and then I turned 47…

Having a birthday right after Christmas means that the celebrating doesn’t stop around here! It doesn’t stop when Mother Nature delivers a snowstorm on your birthday, or when you really need to be packing up kids to say good-bye for now, or when you need to pack yourself for a trip to Mexico. And so, you just roll with it……

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Merry & Bright…

We’re having a lazy pajama day here…watching movies, eating chocolate, drinking hot toddies, and celebrating having all 4 kids under one roof. It was a roller coaster of a year, with super high highs, and super low lows, and I’m so grateful that there is still so much joy. Thank you for continuing to stop by this blog, and thank you…

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(re)start where you are.

Yesterday, I took a deep breath, and deleted my Typepad blog….the blog that I had maintained for more than a decade. All of the content still lives here at the new site, amidst the mess of broken links and perhaps a few missing images. I have visions of methodically going back through archives and updating, and I also recognize that…

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summer vibes.

Photo by Michał Grosicki on Unsplash It seems like we waited forever for the weather to warm up this year…and now we are frequently waiting for it to stop raining. But. We are making the most of our summer, even when Mother Nature doesn’t cooperate. I shared our Summer Bucket List on Instagram a few weeks ago. We’ve been steadily working through it,…

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our wild man is four!!

I’ve had a little twinge of regret that I’m not playing along with Ali’s A Week in the Life this week…and I also know that I simply could not have added that into my week. The Littles have been with us for their Spring Break, and Dan’s Mom came up to spend Passover/Easter/Wilder’s birthday/Spring Break with us. All awesome stuff that…

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commitments : april 2017

We kicked off the month with weekend guests & Littles, so I'm a few days behind in my commitments… Completing  Financial goals. Making bold requests, and taking action. It's so rewarding to see results!! Winter…I hope. Feb & March are super tough months for me in terms of weather. Need. Sun. Now. Wedding details: photographer hired, marriage license application completed,…

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