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 I found no pictures of BB’s costume at all. Luckily I … Continue 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 them there. 1. How did your husband pop the big question? The … Continue reading Old School Blogging, Vol. 2

Visiting Metropolis: Home of Superman

I owe a major thank you to the friend who said, “Oh if you are driving through Southern Illinois, make sure you stop in Metropolis.” You mean like Superman, Metropolis? Like that’s a real place? She assured me it was quite real and gave me the skinny that I’m going to give you now. Metropolis Illinois is a small town in southern Illinois that loves … Continue reading Visiting Metropolis: Home of Superman


My daughter is obsessed with this necklace which belongs to a good friend of ours who always lets her wear it while we meet up for coffee or a walk. The lighting was very much working against me at the coffee shop this morning but I tried to make it look intentional. I ca’t decide if I like it or if I think it looks … Continue reading Bling.