Five For Friday

I’m just sharing five Instagrams for this Friday. I thought I would have more time to write today, but instead we were crazy busy and this is the first time I’ve even opened my laptop. ...more

Happy Thanksgiving

What Astrid is thankful for today and always….. I’m thankful for family and friends and health, and for the belief that there is more good in the world than bad. Always ....more

Lazy Day

I spent most the day cooking. We are heading to a friend’s house tomorrow as we are still without water in our kitchen. So I cooked and hauled dishes back and forth to the bathroom most of the day ....more

It’s Late

It’s 8:30pm which means it’s super late. Super late. Like I should’ve been in bed an hour ago late ....more


My dad and I spent the day in Duluth. My grandma is still kicking. Well, not really kicking…but still here with us ....more

The AMAs

I’m sitting here with my three kids(and my two cats) watching the American Music Awards. Jed is in the other room watching Fargo or something. He doesn’t love pop and current culture ....more

How To Get A New Kitchen Floor

…have a pipe break under your kitchen floor. Your kitchen floor that doesn’t have a basement under it. ...more

Five For Friday

I’m linking up with Angela again this Friday! ...more

Physical Therapy For A Running Injury

Not much is more humbling than physical therapy. I’ve been in PT for six weeks now. Injured for eight weeks – but it took me almost two weeks to even get to the doctor as I was in complete denial that something was wrong ....more

Kid Update #3

This will be short. She’s turning 13 in exactly two weeks and so I’ve written little about her over the past few years. She has her own Instagram to share her own thoughts and life ....more