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July + August 2018

Oh hey! I just wanted to quick pop in and do a July and August recap now that it’s nearly September and the 2/3 of the kids in this house will be in school in less than two weeks. So, let’s go back to the 4th of July! We lived that good cabin life with… Continue reading July + August 2018

Ares · Cecelia · Motherhood · Photography · Rosemary

Mamahood at it’s Shiniest

Back at the beginning of summer, I took my own advice and I got in some photos with my kids! We had a mini session with Patty Schmitt Photography. The girls got to have an epic dress up experience and everyone cooperated for twenty minutes of photos. Best Mother’s Day gift I’ve given myself ever!… Continue reading Mamahood at it’s Shiniest

Ares · Cecelia · Chicago · Father's Day · Play dates · Rosemary · Vacation

Just June

We are a third of the way through Summer ’18! (Say it’s not so!) I’m happy to say that we’ve been definitely soaking up the warmth, checking things off our bucket list left and right, and just generally enjoying barefoot life, playgrounds, splashpads, the library, dance classes, extra ice cream, extra sunlight, and all that… Continue reading Just June

Anniversary · Ares · CABIN · Cecelia · Date Nights · Motherhood · Rosemary · Spring · Weekends

The Marvelous Month of May

“May, more than any other month of the year, wants us to feel most alive.” -Fennel Hudson Well, hi again! I’m on a blogging roll this week and today I might (just might) finally get one of my monthly happenings blog posts complete in a timely manner. So! May! How great was that? It’s been… Continue reading The Marvelous Month of May

Ares · Celebrating · Family

Ares’s First Birthday Fiesta!

Happy first birthday Ares! We celebrated our little man’s numero uno birthday yesterday with a Cinco de Mayo fiesta! I don’t think you can say you’ve experienced a truly crazy Cinco de Mayo until you have hosted a first birthday at your house for tons of little kids complete with cupcakes, a waterslide, and general… Continue reading Ares’s First Birthday Fiesta!

Ares · Cecelia · DIY · Dogs · Domestic Learnings · Eternal Winter · Resolutions · Rosemary · The Whole 30 · Winter

Jan + Feb 2018

Hi there! We are two months into 2018 and for the most part, I’m liking it. It has been a lot of time indoors, a lot of shoveling (thanks, Joe!), washing off germs, and much cozying up by the fireplace. As it happens every year, I’m anxious to leave winter behind and move onto spring.… Continue reading Jan + Feb 2018