So, sometime in April, this blog was added to the Top Mommy Blogs directory. And I did not really explain what that meant. At all. I’ll explain it now: Top Mommy Blogs is a free directory of popular mom blogs with reviews and ratings by readers. The site also contains a community forum for moms & mom bloggers. There… Continue reading About this “Top Mommy Blogs” business
Last year, when Cece turned one, we were so lucky to get her one-year photos done on her actual birthday, which I thought was super cool. (And I was crazy about the pictures!) With so much going on, I didn’t take any pictures on her birthday this year, except right before bedtime while we were playing outside.… Continue reading Hey, beautiful!
I want to take a moment to share the information about my Dad’s benefit which now has a set date and details. By now, I think everyone is aware that my dad and our family is going through a tremendously difficult and unreal time right now. I can’t thank everyone enough for the kind words, thoughts, and… Continue reading YU-EN For the Fight: A Benefit for Michael Yuen
Since I may not post on Thanksgiving day, I just wanted to make a little mention of the things I am so very thankful for this year: I am thankful for my handsome husband. He still gives me a hug and a kiss every day he comes home from work. He cracks me up… Continue reading A Few Words of Thanks
She’s not really a baby anymore, is she? Time flies, that’s all I know.
On this gloomy Friday morning, we dropped a dear friend off at the airport. EARLY. It was dark still for two hours after we arrived back home. The rain and the overripe bananas in the kitchen inspired an inpromptu banana pancake breakfast. I love banana pancakes. The remind me of home. And luckily, this… Continue reading “I’ll make you banana pancakes, pretend like it’s the weekend now…”
I know I’m late to the party, but I just got my behind on the pinterest bandwagon. Holy buckets. Where was this pinning business when I was wedding planning? Or pregnant? Or house hunting? Gah! So, now I keep staying awake far past my bedtime PINNING on my little boards! For clothes, recipes, home improvement ideas, baby things, etc…
What. A. Year. LOTS of babies born. Lots of changes. So many good memories. Here’s a few of my favorites: I kicked off the year with trying to be as busy as possible while five months pregnant by taking on an editorial internship at Minnesota Monthly while working full-time at American Girl. I have no… Continue reading 2011 was pretty good to us
We were weekend warriors. In addition to some long walks around the lake, a trip to the dog park, and a Target run, we also picked up a new computer (after much deliberation). It might not sound like a super full weekend, but when toting around a five-week-old baby, it was productivity of the highest… Continue reading Technology upgrades