We. Are. Tired {first half week of school}

It's Wednesday and the exhaustion has set in. The first week of school is always the hardest, but this year, this year is kicking some serious ass. We are happy, we are having fun, but we are very, very tired.Today drop off was a breeze, but it was early release and before I knew it, I had to be back to pick up Mac for kinder pick up ....more

Back to School we go

Summer ends tonight. As we try, in vain, to get the kids to sleep before midnight, the Hubbs and I will mourn the passing of Summer. It doesn't seem possible that we are headed back to school tomorrow ....more

"Mommy, play with me" {A mother's secret}

Playing Barbies or Shopkins or whatever the Hell my kids are collecting these days is not my favorite. I know, I know, I'm a horrible person. Believe me, and trust me when I say, I love my kids ....more

Raising Good Humans {It's what Jesus would fricken do!}

Not to toot my own horn or anything, but I've done really well with my temper this summer. I guess I can thank slow mornings, an entirely different work schedule, and no school for that. I'm more relaxed, and my children have noticed ....more

Our Back to School Breakfast {Not even a little Pinnable}

It is that time of year again. Summer is coming to a close and mothers everywhere are pinning ideas on how to send their children off to school the right way. Scrapbook paper apples and banners welcoming the new school year are filling my feeds on Facebook and Instagram ....more

Cleaning and baking {trying new things}

I cleaned my house last week. When I say cleaned, I mean I spent the better part of a Sunday and Tuesday cleaning out closets and filling trash bags with old toys for Goodwill. I hate to clean, in fact it usually infuriates me ....more

Changing Faces {The thing about quitting}

I read an online article the other day about quitting the blog life. I read it because the thought has crossed my mind a few times. Presented as a series, part one was about a blogger who quit blogging after eight years and more importantly to me, a book deal ....more

Gluten Free Ice Cream Cake {The Easy Way}

What happens when your Gluten Free Girl asks for your traditional Fourth of July ice cream cake you've been making for the past three years?...more

This is What Sumemer Looks Like

Summer looks like... Ice cream all over our faces. Lunching on different kinds of sandwiches ....more

Five on Friday {seven twenty four}

Five things I'm loving this Friday... ONE: Amy Schumer. This movie ....more