Browsing Category

LIVE

  • MAMA’S HOLIDAY GIFT GUIDE 2016

    Derek has traveled a lot more this year for work. Which meant a lot less sleep for me. Which meant I wished so badly to like the taste of coffee. Which…

  • MYA’S NATURE PARTY

    Mya loves all living things… including bugs. I don’t know how it happened with me as her mother, but she has no fear of any insect or arachnid. A couple months…

  • MYA MARIE: 4 YEARS

    Mya just turned 4. FOUR. But more like 4 going on 34. I swear she is more mature than I at times. The other day in the Costco parking lot, I…

  • CURRENTLY…

    We have some major catching up to do, so we’re just going to dive right in… I’m currently… All emotional about Leah’s Baptism. There are so many moments throughout my day…

  • FATHERS’ DAY GIFT GUIDE

    Derek’s headed to Colorado for a hiking trip with his brothers over Fathers’ Day weekend. I’m definitely happy that he’s finally able to get in some guy time– we all know…

  • KID DECOR: GRAPHIC ACCENT WALLS

    We’re spring cleaning over here. Mya loves cleaning and organizing (and I’m hoping this continues until… forever.) Her most recent job is going through all her little things in her room…

  • KIDS in the KITCHEN

    Every day around 3:00, Mya starts saying things like “Where’s Daddy?”, “When is Daddy coming home?”, “I miss Daddy,” “Mama, I’m so sick and tired of looking at your mug all day.”…

  • MOTHERS’ DAY GIFT GUIDE

    Mothers’ Day is May 8th– less than a month away! Luckily for Derek and the girls, they don’t need to buy me any of these things. I’ll be happy if they…

  • CLASSIC EGG SALAD

    We have nothing profound here, people. And my cooking friends (and mother!) are going to roll their eyes on this post because it’s just egg salad. But sometimes we (or maybe just…

  • CURRENTLY…

    Making a “Mya Spy” (I Spy) book. The plan is to take pictures with Mya of all her favorite things and then create a book on Shutterfly. We still have more to do, but we’ve had…

  • CURRENTLY…

    Happy weekend! Thank all that is holy– it is the weekend! And this weather! Uh-mazing! Since we have given up any hopes of building a snowman this year, we’re ready for…

  • CURRENTLY…

    Oh hey there. I saw this “currently” idea on one of my favorite food blogs– Gimme Some Oven— and I thought I’d try it out. And since the whole “weekly randoms” has…