Ares · Cecelia · Chicago · Family · Father's Day · Instagramming · Motherhood · Rosemary · Spartan Race · Summer · Weekends

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… Continue reading Halfway through summer!

Family · Just Joe · Spartan Race · Sporting Events · Summer · Weekends

MN Spartan Sprint ’17

Yowza! Yesterday I got to watch my beastly husband run the MN Spartan Sprint down in Welch Village. My sib-in-laws were total rock stars and watched our kids for us while I accompanied Joe to his race in the morning. We met up with them later and Cece and her cousin Michaela even ran the kid race together! I… Continue reading MN Spartan Sprint ’17

Cecelia · Chicago · Family · Holidays · Play dates · Winter

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… Continue reading Life Lately via iPhone

Family · Thanksgiving

Life Lately… and Thankfulness!

Good morning! I’m going to attempt a little combination post of what’s been happening with us lately in addition to a few words of thankfulness in there with Thanksgiving being tomorrow and all.   Earlier in November, my sister flew in to visit for a few days and (as I suspected), we had a smashing… Continue reading Life Lately… and Thankfulness!

Family · Photography

Family Pictures 2016… and news!

                  Holiday greetings from our family! We took our Christmas card photos weeks ago (back in October) in an extremely successful 10 minutes session by Joe’s cousin Ashley (THANK YOU, ASHLEY!!!) I’ve been dying to share photos, not just because I love sharing pictures, but so I can… Continue reading Family Pictures 2016… and news!

Cecelia · Family · Halloween · Rosemary

Halloween Candy Houses

  Happy almost-Halloween! Cece recently had a four-day weekend and we kept busy for most of it. However, on Monday we relaxed around the house and I managed to facilitate a small Halloween project for the girls.       During the Christmas season, making gingerbread houses is one of our favorite things to do. I figured we… Continue reading Halloween Candy Houses