I’m linking up with Leigh Kramer to share some of the things I’ve been into this month. This is a great opportunity to fangirl all over the place about what you’ve been reading, watching, listening to – or to give said things a harsh critique when necessary. Here’s how the month shook out for me. Reading Right now I’m reading three different books which is actually kind … Continue reading What I’m Into (July 2015)
Hard to believe that the end of July is upon us! It’s been a busy month – it always is when we travel. I’m linking up with Emily Freeman to share a few things I learned this month, on the road and otherwise. Silly or serious. There are no rules here really except to document what you’ve learned and share. My in-laws taught Dan and … Continue reading 6 Things I Learned In July.
The kids started their second session of swim lessons on Monday, just a few days after arriving home from our summer vacation. Monday was a little bit of a culture shock for me, diving back into our world of organized, scheduled activities but the kids didn’t skip a beat, eager and excited to see who their teachers would be and get back in that pool! … Continue reading swim lessons, take two.
We drove from Wisconsin to Hershey Park in one day – by the skin of our teeth, arriving at the hotel at 11:45pm. Then we drove from Pennyslvania to Massachusetts, visited as many family members and friends as we could before driving back to Wisconsin again four days later. Like any road trip vacation, there were awesome memories and less awesome memories, too. Here are some … Continue reading Summer Vacation 2015: Cheers & Jeers
One of our new favorite family card games: Aquarius. Simple enough that the 5 year old can play – and kids can play without supervision / help. Quick enough that you won’t completely lose your cool patience. The most beautiful take on a dominoes style game I’ve ever seen. Continue reading ww: game night
Ramen noodles with a chicken broth, Soy sauce, sesame oil, minced garlic, oyster sauce, and a bit of salt/sugar, shiitake mushrooms, pork belly and soft boiled eggs. Notes: I don’t think I’ve ever had soft boiled eggs but they are my new favorite thing and actually pretty easy to make! Obsessed with my bowls? I got them at World Market. With these soup spoons. Continue reading Ramen Upgraded.
The internet has been good to us lately. I’ve gotten to feel all the feels, laugh uproariously and nod my head in commiseration. Here’s the best stuff I’ve read: This review at Life in the Circus for Lilla Rose hair products has me supremely intrigued. Who wants to buy me some so I can step up my hair care game? This post by Sarah Bessey … Continue reading Link Love: Vol. 12
I feel like I blinked and it was Friday. I had a fairly busy week but it went by at lightning speed. While I eat my breakfast as slooooowwwwwllllly as possible compensate, here are some terrifically geeky things to read online this week: The Doctor Who Season 9 trailer is here! 5 things to do before passing on fake news on social media. parents read … Continue reading Weekly Geekly: July 10, 2015
I’ve been struggling to come up with stuff to write about this month, trying to somehow dream up “the perfect post” to write about – waiting for something momentous to happen and for me to have taken gorgeous pictures of. But sometimes we don’t need momentous and gorgeous. Sometimes we just want to touch base. To throw on a comfy sweater, grab a cuppa and … Continue reading Coffee Date: What’s new?