I've officially started this review 4 times. It just gets too long because I have THAT much to say about this book! If you don't feel like committing to my long explanation here, just know that this book is 1) A Quick Read--we all appreciate that! 2) Extremely Practical--so many real life techniques, not just … Continue reading Love and Logic: A Review
I love to cook, and I love to try new baking things, but often I just don't have the time or energy to invest in something that may or may not turn out well. At this point in my kitchen, there are 3-4 tiny people at all times, so when a recipe includes the word … Continue reading Friday 5: Five Quick Desserts to Impress (or at least just taste really good…)
Games are pretty much the best. We love all types of games: board games, virtual games, good ol' fashioned charades, anything that gets people together and having a good time. But games only go so far when the group begins to grow in size. This summer, we have spent tons of time with our youth … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Favorite Group Games
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
Another week?! Life is going super sonic right now. I know we just did a "kid feature", but now poor Walt is left out, and since his birthday is TOMORROW...we decided to highlight our youngest. It's hard to tangibly capture the personality of a baby, and he doesn't have any great quotes yet (Although my … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Whatabout Walts?
Hank feature! A few weeks ago we shared some of Cora's winning quotes, and this week we wanted to do the same for our Hankasaurus Rex. But as we talked about specific things he's said, we realized there's more of an essence we want to communicate. Hank is Hank to the extreme. In all of … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Times Hank was
Good morning! As I crank out this week's list, I can barely move. Seriously. If you see me this weekend, please don't bump me, I WILL fall over. On Monday I started another bootcamp with my favorite trainer, Stephanie Adkins. I've used her bootcamps before as jumping points, springboards to progress in getting healthy. This … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Too-Good-to-be-True Health Hacks
Rules! Oh yeah, just what you wanted to focus on for a Friday morning! A "house rule" is literally a rule that applies only among a certain group or in a certain place. The addition of tiny people to an environment creates an obvious need for more structure than when the home includes only adults. … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 House Rules that Work For Us
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?!
This week is inspired by our beautiful first born. Y'all, the sass. She is creative and bold and will talk to you aaaaaaaaalllllllllll day if you listen. She loves to learn and work hard, and she often speaks as though she's much older than her actual age of 4 (almost 5). It gets hysterical and … Continue reading Friday Five: 5 Cora Quotes that Make us Think She was born 35