I guess I should start this out saying "knock on wood".. Kate has seriously turned a corner this week and has been dream baby. We are in Heaven! We started doing an earlier bedtime routine and it seems to be working well! She is sleeping 9+ hours a night and has been doing this for 4 weeks now. I don't know what to do with myself! Sleep is amazing and I am so happy to have it back! She is great throughout the day and smiles and coos. Today I braved Brea mall with her, our first solo mall experience and she was perfect! 2 hours in Nordstrom and not a peep. She's a mini Nordstrom shopper in training. We are enjoying each day with our precious Kate and thank Jesus all day long for this sweet blessing. I'm taking her in to see the doctor on Thursday to get her wound checked. It's still infected and is breaking our hearts. I am learning patience through this and trusting in the Lord with all of my heart. We know that He is going to heal her completely in His timing. We're thankful that she has a good attitude through all of this. She is quite hilarious actually. A true drama queen already doing fake sneezes and coughs. Hard not to laugh. Love love love her!
When Chris and I went to Mexico this past winter we quickly become addicted to their blended espressos. I found myself craving them when we got home so I played around with a couple of instant espressos and ended up making the best iced coffee, ever. What you’ll need. Medaglia D’oro instant espresso Water Ice Coffee creamer of your choice Heavy cream + caramel Trust me on the instant espresso. I tried them all. This is the best. I get it at Kroger. I’ve also heard Walmart carries it as well as trusty amazon. Step one. Get your ingredients out. I fill my glass up halfway with water and pour a capful of instant espresso in. Mix it real good. Time to cool it down. Now comes the sweet part. This next step is money. Lordy. If you’re feeling really naughty you can add caramel sauce. Do it. If you’ve been wanting the recipe for the BEST homemade caramel ever then you’re in luck. This is the recipe from my mother in law. It is life changing. Ta-Da! Tag me on Instagram at