Life Update

Life Update

Spring. Everything becomes so fresh when the weather turns warm and sweet in preparation for Summer. The flowers are up, the night air is crisp, and if you're reading this from a cozy seat here in New York, everything is wet because it hasn't stopped raining for days. I'm not one for being dreary on [...]

Lemon Pepper Pasta & Sprouts

Lemon Pepper Pasta & Sprouts

Some of my absolute favorite recipes come from the need for creativity. I always joke about how empty our refrigerator and pantry get at the end of the month but it isn't usually as bad as it sounds, just a lot of odd, seemingly incohesive ingredients. It really leaves me relying on my ability to [...]

5 Necessities for Giving Your Son a Haircut

Raising kids doesn't come with a guidebook, but luckily if you search every corner of the internet and ask everyone that you know for advice at least one time you might just make it through this parenting thing alive. Haircuts aren't expensive for little boys, to be honest, there's even a place in town that offers [...]

Minecraft Party

Minecraft Party

Perfect birthday decorations for the Minecraft lover in your life. Last year our middle little requested a dinosaur birthday and I managed to put together a totally prehistoric birthday bash for him that exceeded my own expectations. This year, thanks to his big brother, Jaxon has been super interested in the game Minecraft and asked [...]

We Have A Ghost

We Have A Ghost

Oh, my little storyteller. How I absolutely adore hearing all of the silly little things you have to say. Jaxon has a way of shifting the guilt from himself to someone or something and really committing to the story, he has a real future in writing fiction. Some of his best work has been spun [...]

How to Strike a Deal

How to Strike a Deal

Parenting in this household can be a whole mess of bargaining, bribes, and deal-making sometimes. At first, it was the occasional "if you clean up we'll do *insert activity here*, deal?" along with some sweet treat bribery. Now things are getting a little carried away. After the first few arrangements that I made with Morrison, [...]

Potty Mouth

Potty Mouth

Every parent can relate to what I'm about to share in one way or another. If you can't relate yet, just wait because I promise it's coming. TMI Warning! Over the last few weeks, we were having some pretty annoying issues with our toilet, nothing would go down and even if it did the bowl [...]