Oh my goodness. My sweet baby girl. She's 5! Something about being a whole hand makes her seem definitively, unquestionably a kid and NOT a baby. NOT a toddler. NOT little in any way. And I'm not sad. I need to correct this, because I think I've communicated this pseudo-sadness to some people. Because I'm … Continue reading She’s 5, and I’m not sad!
I LOVE pineapples. I love the taste, the look, but especially the legend of their meaning. I didn't always love them. In fact, I don't think I liked them at all until I was an adult. My dad was super allergic so, understandably, we never had them in the house. I think I had a … Continue reading Pineapple Passion
Last night I spent less than 2 hours in my own bed. Between the oldest needing someone to snuggle her, Hankasaurus Rex wanting a drink of water every two hours (I did leave the cup with him!), and the baby needing to be held in the rocking chair (he is the WORST at teething) it … Continue reading i carry your heart (i carry it in my heart)
One of my favorite movie characters of all time is Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader. His transition from child slave, to Jedi Apprentice, then Jedi Master knight, and ultimately Dark Lord of the Sith plays out the way I think it would happen to many people who discover they have the ability to force choke anyone that … Continue reading Completely Dad
Who doesn't love a road trip?! Jeff and I have always LOVED driving together! Inspired by our trip to OKC last weekend, here's some reasons why! 1) The Jams Jeff is the ultimate DJ. He makes fantastic Spotify playlists (or old school iPod playlists). You should really check out some of his different ones. Sometimes … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Reasons We Love Roadtrips!
Man! This whole writing-consistently-thing is harder than we thought! And we missed our first Friday 5! Oh well, getting HERE, right? So here's a brief update on the 30 Day Challenge we gave ourselves for May, as well as some explanations for why the blog got bumped down the priority list. 30 DAY CHALLENGE!--We said … Continue reading Where we at?!
I really do love to cook. I enjoy the prep, the process, the colors of the food, the sounds of sizzling, the tantalizing smells. I'm not an expert, but I love to learn new methods and to use valuable tools. I've tried tons of gadgets and gotten rid of tons of gadgets. I love simplicity … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Kitchen Favorites
Who's ready for a life change?! Simple. Minimal. I'm loving the new movement to embrace less as more. Tiny houses? I would LOVE to live in one someday. Seriously! If it was just me and the hubs, in a heartbeat. Although I think I'll need one with traditional plumbing. Composting toilets is where I draw the … Continue reading KonMari and Me: The Prep