Much Ado About Nothing


I think my social media fast is sneaking its way into my blogging, because my motivation to sit down and write is becoming less and less as the weeks pass. Don’t get me wrong: the ideas are flowing, but I just find myself wondering what the point is and feeling like everything I post about is lame. I do other things than blog during R’s weekend nap, and when evening rolls around I watch something on Netflix with Jordan and then go to bed early to read.

MTV needs to start a new show about me, is basically what I’m saying. Although I’m not sure viewers could handle this kind of suspenseful programming.

I’m starting a new Bible study through Philippians with some girls from church this week, and our weekends are starting to fill up as we count down the days until Baby Boy makes his arrival. I’m honestly not even nervous about adding a fourth to our family of three. I’m just so darn excited to meet him! My next appointment is next week, where I’ll take my glucose test and enter into the glories of the third trimester, where I wonder with each passing day just how big my stomach can stretch before it pops right open.

In the meantime, I filmed a vlog. I used to do them occasionally, but it’s been a while and I thought it might be fun to mix it up while I try to recover some will to write anything down. Hope you enjoy!

If you can’t see it below, click here to watch on YouTube.

A few notes:
1. The lighting is terrible. This is why I will never be a famous vlogger. Where do all these people get such bright light in their houses? They probably are home in the middle of the day to do vlogs not at 7 at night.

2. The box to my right (your left) is R's convertible carseat box that she uses to color inside. I should have moved it before filming so we don't look like we just have random boxes lying around. Which... actually, nevermind. We do have random boxes lying around.

3. I did not ask Jordan to video bomb me for comedic effect. He did that purely out of the goodness of his heart. He also doesn't know I didn't edit that part out, so.... joke's on him. Ha!


  1. I loved your vlog! I've been wanting to do one lately, but I don't even know what to say. I want to do another social media fast. It was the most refreshing thing in the world.

    1. I go back and forth about just not going back on Instagram ever after this. I probably will, but it's really been so nice to not be on my phone as much. If I don't have a call or text, there's nothing else to look at. It's been really nice. It's harder to self-regulate than to just not go on it altogether, but I do feel somewhat out of the loop!

  2. I've been feeling the same lately on posting- just not motivated!

  3. I love your vlog and the Jordan photobomb is the best!

  4. Glad R went to sleep great without the pacifier. All those vloggers must have fancy light machines in their homes. I actually have a really bright home, since all the walls are white, we only have the one big main room with big windows...but still my videos aren't super bright.

  5. I think there is seasons for it all. I'll be reading whether it's once a week or once a year :)

  6. I love this! We all go through this and thank you for sharing. :)

  7. I love your vlogs! I think you should do the newlywed game with Jordan! That would be so fun.

  8. "It's also bringing in a lot of eyes..." hahaha! I definitely vote yes to the newly wed game with Jordan! I hope going without the paci has continued to go well!

    As for vlog lighting... when I was doing them semi-sort-of-regularly I would do them on Sunday afternoons after we got back from church because I already looked cute and I had good lighting. ;) But it's been a hot minute since I last did a vlog (outside our travel ones).

  9. I was juuust thinking that I haven't done a vlog in years and should probably change that. I've done them so infrequently though that I feel like something really momentous would need to happen to justify me doing one.

    Also, I'm not sure if this is flattering or pathetic, but I was legitimately thinking today about how I felt like I hadn't seen a blog from you in entirely too long. #stalker

  10. Newlywed game! Yes! I love seeing you guys interact. Reminds me a lot of my own relationship.

  11. I found media fasts take the urge to blog out of me too. Just like you, the ideas are there, but a family time, or a book, or something will keep my attention away from opening the lap top. Oh well. It sounds like y'all are having a great time, and that's what matters!

  12. I love the Jordan video bomb. Hahaha! You guys are adorable. A spouse blog would be amazing- lol!
    I'm glad the no-pacifier thing is working out for you guys and R!
    You can bring me donuts any time! :)

  13. I have a love-hate relationship with blogging. Sometimes I just have absolutely nothing I want to talk about!

    More vlogs, please!!

    I had to take my glucose test at 24 weeks because they do a 2-hour test right away instead of the one hour and apparently it has to be done a little earlier?? It's dumb and a long story, but they did say "no news is good news" and it's been two weeks and I haven't heard so...crossing my fingers!

  14. I've been feeling similarly about blogging and just feeling like what I say is self-absorbed or only interesting to me. I took my glucose test last week and failed by 8 points womp womp, so I'm in for the delight that is the 3-hour test tomorrow. AH!

  15. YAY for the pacifier battle being (hopefully) over! Also you and your vitamin story is me EVERY SINGLE TIME I have to take medicine. I'm always questioning myself.

  16. I love vlogs! So fun. But all that donut talk has me craving one now, ha! ;-)

  17. Why didn't you bring me a donut too? Rude.

    Please do not bring me a donut.


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