25 years worth of Dates and Ideas

Boyd and I met after I had been previously married. As newlyweds and parents of a 4 and 5 year old, we had to make “date night” a priority because we hadn’t actually been on dates prior to our marriage. Anyone with kids knows, they will suck 100% of your attention giving the opportunity, so…

Pinterest Parties

When I was very young, a birthday party mean’t fun and games, yummy food and a chance to dress up fancy. We lived for them. It was so exciting when someone walked into school clutching their little bundle of invitations and lo and behold, one of them was for you. Most of the time it…

Little Luxuries

Most parents will relate to being last on their own list when it comes to time, energy or getting something new. Our darling offspring always seem to need that enrollment fee or dental work right when we were thinking about a weekend away or new outfit and in fear of being judged a selfish cow,…

Back to School

I’ve had a child or 4 in school for the past 24 years! It seems like yesterday that my first born was entering William Harding School as a “rising 5”. I can see him in his little uniform, combed hair and gappy teeth, all smiles and excitement. Back then we walked to school, up the…