Our little Fireman turned 3


I know my baby will forever be my baby, but he sure doesn't feel like he is anymore!  Shane turned THREE on Sunday and it seriously feels like yesterday I was (not) enjoying my hospital Thanksgiving meal with my newborn in my arms. This cute Turkey of ours is totally and completely obsessed with all things Fireman related, so his choice for a party theme was beyond obvious.  What Shane didn't ... [ Read More ]

I have a 5 year old!!!


I am so sorry for the blog silence as of late but between traveling all over the place, enjoying the last few weeks of Summer with the boys, working, and just being exhausted by the end of the day...I just haven't had it in me.  Not to mention I have been curled up in a ball on the floor crying the whole last week because..I HAVE A FIVE YEAR OLD! Really though, what a milestone.  It really ... [ Read More ]

Monday Must-Haves: Party Edition

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Well I was going to write this post earlier today, but was still in a cookie party coma.  The sugar (alcohol) haze has lifted and I am excited to share some of my party staple must-haves. This is my 5th year in a row hosting a cookie and ornament exchange with my girlfriends.  I try to host 2-3 parties a year (kiddie parties not included), and have come up with some of my favorite items that are ... [ Read More ]

All Egg-ed out!


It's been awhile since my last post...I've been up to my neck in plastic Easter Eggs! Two years ago I took Nathan to his first huge egg hunt that one of the local churches held.  There were hundreds of kids there, baskets in hands, being held back by the neck of their shirts, ready to pounce as soon as the horn sounded to start collecting.  Nathan literally got trampled, and when I finally ... [ Read More ]

Weekend Recap

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I'm pretty sure most people recap their weekends right after the weekend happens, but we do things late around here.  I think Sunday nights would probably be a good time to catch up on what we did over the weekend, upload some photos and write a new post...however, I was in bed asleep by 9:30 Sunday night from a full day of fun (and too many mojitos!).  At least that is evidence of a good weekend ... [ Read More ]