As these boys get older, I’ve noticed two things happening:
1) They get busier with everything from organized sports to time with friends.
2) They eat more all the time.
The boys’ baseball schedules kept us so busy earlier this summer, and I struggled to keep up with meals (and laundry, but maybe that’s an entirely different post).… Read More
Summer means sunshine, barbeques, and “bring a dish.” If people want me to bring a dip, I bring Buffalo Chicken Dip. Because buffalo sauce. If I’m asked to bring a salad, I lean toward “weird” ones, like ramen salads. And if the hosts request a dessert, I panic.… Read More
I don’t quite remember how I came across Bloom. Deep in mid-summer-break, I thought to myself, “Why yes! I’d love to better handle the squabbling and my patience with these two boys.” So I ordered it, it arrived, and I read it rather quickly.… Read More
I’ve been all about self-care as of late. Sometimes it’s hard to fit it in or find the balance between caring for myself and caring for my family, work, the dog, the chickens, friends, the yard, and so on. But I’ve found when I make the time to take care of myself, I do a better job at taking care of others.… Read More
I love spring—for a really selfish reason. I mean, the warmer temps, the flowers blooming, the birds chirping, and the general happy feeling are all great.
But the best part about spring? Is my birthday. I love my birthday. I love the whole feeling of being a year older.… Read More
We had an epic summer, but now fall is here, and we’re so happy. Even if it’s still hot some days. We spend a lot of time outside. Between the boys sports, summer vacation at the beach, day outings at our local state park and lake, time spent in the yard kicking the soccer ball, trips to the playground and the local pool, we were outside a lot during the summer.… Read More