In April 2013, Matt and I made a decision that completely changed our lives. It will also change our future and our children’s lives. You know what it was? To never charge another item on a credit card. To never even HAVE another credit card. To never finance another item, not even a car, again. … Continue reading Money Talk
80 Day Obsession may be over but I’m still so obsessed!!! Also, it may have taken me closer to 100 days, but whatevs. Seriously though, what a good chunk of my life. I already feel homesick for it! I think maybe two or three months before I started this program, I tried its introduction (A … Continue reading Still Obsessed
It’s funny, I’ve been trying to remember a certain tea I used to drink back when I was working the evening shift at Hastings. I finally remembered when we got to Emmy’s ballet recital and I realized the title of the Ballet was Comfort and Joy, which just so happens, was the name of my … Continue reading Comfort and Joy
Many of our friends and family know that Rose has been on a Gross Motor Skill journey. One that she didn’t really care to be on at all, and one that we have been very ambivalent about. But at 17 months, Ladies and Gentlemen-- we have a crawler! We’d heard all the talk about fourth … Continue reading WE HAVE A CRAWLER!
I knew the holiday today was already going to feel a little off since Matt is sleeping days and working nights. We celebrated with half the family last weekend and will celebrate with the other half this weekend so I was already mostly prepared to be doing nothing today. Still so weird to look outside … Continue reading Thanksgiving 2018
The word home is strange for me, especially if it’s quiet and I really stop and think about it. Just a sec, I’m going to run home and change... home is where my clothes are. The kids will be home from school at 3:25…home is where our mail comes. We’re going to stay home all … Continue reading Home
Life is beautiful, we so often say. And isn’t it though, generally speaking? When babies are born – so beautiful, we say. A new life is beautiful. Look at the sunrise. Look at the sunset. A man died yesterday at the age of 98. He had a long, beautiful life, they said. What a beautiful … Continue reading PROLOGUE