Mom Camp

Phhhew!┬áIt’s been a long while since I’ve written a new post and that’s because I’ve been working day and night, night and day trying to ensure my kid has the very, very best… Continue reading

Chi Town Adventures

I went to Chicago recently for work but managed to squeeze in a couple of delicious meals and walks through downtown. I was lucky enough to travel with a friend – a Mom-friend… Continue reading

Happy 4th, friends!

We kicked off our 4th of July weekend last night with a fireworks show on the lake. Quite possibly the best way to watch a fireworks show – stretched out and cozy with… Continue reading

“The deeper that sorrow carves into your being…

…the more joy you can contain.” ~Khalil Gibran, On Joy and Sorrow. This post is for any parents out there feeling alone or hopeless or lost. I want to let you know that… Continue reading

Lunchtime musings

Mason, talking about the sandwich he had for lunch: “Some parts of it are bad and some parts are good. It’s the way a life. Just gotta get used to it.”

School’s out!

It’s been awhile since I posted, and that’s because all of a sudden THIS appeared on our calendar… Holy moly that was fast! Seems like just yesterday I was prepping Mason (and myself)… Continue reading

To my sweet baby nephew.

Earlier this week we received the most exciting text from my sister which said “I’m at the hospital, baby is coming! Can you come stay with my kids?” We’d been waiting for this!… Continue reading

NY Summer Countdown

We had another great summer weekend! Which – I have to admit – will not make it easy to go back to school and work. I love this time of year when we… Continue reading

(Fantasy) Vacation Planning

Recently my (fantasy) boyfriend mentioned (in a television interview) that he really needs a vacation. Which got me to thinking. I really should plan something. You know…for the two us. So I finished… Continue reading

Granola Chocolate Chip Monster Cookies

This recipe started off as an experiment and kind of a joke. I happened to be making both a batch of chocolate chip cookies and a batch of Honey Almond Granola on a… Continue reading

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