My Whole30 | Week 1

My Whole30 | Week 1

I never thought I'd be able to do the Whole30 nor did I have interest in completing it. I mean why would I want to voluntarily give up sugar, carbs, and wine?? The more I thought about and researched it, I realized did want to do it because it would be good for me. But [...]

Overcoming overwhelm

I've been wanting to write this post for a bit now and I finally found some time tonight. So welcome -- here's a little update of life in the Torres household. Both Eric and I are trying to find a "new normal." Figuring out schedules and how to best support each other in this season. [...]


At the beginning of 2017 I was challenged: unplug. I've "unplugged" before, but mostly out of force. We were traveling in another country and didn't have access to reliable wifi. So maybe that isn't exactly unplugging. Because any change I could, I was searching for a connection. I was thinking about all that I was [...]


Yall, I'm feeling it this week. Pressure to keep it all together. Pressure to be everything for everyone. Pressure to check every single item off my to do list. Pressure to show up. Pressure to keep moving forward. It can be a lot. Pressure can feel like the weight of the world. And sometimes I [...]

My self love journey

Happy Valentine's Day, friend! There have been years where this was the best day ever and also some where this wasn't my fave. Regardless, I love all the love ❤ I am blessed to have so much love in my life, but it got me thinking about a unique type of love: self love. This is a [...]