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learning to run

Almost exactly a year ago I went shopping with Kohl’s cash and picked up a pair of Nike’s. My thought was that maybe this time I could start running and things would be different than the last 20 times I tried to start running. I […]

extreme spinning is not for me

extreme spinning is not for me

This week was a crazy ride. After finishing the first season of Grace and Frankie on Netflix I decided that we have definitely been doing home decor wrong, also I can’t wait to be 70. If you haven’t seen the show I recommend you check […]

the only pets we have are flushable

You may remember an earlier post about the possibility of a family pet, we really wanted a dog but would settle for a cheetah. Unfortunately for everyone involved Conner seems to be extremely allergic to dogs, and cats, and pretty much anything with fur that […]

When Shit Hits the Fan: A Tale of Friendship

When Shit Hits the Fan: A Tale of Friendship

Well, if you want to know what is new in our house these last couple of weeks I would have to say it is Tillie’s potty training routine. Now that she has turned two I can finally see the light at the end of the […]

Tillie Boo Boo

Tillie Boo Boo

So… while we were out in Colorado a few weeks ago Tillie had her second birthday and we were very, very lucky to get to celebrate with our in town family. One of the amazing presents Tillie received was this adorable flamingo dress from my […]

The Beach Revisited

The Beach Revisited

Anyone out there who is still reading the occasional post I put out on this blog may remember my post from last summer about the beach. Last summer beach visits were rough, not so much for the kids, but for the parents lugging them around it […]

Loose Teeth

Loose Teeth

This week marked a pretty important milestone for Conner, after weeks of wiggling and waiting his very first loose tooth came out while he was eating a bowl of cereal. Now let me tell you, for a five year old loose teeth bring with them […]

the flu has landed…

the flu has landed…

Hey Y’all, I am blogging here today from the land of the influenza infected, just in case you’re not familiar, allow me to paint a picture for you. We woke up early Thursday morning to the sound of an unhappy Tillie, groggily responding to her […]

Antler Canvas DIY

Antler Canvas DIY

At my new job I work on a floor that has some serious, serious cubicle decor going on. No kidding, you should see the way my coworkers decorate, they’re AMAZING. I joke that they should sell tickets to let the other floors in the building […]

Tillie the Queen of Toddlerhood

Tillie the Queen of Toddlerhood

I would like to take a moment to briefly pop in here and talk about Tillie‚Äôs sudden onset of toddlerhood. For her first year I thought she was going to be my calm kid, my go with the flow and cause minimal trouble kid. Actually […]