I'm back! It's been a crazy few weeks getting used to our new Kindergarten routine and managing all the extra's in our schedule but I finally feel like I am back on my meal planning game. Here's what's for dinner in our house this week: Monday's Recipe/Wednesday's Recipe/Thursday's Recipe Our weeknights are busier now with … Continue reading
Dear Charlie, Today is your first day of Kindergarten and no one is in more denial than I. The day you were born my heart cracked wide open—I had never been so happy or scared or in awe all at the exact same moment. You see, I was your first home. Me. Your first heartbeat … Continue reading FOR CHARLIE, ON HER FIRST DAY OF KINDERGARTEN.
With the pending doom of Kindergarten looming, I have been nesting similarly to a 3rd trimester pregnant woman. I have made a capsule wardrobe, booked all of the necessary wellness appointments and haircuts, went on an organization frenzy, drove past her school many times to map out our morning walks, took her to visit the … Continue reading LUNCH TIME.
This past weekend my mom and I took the girls to a Sunflower fest and it did not disappoint in the slightest. This is a new attraction at the Farm we visited so I didn't know what to expect but luckily it was super kid-friendly and the girls were able to run amok and go … Continue reading SUNFLOWER FIELDS, FOREVER.
On Sunday night I decided to throw the girls in the car and drive the 45 minutes to Saugatuck to watch the Sunset on the beach. The girls were so surprised and we got to enjoy a nearly empty beach while they ran amok. What is it with kids and sand? Mine freakin' LOVE it. … Continue reading TO THE BEACH.
I'm an old soul and I've loved old things for as long as I can remember. In high school I used to frequent a thrift shop in town that had Half-Price Mondays where I would load up a basket full of vintage scarves, brooches, clip on earrings, swing skirts and saddle shoes to take home … Continue reading ALLEGAN ANTIQUES MARKET
Whew, this Summer is slipping right on by. I always make too big of plans and set expectations so high because I'm a SAHM--almost out of obligation because of the latter. Life's funny that way. For years I dropped Charlie off daily before heading to work, followed by Maisy. For years I had guilt for … Continue reading THE GUILT GOES ON.