It is kind of amazing what a simple and delicious little nugget of pastry can do for your soul. I woke up this morning extra sleepy after having been woken 3 times last night by various children. I wasn’t feeling particularly excited about the day. Fortunately I had defrosted some of these Trader Joe’s croissants… Continue reading #23 Oui
This is Rae at the park today. I just want to know if there is something sweeter and more lovely and pure and silly and beautiful than her. I really can’t think of anything.
Sometimes when I write these Daily Journal entries, attempting to document the best parts of my day, I feel the mom guilt creep in. The one that says all of my favorite parts of my day should include my kids. But you know what, sometimes they don’t. It just depends. Mom guilt is weird. My reality… Continue reading #21 Evening
Some days you need to focus on something small but lovely. Today it’s this sweet little recipe box I found on Amazon. I’m not sure where I first saw it but it was love at first sight. I plan on keeping my favorite, most-used recipes in here for easy access. It will live somewhere on one of… Continue reading #20 Kitchen Pretty
We all went to the park this evening for TJ’s soccer practice. It was a warm and sunny day and it was an excuse to get everyone out of the house. I was sitting at a picnic table and looked over to see Scott and all four kids kicking balls around. I have a feeling this… Continue reading #19 The Park
This little scene unfolded early this evening. I was making dinner and sort of loitering in the kitchen. I glanced out the sliding glass door to see this: Dee is on the swing, tongue out, blue shower cap on her head. TJ is catching the handle of a jump rope, midair. Ty is running around… Continue reading #18 Simple Play
We got away today. We have a heaven-sent babysitter that takes care of our kids frequently. She stayed with them this afternoon and we escaped to the nearby wine country with some family for some wine tasting and a lovely dinner. We look so happy here. It’s amazing what a little bit of wine and some… Continue reading #17 Adult Time