Life Lately

Reading I’m trying to read Hillbilly Elegy, but I find I’m not looking forward to reading it each night, so it’s takingย me a while to get into it. Having had this happen before many times, it usually means I will most likely abandon ship…

April 6, 2017

Books I’ve been reading

It’s been a while since I did a book round-up, and even longer since I used that graphic! Let’s see, I set a goal in January on Goodreads to read 13 books this year. So far, I’ve read 5ย so I think I’m doing pretty…

April 4, 2017

Bookmark Dump: Sesame Street, Mediocre Lives, & Best Bakeries

This week seemed to go by fast. Come to think of it, the entire month seemed to fly. It snowed a little on Tuesday, and rained on Wednesday. We so needed the moisture, our grass is already getting a little greener just from those…

March 31, 2017

March Bluum Box: 16 months

This month’s Bluum Box was a surprise, I didn’t choose the products. Mainly because I never have any idea when to log in to pick so I must have missed the deadline. That’s okay though, because I was pleasantly surprised with this box. This…

March 30, 2017

My new motto: “Whatever it takes!”

Let’s see, I’m about 16 months into this thing called parenthood and it didn’t take me this long to actually REALIZE this…it only took me this long to come up with my new clever motto: “Whatever it takes!” I think I’ll get a tattoo…

March 29, 2017

Our first Bumble Brain Box! And a coupon code for you.

Bumble Brain Box is a monthly subscription box for newborns through toddlers (0-3 years) with activities to help your baby learn and grow! Did you know up to 90% of brain development happens during the ages of 0 to 5? Each box includes a…

March 28, 2017

Bookmark Dump: Easter egg fillers, the office candy dish, and pugs!

As I write this (Thursday afternoon) we’re getting weather reports to expect snow Friday, so I really hope we actually get some! I’m going to make a copycat Panera broccoli cheese soup recipe in bread bowlsย regardless of the weather, though it would be more…

March 24, 2017

Lachlan’s first haircut

He needed a haircut badly, but I kept pushing it off because I just didn’t want to get rid of those sweet baby curls! His hair was falling into his eyes, he had developed this sorta cute baby mullet, but damn, those curls were…

March 22, 2017