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 recentĀ road tripĀ home to Chicago to see family. Below are some… Continue reading Life Lately via iPhone

Amies · Cecelia · Instagramming · Play dates · Rosemary · Weekends · Winter

The 12 Dates of Christmas (Part II)

What a holiday season it has been! I can’t believe tomorrow is Christmas (and I REALLY can’t believe my shopping is done and holiday cards are out.) Below is the second half of my alleged“12 Dates of Christmas.” Date #7: Christmas Tree Shopping! Ok, so we actually have a perfectly sized artificial tree at home.… Continue reading The 12 Dates of Christmas (Part II)

Cecelia · Play dates · Rosemary · Winter


Typically January is a tough month. As a stay-at-home parent, I usually bundle up, hunker down, resort to indoor activities, inhale large portions of hearty comfort, and wish that I lived some place where the air doesn’t hurt my face.       I am going on record to say that this January has not been bad. Frightfully cold for a few… Continue reading January

Cecelia · Instagramming · Play dates · Rosemary · Summer

Summer, ice cream, and best friends! (via iPhone)

      The past couple of weeks have been filled with a lot of good things. First of all, Sarah and Will came up for another visit. We visited a couple of parks, strolled around a lake, trolled the farmers market, made lots of yummy meals together, and let the kids play until they passed out.… Continue reading Summer, ice cream, and best friends! (via iPhone)