My Morning Routine: Keeping it Real

I was reading this article at Nutrition Stripped about how she creates her morning routine because don’t all mothers wish the mornings ran more smoothly? I definitely see room for improvement in mine. Her routine obviously sounds amazing but reading her article I noticed two things: Her morning routine starts at 5:00 a.m. Like intentionally.Continue reading “My Morning Routine: Keeping it Real”

I wish that I could be like the cool moms.

Remember when we were in high school and a bundle of nerves and self consciousness? We’d walk the halls of our school filled with envy, wishing we could be a “cool kid” – to get in with the right crowd and be adored by all. If only we dressed a certain way or could affordContinue reading “I wish that I could be like the cool moms.”

tbt: Halloween through the ages.

With tomorrow being Halloween I thought it would be fun to go through pictures from the kids’ Halloween past. Fun for me at least. This task proved harder than I expected because ALL of my 2009 October pictures had literally vanished from my computer – no idea why. And in my 2010 October folder IContinue reading “tbt: Halloween through the ages.”

Old School Blogging, Vol. 2

I’m back with six more “old school blogging” style questions that I borrowed nicely from Krystyn @ Really, Are You Serious? They dwell mostly in the categories of marriage and family life. Wanna play along? Tell me your answers in the comments below or leave me a link to your blog if you post themContinue reading “Old School Blogging, Vol. 2”

Kindergarten Looks Like: Paper Craft Extreme

Can we talk about BB’s new craft obsession? Every day she painstakingly cuts out little shapes from bits of paper and then assembles them into pictures, coloring in all the little pieces. This is a self portrait of hers that she gave me recently and it’s just one in an ever growing collection of patchworkContinue reading “Kindergarten Looks Like: Paper Craft Extreme”

CLEAN: a look at what exactly defines clean and tidy.

I was thinking about what is considered “clean” this weekend, while attempting to tidy up a bit before having friends over for dinner. “Clean” seems to vary depending on who is doing the cleaning and what the occasion is. Cleaning the stove for me means wiping off all the gunk and maybe pulling out theContinue reading “CLEAN: a look at what exactly defines clean and tidy.”

If your child is alseep, do you cease to exist? A Q&A with my kids.

How much do your kids really know about you? What does your life look like through their eyes? One of my fave bloggers, Amber @ Crappy Pictures was inspired by a new-to me-blogger that I’m loving, Jenn @ Something Clever 2.0 who asked her son to answer some simple questions about her, which she postedContinue reading “If your child is alseep, do you cease to exist? A Q&A with my kids.”

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”