2018 Holiday Happenings

  Hello, hello! The new year is officially here and the holidays are OVA! (And our elf has flown back away to the North Pole… don’t have to worry about him hiding in the refrigerator and scaring me first thing in the morning). Once I document all of our holiday happenings, I’ll be all caught…

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…

So long, 2017!

High five! We made it through 2017! This past year has been brought to you by large cups of coffee and sizable glasses of wine (I mean, consumed responsibly and all, because nursing). It’s been a crazy and eventful year in the world and also in our home. I hope you were able to find…

Thanksgiving 2017

  Hi, friends! I hope everyone’s December is off to a merry (and not to stressy) start. Before I start posting all the holly jolly hoopla, I want to back up and get Thanksgiving recorded in the books because it turned out to be a special one. After spending the last 9 Thanksgivings in Minnesota,…

Halfway through summer!

The midpoint of summer has arrived and although I feel like we’ve done so much, I know there’s still more  to squeeze in! Above is a photo of Rosie borrowing her friend’s motorcycle and riding into summer like the coolest cat you’ve ever seen. Here is everything that’s gone on so far and the photographic proof…

March via iPhone

Hello! It’s spring! (Or so I’m told. I’ll believe it when I see it/feel it/stop shivering/see the sun/etc.) We are only about six weeks away from welcoming baby no. 3 which means that I have been tired, scatterbrained, and not really blogging. (But I totally think about blogging all the time… that counts for something,…

Life Lately via iPhone

Good morning! Have you found yourself as joyful as Rosie in a swing on a snowy day? (Me neither. Because January, right?) Although it is currently the coldest and crummiest part of winter, my heart is still warm and fuzzy from the holidays and my recent road trip home to Chicago to see family. Below are some…

2016 in Review

I hope your new year is off to a bangin’ start! (I was in bed by 10 pm on New Year’s Eve and I wouldn’t have it any other way.) I’ve been scheming and dreaming of ways to make this new year great and I’m hoping to record most of it here. As per usual…

Showering Robbyn & Jay!

The wedding festivities have officially been kicked off! This weekend I traveled (solo!) to Illinois to help throw a classy Mexican beach themed shower for my sister and her fiance. Thank you all so much to everyone who came and helped celebrate such a silly, special, (and ridiculously good-looking) couple. I know deep in my…

Snow, Snuggles, and Swimming

Hey, all! It’s been a couple weeks since a post, but I’m happy to report that life is good and January is almost over! Is that glass-half-full thinking or what? Our activities were low-key during the middle of this month. We only got out of our PJs when it was truly necessary. Like when we…