Hi! Welcome to our blog! I’m Calli, wife to Doug and mama to Avery.  Im a lover of holidays, fashion, and all things fun. I believe traveling and celebrating the smallest things are really good for the soul.  Iced coffee and avocado toast are my love language, and I’ve never met a donut I didn’t like.

I met my husband during my junior year of college. After graduating from Davis and Elkins College with a degree in Environmental Science in May 2010; I threw everyone for a loop and bought a flower shop–sorry mom and dad;).  I was fortunate to learn the trade as we transitioned owners. The following December Doug planned the most amazing proposal over the “12 days of Christmas”–my absolute favorite holiday. We were married on a perfect fall day on September 22, 2012. I sold my shop and moved from my hometown to Doug’s–we renovated a tiny apartment at his family’s saw mill. We had always dreamed of a family of our own,  so we were ecstatic to welcome Avery Grace into our family on December 10, 2013. The apartment walls began growing small, so we were able to renovate another small home on 50 acres.  We’ve barely survived two renovations as a married couple and are fortunate enough to be building our dream home on our own slice of heaven.

I’m so glad you found us, and hope you follow along #raisingavery and life in-between.