Running Songs of the Week: Week 1

January 17, 2014

So guess what? I started running again. Even more amazing, I am not blasting my runs all over social media. GASP {Did they really happen?} But it just happened that I came back in January. It wasn’t a resolution to lose weight or whatever. It was just timing. I started running early fall again and […]

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The Story of Nighttime Potty Training

January 15, 2014

That title is a lie. “Training” implies that we did something when actually we did the opposite. Landon was easy to potty train. You can read all about that here. we waited until he was ready, slapped him in underoos and he did it. There were accidents here and there but it went so well, […]

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The Morning

January 13, 2014

I woke him up this morning. He buried his head in the covers and said “the light is TOO BRIGHT”. He didn’t want it to be a school day, he said. I picked out his clothes and just laid them on the bed. It was going to be a struggle. {why couldn’t he sleep in […]

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That Time I Made a Bolo Tie Out of Office Supplies

January 10, 2014

Did you hear? Today is Bolo Tie Friday. For you non-football people, Phillip Rivers has worn a bolo tie at the last several away games for the San Diego Chargers. They have won every time. They are in the playoffs and play this weekend. So Chargers’ fans have designated today Bolo Tie Friday. Backstory: I […]

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The Little Things

January 10, 2014

We have been in the new house 2 months now. Every box is unpacked. We have decorated and un decorated for Christmas. We LIVE here now and oh how I love it. Every time I get a chance to stop and take it all in, I just smile. Yes, we constantly have projects on the […]

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TECHically Speaking: So you want to cut cable?

January 7, 2014

It’s new years! Everybody is donning their Lulu Lemon pants and hitting the gym, making one word resolutions and organizing their coat closets. YIPPEE. {But seriously, I get a little tingly in the seasonal section at Target full of storage stuff. Is it hot in here?} Right along side these resolution lists, the credit card […]

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How to One Up Flipgram in Minutes {Tutorial}

January 6, 2014

I said before that I did our 2013 video in the matter of hours on a whim. I showed it to family on Christmas. Much joy to be had but ever since then, it’s bugged me. It’s too damn long. For grandparents, they WANT to linger on those shots more…so I made it slower….and LOOOOONNNNGGGG. […]

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Our 2013

December 25, 2013

On Christmas Eve Eve, I had the brilliant idea that I should make a year in review video. You know…when you just have NOTHING else to do. Idiot. But I have to say I pretty much pulled this together in a few hours to share with the family on Christmas. So here is our year…through […]

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Toddler Dinners: Don’t Sweat Every Meal

December 13, 2013

At Ollie’s 15 month appointment, the pediatrician was asking her standard developmental questions of him and instead of asking how he did eating she asked “does he have 1 good meal a day?”. I chuckled. She is a mom of 2 now too. She knows asking how a toddler is eating is opening yourself up […]

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Grinds My Gears

December 12, 2013

Whoever told my child that “jeans will fall off”. I think this happened at preschool when someone’s pants were too big. Now he refuses jeans because they will fall off. UGH. People complaining about all they have to do for the holidays when they are the one putting it on themselves. Not all kids need […]

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