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My Favorite Summer Dress

It seems that everyone keeps finding the best clothing pieces on Amazon and as much as I have searched, I have yet to find anything I can’t live without. Well, except for this swimsuit … and now, this classic black dress! This little black dress is the perfect throw on and go piece. Super comfy, […]

A Peek At Jemma’s 2nd Grade Curriculum

My girl, my homeschool guinea pig … she’s on to 3rd grade now! Jemma was amazingly diligent in her studies this year. I think she knew that adding Max into our schooling mix was a new feat for me and she stepped in to help often while staying super focused on her own work. It’s […]

A Peek at Max’s Kindergarten Curriculum

Hip hip hooray, another school year is complete! This was my first year homeschooling two children and I was mega nervous about juggling two with different needs and different curriculums; especially because I’m still in the beginning years of homeschooling and have yet to land on what I love most. But, every year I learn […]

A Night In the Sky at High Trek Adventures AND A GIVEAWAY!

Just 20 minutes north of Seattle near the new Paine Field in Everett you’ll find High Trek Adventures. The aerial rope and zipline course is impressive and incredibly safe. A real adventure for anyone who wants to spend a few hours in the air. With three ziplines and 60+ challenges across 3 tiers of rope […]

Our 2018-2019 School Year Family Read Aloud Books

After stumbling across the Read Aloud Revival blog and podcast and reading Read Aloud Family I knew we needed to read more books together. We have gobs of books. And the kids are always reading or listening. But all of us together? It wasn’t a frequent practice. Read Aloud Revival convinced me that nothing but […]

Our Last Day of School

I shared this photo and caption on Instagram, but wanted to chronicle our last day of school here too … and add a little about the big kids as they wrap up kindergarten and second grade! How’s this for a class photo 😂 Our family’s third year homeschooling is complete and we are knee deep […]

The Most Mom Friendly Jumpsuit Ever

First, would you look at that fence?!? Dominic is making so much headway! This week, I suspect, I’ll be able to open the back door and let the kids run free without worry that they’ll take off on a too far away adventure :) Now, on to this fabulous little number from Old Navy! I […]

This + That

I counted my dahlias tonight … nine are popping through! Eek! It’s going to be a colorful summer! Until blooms begin, we’ve been embracing a little woodland whimsy style with some forest-y bouquets. Pretty pretty, right? Since it’s almost June, I scrolled through my recent saves and pulled together a bundle of this and that […]

Mother’s Day Wish Granted

I told these sweet little goons that my greatest wish for Mother’s Day was to have them give me real smiles in a photo of just them and I. And they did just that!!! I love how their personalities shine through. Jemma with her endless joy, Max’s surprise silliness, followed by Reid mimicking his own […]

Five Favorites

For Mother’s Day we took the kids on their longest hike yet – 4.25 miles! They were troopers! That’s a long way for little ones … and a long way for this mama tote hefty Eli! We’ve spent the week since laying pretty low. I caught up on work, they caught up on end of […]

Mother’s Day Gift Guide

With little ones it’s not always easy to have a relaxing Mother’s Day, so, instead of longing for a spa day or time alone, I’ve given up the idea of peace and quiet and most years opt for fun and adventure! This year, we’re taking the ferry to the San Juan Islands and I can’t […]