When we first bought our house I had David (and his little helper, Jack) build me a raised garden box. I thought it would be so cool to grow our own veggies, and envisioned a perfect little Pinterest scenario. The boys did an outstanding job on the box – David is a super craftsman (all… Read More When A Plan Comes Together
When you think of Disney you think of magical experiences, thrilled and exhausted children (and adults) and all around happiness. Sure, it’s exhausting for the parents, and takes a while to recover from the emptied bank accounts, but it’s worth it, right? Our first trip a couple of years ago was great! The kids loved… Read More Disney…Magical Anxiety
If you’ve read through my blog you may have seen posts on our annual Dead End Halloween party. Each year has it’s unique twist, which makes me sort of hold my breath when the next one rolls around. Well, this year did not disappoint! It was anticipated to be a muggy and wet night, but… Read More Dead Enders And…A Tornado?
7… where have the years gone?! Every birthday with any of my kids is always bittersweet. We are always so proud of how far they have come and are amazed at the little people they are turning out to be. But, my heart also hurts that time is creeping away. As that saying goes, the… Read More Celebrating 7
Logan got to experience something truly magical, something that will forever hold a warm place in all of our hearts. On Monday morning, surrounded by the kindest people, kids and families just like ours, she paddled out into the ocean and surfed. Yes, our sweet little girl who cannot walk yet on her own caught… Read More One Perfect Day, For Sure
Every day I see at least one post about how important is it to take some time for yourself, that self care is not selfish. It’s usually a beautiful picture of a mom at the beach, or the spa, or enjoying a cup of actual hot coffee in a serene setting. For a moment I’m… Read More The Self Care Revolution…I Want In!
Bone broth is always available in our house. It’s either in the fridge, or frozen in mason jars or ice cube trays for easy access. It is liquid gold over here! When we were still searching for answers for Logan I came across the GAPS diet. It’s basically a super intense diet to heal the… Read More Bone Broth
I was going through my emails yesterday, and noticed a promotion from a company that specializes in adaptive equipment for Logan. They had several “must have” adaptive strollers for outdoor use, and I always quickly look at these for several reasons. The main reason is that Logan is almost too big for our trusty Jeep… Read More Are These Really Fair Prices?
Logan has my dream hair. It’s long, thick, shiny, and has those perfect undone curls that turn into those envious beach waves that take forever to perfect. Unfortunately, I have no hair skills. Such a huge disappointment for both of us! I can do a ponytail and simple braids, but that is it! I’ve tried… Read More Sharing Her Locks
My posts have been hijacked by life. There have been so many wonderful things happening, and there have been some not so wonderful things (nothing big, just the usual black cloud of sickness that looms in the winter). I just have not had the time nor energy to sit down and write. Today, it is… Read More Life’s Been Busy…