• This + That
  • Spruce Up Dad’s Car in 3, 2, 1!
  • Eli — 8 Months
  • The Forgotten Things
  • 11 AWESOME Kid Books For Your Next Library Visit

Dominic Meets Famous Daves

I signed up for every birthday freebie in the book and we were able to cash in fast with Dominic’s 24th birthday last week. So, off we went to Famous Dave’s, a new BBQ place (or at least new to us). I had some awful nachos :( But, Dominic loved his BBQ plate. I tried […]

Our family is flying to a new nest

We were approved for the house we applied for last Friday!!! They are negotiable on move in date so we are still working on that … sometime in June. YEAH! Some of my favorite things about our new pad … Newer home with lots of energy efficient features 3 big, georgeous bedrooms (master has vaulted […]

Why I love Monday holidays

Monday holidays are few and far between. I know I’m not really the one who should complain since I have every Friday off, but still … I yearn for 4-day weekend with a passion.I don’t want to downplay the reason for the holiday. I am genuinely thankful for the men and women who have sacrificed […]

La Leche League

Permission to Mother got me thinking about breastfeeding support. I immediately thought about the La Leche League and decided to check out their website. (What would I do without internet searches?) The LLL has monthly meetings close by and encourage mothers-to-be to attend. I have a different commitment this month, but plan to go to […]


Week of the Amazing Aunts – Hannah

Hannah doing her stylin’ thing, downtown Olympia You can read Hannah’s blog here. I was 5 years old when Hannah was in utero. This same year brought about my first meltown … or at least the first one I vividly remember. Mom and I were at Fred Meyer standing the check out line when she […]


Week of the Amazing Aunts – Katie

Katie and her skydiving trainerYou can visit Katie’s blog here. I’m telling you baby, you have a fun aunt waiting for you to arrive! Your Aunt Katie skydives, rock climbs, participates in the January Ice Plunge, slacklines, bowls, and runs in the rain for fun. If I’m not something, your Aunt Katie will fill in […]