Rare Bird {book review}

I must be in a memoir and memoir-style mood. After reading the fictionalized memoir of Ernest Hemingway’s first wife, I read a very real memoir by a good friend who lost her 12-year old son Jack in a freak accident. Anna is the writer behind...more

Project 365 {week 34}

Our last week of summer schedule. August 17: Lazy Sunday is lazy August 18: homemade blueberry muffins with blueberries picked from grandpa and grandma’s house = 2 thumbs up! August 19: back to school hair cuts ....more

Back to School Supply Crazy

It’s back to school time, yo. Some of you are doing the Snoopy dance because it means your kids will be leaving the nest for another academic year instead of spending the better part of their day making you a referee to all their shenanigans. Some of you are twisting your hands in knots and holding back (or not) tears as your little ladies and gents start school for the first time ....more

Project 365 {week 33}

This post is late mostly because this particular week is not our favorite and it’s hard to go back to it after it’s done. But. Here it is ....more

9 years later

You’ve been gone 9 years today. 9 whole years. That boggles my mind ....more

Internet Friends are Real and Other Lessons

I’ve been home from BlogHer for over a week and a half now and I’m still trying to figure out how to write a recap. Ok, let’s be honest, I’m struggling to write...more

Project 365 {Week 32}

Oh hi. ...more

Project 365 {week 31)

I mean. I have no excuse for why this is late…and again my only post. Well, I do ....more

Project 365 {week 30}

So. I am incredibly behind. We have been sick ....more

Netflix for Learning

When Eddie was 3 months old and I was going back to work after maternity leave, Cortney was laid off from work. Cort spent his days being a stay at home dad, looking for work, and watching documentaries on Netflix. So many documentaries ....more