Ares · Baking · Cecelia · Holidays · Rosemary · Winter

Sweets and Santa

I just wanted to write a short and sweet post about some of the small, but sweet, holiday happenings around here. As mentioned in my last post, we kept our favorite traditions alive including making gingerbread houses. With the girls getting bigger, this was really a very hands-off project for me. The only thing helpful… Continue reading Sweets and Santa

Ares · Baking · Cecelia · Holidays · Rosemary · siblings · Thanksgiving · Uncategorized · Winter

Nov + Dec 2018

  Happy Holidays! We are in full cozy-mode around here. I don’t know about all of you but I seem to fluctuate daily between experiencing pure joy this Christmas season and also being totally overwhelmed about all the things a parent needs to do and be during the holidays. These feelings seemed to be heightened… Continue reading Nov + Dec 2018

Ares · Cecelia · Fall · Family · Movies · Play dates · Rosemary · siblings · Weekends

September & October 2018

  “Winter is an etching, spring a watercolor, summer an oil painting, and autumn a mosaic of them all.” Fall? What fall? Life is zooming by, and I feel like the seasons aren’t even taking turns right now. Over here we went from 90 to 55, as if the weather saw a state trooper. Now… Continue reading September & October 2018

Ares · CABIN · Cecelia · Family · Mom Life · Motherhood · Rosemary · siblings · sisterhood · Summer · Weekends

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