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#28 Boos

Sometimes the poignant moments in my life aren’t when the girls are singing and dancing together and aren’t a pretty suburban sunset.  Sometimes the poignant moment is when you’re breezing into Target with the kids and you see this shirt.  It’s pretty lame and will probably be worn by 50-60% of the moms out trick-or-treating… Continue reading #28 Boos

beauty · family · Homeschool · kids · parenting · Stay at home mom

The Power of a Shower

I am going to preface this post by saying that yesterday was a poo sandwich.  It was crappy.  It was a day where we took our dog in for intestinal surgery, I was on day two of Whole 30 and subsequently was nauseous and had a migraine headache, I picked up and started wearing my Invisalign aligners… Continue reading The Power of a Shower

cooking · health · Miscellaneous · parenting · Stay at home mom

Whole 30 or Bust!

Howdy!  How was your weekend?  Is it still going?  For me, well, it’s Monday, it’s President’s Day, and I feel like a fatty.  I gotta pull it together.  What was going to be a loosening of my usual eating standards over the holidays (ahem, 2 months ago) has turned into a food and drink free-for-all that’s… Continue reading Whole 30 or Bust!

Homeschool · kids · nature · parenting · Stay at home mom · suburbs

Pretty Suburbs

So it’s mid February and we’re basically having an early spring (helloooo El Nino, where are you?).  The kids and I took a walk down to the cul-de-sac across the street a couple days ago to ride scooters, cavort and basically enjoy the sunshine.  I snapped this photo to capture the mustard and green grasses growing… Continue reading Pretty Suburbs