Three!

Today my dumplings turn THREE years old!I'll do a full three year-in-review post (ha!) soon, but today and I'm going to be in full birthday celebration mode :)I love them so much ....more

The Four of Us: Week 13

I hope you all had a good weekend :)Here we are week 13 of a family pics!My goal next week is to set up my Rebel and we use the timer. Every week I say selfie style isn't the best quality....but it typically ends up being the easiest! haha ....more

Five Things on Friday :)

Happy Friday, friends!Five randoms happening in my head right now.{ONE}I can't stop looking at these sweet family pictures we just had taken. I love each and every one of them and I love that there is a lot of them :) My hair kind of looks like a bowl in this picture but that's because Sloaney is squeezing me haha {TWO}Knox & Sloane THREE next week. THREE! ...more

Your move, chief.

I, like everyone else, or at least those I've heard discuss via blog posts, Facebook, etc., was saddened to hear about Robin Williams' death.I can't imagine being in that predicament fighting the disease he was fighting.When I got online last night and this morning, I had things popping up all over the place about Robin's death. I've read so many things I agree with. I just came across this post and think it's a good one.Depression, like any other illness: Cancer, Alzheimer's, MS and so on, are all tremendously sad to watch and endure ....more

Spinning Giggles

One of my favorite things is to see Knox & Sloane's response and interaction to a new game or toy.I honestly wish I would have captured that instant excitement and laughter a lot more than I have. I will say Christmas comes to mind as far as actually getting video of them with new toys.That laughter, those giggles, they stop me in my tracks. There are so many times when I will stop what I'm doing or my thought process just to listen to Knox & Sloane giggle ....more

The Four of Us: Week 12

Here we are today..at bedtime :)I didn't look good or feel good today, but I really could play with these two turkeys all night. Week 1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 5 Week 6 Week 7 Week 8 Week 9...more

Bowling Buddies

Knox & Sloane love bowling :)It's one of those things I never really thought about doing with them until recently. I think we went once maybe last fall. This summer, though, our bowling alley has FREE bowling for kids! ...more

Spinning Giggles

One of my favorite things is to see Knox & Sloane's response and interaction to a new game or toy. I honestly wish I would have captured that instant excitement and laughter a lot more than I have. I will say Christmas comes to mind as far as actually getting video of them with new toys....more

Italian Orzo

I honestly didn't try orzo until about ten years ago. I always just had what I thought was plain 'ole pasta.If you haven't tried orzo, I definitely think you should. It's basically a tiny little pasta ....more

The Four of Us: Week 11

I hope you all had a great weekend!We had family pictures done this evening :)We had so much fun! We actually did them at the same place where my baby shower was for Knox & Sloane, so that was neat. Blair, who is a great photographer, has taken several sets of pictures of us and she does such a wonderful job! ...more