at home Mom to two adorable kiddos. My first college majors were Architecture/Interior Design, but due to some scary medical issues (read more about that HERE), I had to put college on hold for a year. Once I was medically ready to return to school, I felt lost and ended up going for two college degrees that didn't fit who I am. After graduating with honors from college with two Bachelor's Degrees, I was disappointed that I didn't follow my dream of Interior Design, so here I am.... fulfilling my dream in my small, little way. I love to sew, cook, craft, decorate, and meet new people. Click HERE for our home tour! (needs to be updated!)
I have been married to my wonderful, supportive husband Garrett for 8 years, together for 13 years, and we have been friends for 22 years! Garrett works full-time as a Math teacher and he is so good at what he does! On nights and weekends, he helps me with all our crazy household shenanigans. He enjoys it *almost* as much as I do. :)
I started this blog back in 2008, almost a year after my son Ethan was born. At that time, we had just begun our long journey on the Autism pathway and this blog was my outlet, both creatively and emotionally. My son Ethan was officially diagnosed with Autism in February 2009 and our lives are different, but more incredible than we had ever imagined. Once in a while, I will post updates on his progress or an inspirational message regarding disabilities and I hope that I can reach other people going through similar situations.
Then, after much anticipation, Ainsley came along in 2009. She is the sweetest, most amazing little girl and really gives our family new life. However, you will often read about her naughty, funny behavior. She most definitely keeps us on our toes!
My beautiful, mischievous daughter Ainsley.
Best Friends for life!
(they are both laughing, I promise!)
We are always evolving and changing and I hope you stay for it all!