It’s my first time taking part in What’s Up Wednesday, brought to you by  Mel, Sheaffer and Shay. For those new to this link up, inspiration for this post covers a whole lot of ground… Hold on to your hats. What We’re Eating This Week This week we’re having a lot of quick, easy family… Read More


I’d never been this mad at my son. It was a good morning, like any other really, and a preschool day. My son loves his little preschool. He has friends there, he eats great snacks, he gets to play on a playground during good weather, and he presents me with Pinterest-type art projects after each class.… Read More


Hooray for Friday Favorites! It’s time once again for all of the internet to share the things that made our week just a little bit better. And to do a little victory dance. And to get the song “My Favorite Things” stuck in our heads. (Sorry.) So here are a few things I am loving… Read More


My family just had an excellent staycation. We were lucky enough for my husband’s parents and siblings to visit us so that we could vacation from home. And I highly recommend it, especially for: those of you who want to save some money and eliminate costs like flights and hotel stays people who can’t travel… Read More


  I consider myself pretty grounded, but there’s nothing like a stressful day of parenting to make me hurl common sense out the window. It’s true that there were so many things I didn’t understand before I had kids. But even after I’ve had them, there are still plenty of lies I’ve believed—even unintentionally—that were… Read More