love thursday: filled to the brim

The other day we laid Baby Blueberry down in the pack and play which is serving as a make shift crib in our living room and MM came in the room, looked around and seemed to panic. “Where’s the baby?” he immediately wanted to know – which shows you how rarely she is not inContinue reading “love thursday: filled to the brim”

love thursday: mother love

I don’t think I understood what love was before him – what it truly meant and how powerful the emotion really was. It can be all consuming and blow you over like a leaf in the wind – but it can also just wash over you like a cool breeze, making all the crazy aroundContinue reading “love thursday: mother love”

love thursday: mementos, memories and marriage

the “love mug” – a favorite memento from my wedding: August 5, 2006 The centerpieces at our wedding were one of many examples of slightly non-traditional but totally us things from our wedding. We filled each mug with a bag of chocolate cake in a mug dry ingredients, a bookmark with the details of ourContinue reading “love thursday: mementos, memories and marriage”

The Things I Want To Teach Her

Apparently I’m having a baby. I mean, I know I’m having a baby but you know sometimes it just sort of occurs to you like you maybe hadn’t really really realized it before? That comes in waves for me, this understanding that in a couple months I will be a mother of two. That I’llContinue reading “The Things I Want To Teach Her”

Aloha Friday: Nothing Says “I Love You” Like Burritos and Candy Apples

It’s time for another Aloha Friday, the day that you take it easy and look forward to the weekend, in Hawaii and blog land anyway. As you should know by now, over at An Island Life, Kailani decided that on Fridays she would take it easy on posting and ask a simple question for youContinue reading “Aloha Friday: Nothing Says “I Love You” Like Burritos and Candy Apples”

Only John Mayer's Songs Can Ever Take Away This Chill

Sometimes I feel sad in the winter even when I’m happy. Nothing bad is happening – it’s like a phantom ache, the memories of winter past are enough. I can still feel that familiar pang of unwanted change – love ending, autumn ending, the first snow meaning little more than a bone numbing chill, waitingContinue reading “Only John Mayer's Songs Can Ever Take Away This Chill”

Thursday Thirteen: Dedicated To The Man I Love

Tomorrow is my husband’s birthday so I’m dedicating this week’s Thursday Thirteen to him – Happy Birthday EVE, dh! Thirteen Things I Love About My Husband I love that he makes me coffee or tea every morning before leaving for work – he knows exactly how I take it and almost always makes the perfectContinue reading “Thursday Thirteen: Dedicated To The Man I Love”

What Keeps Me Up At Night : John Mayer's Love Life

*Disclaimer* After spending the majority of my lunch today worrying that any one of the celebrities mentioned in this post might be googling themselves and come across this blog, I became concerned that they might be insulted by my humor, get their feelings hurt, poke an eye out, that kind of thing. I’d like toContinue reading “What Keeps Me Up At Night : John Mayer's Love Life”

todays post #3: Why I Love To Blog, Revisited, in Top 5 Style

Supernanny Where Are You? wants to know – why do you LOVE to blog – name your Top 5 Reasons for extra credit, and by that I mean, just do it already, I don’t really have to explain how to list your Top 5 Reasons you LOVE to blog, do I? Really? Okay, well :Continue reading “todays post #3: Why I Love To Blog, Revisited, in Top 5 Style”