I wasn’t sure if it would ever happen in my lifetime, but here we are—the proud owners of a brand-new couch! People, I’ve lived on my own (aka, not … Continue readingDeck the Halls…With a New Couch!
This week, we’re hosting our fourth Friendsgiving, which was a tradition that we kind of started by accident but that’s one that we’d love to keep on doing. However, in … Continue readingHow to Roast a Turkey the Night Before + 4 Other Friendsgiving Tips
I think (super scientifically, of course) that there are two main attitudes of parents, and that people tend to favor one end of the spectrum over the other. The first … Continue readingConfession: Raven’s Never Seen Fireworks
Matt and I aren’t so great at getting gifts for each other for any holiday other than Christmas…although this year I did, at least, order him a gift for Father’s … Continue readingHappy Daddy Day
In the hustle of each day, I don’t always take time out to think about my goals as a mother, as a wife, as a friend. Often, I’m just … Continue readingI Want to Be That Mom For You
Back when I was still a regular journaler, there would be stretches of time where so much would happen in a small space of time that I felt too overwhelmed … Continue readingA Photo Dump of the Rest of Easter & Raven’s B-day (aka, the last 2 weekends)
Alternate title: Don’t let these pictures fool you (taking good pictures with a two-year-old is HARD). Honestly, our Easter would have been about as perfect as we could have imagined … Continue readingSome Impromptu Easter Portraits
I’ve never been one to have strong opinions about Valentine’s Day– I’ve never hated the holiday (even on the admittedly rare Valentine’s Day when I was unattached), nor have I … Continue readingWe Believe in a Low-Key Valentine’s Day