Bumpdate – 24 Weeks

/ HOW FAR ALONG / 24 weeks! Baby is the size of an eggplant and has reached the age that, if God forbid, an emergency¬†happened…he or she would be viable outside the womb. / THE NAME GAME / We’ve had a boy name settled on for¬†some time, but settling on a girl’s name came […]

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One Little Word for 2017

New Year’s resolutions have become a huge tradition in many peoples’ lives. Come the first of the year, they set their goals and intentions for the year. While I’m sure there are at least a few who thrive and tackle these goals…the unfortunate majority fall short and give up well before they turn their […]

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Bumpdate – 22 weeks

/ HOW FAR ALONG / 22 weeks / MATERNITY CLOTHES / A few pieces here and there. Honestly, my big frustration is that people can’t tell I’m pregnant unless I’m wearing fitted clothes. My fitted clothes don’t fit over the belly…and yet, my only options for maternity clothes here are Target (slim pickings right […]

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Surprise!

So let’s just get the cat out of the bag (even though I despise that saying…mostly because I don’t like cats…please don’t hate me). I have an exciting announcement that I’ve been anxiously awaiting to share, and yet every time I sit down I haven’t been able to quite find the words. But here […]

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Kid Style

We all know my personal obsession with black and white (after all, it’s been popping up all over TDD lately). As it turns out, it’s been rubbing off on my 5-year-old as well. She has lately told me that black is now one of her favorite colors, and show’s up wearing this classic color […]

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Too Soon?

  I know it seems like Autumn just fell on our doorsteps, but despite my husband’s grumbling…I’m ready to skip on over to Christmas decorations. Too soon? In all honesty, I’ve never been a huge fan of Fall decor. I’ll throw some neutral stuff here and there to get myself in the mood. But […]

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Moving With Kids

Tips for moving with kids and how to keep them involved in the process.

When people check in with us since our move, the focus tends to be on how the kids are doing with all the change. Understandably. Big changes are hard on everyone, but especially children. Two moves in three months was HARD. There’s no getting around it. But I think my kids handled it like […]

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The Full House House

Silly or not, the number one thing I wanted to do during our visit to San Fransisco was to find the Full House house. It topped my bucket list, for sure. Like most people in my age group, I grew up on the iconic, family friendly show. Our family always looked forward to sitting […]

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Alamo Square

While my husband spent the entire drive trying to tone down my expectations of San Fransisco, I couldn’t help but ooze with excitement to visit the city of fog. Being that I’m from Seattle, that description alone should lower my expectations. But I’m glad I didn’t let him damper my mood. And he would […]

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