My daughter is a Fire Baby. Anyone with a Fire Baby knows what I am talking about. But for those of you out there with mellow, perfect children, I am here to enlighten you. To give you a glimpse into my world. What exactly is a Fire Baby? Well, let's start by imagining a fire …
Spring Break 2014 Review In Pictures
Spring Break 2014! It started with Easter and ended with my Grandmother's 85th Birthday Party. I took a few days off and Stella and I made the best of the week. Instead of just writing about it, I decided it would be better to show in pictures. It all started with a visit from the …
Happy Valentine’s Weekend
Happy Valentine's Weekend! Wow! It is mid-February, what!?! We have been busy, busy, but having tons of fun. We have been enjoying the long holiday weekend, even with the rainy weather. Cheery hearts and sweets always help when it is gray and wet outside. XOXO!
Merry Christmas 2013
A fun and magical Christmas with our little family. Love, peace and joy.
Preparing for Christmas and Decorating the Tree
Tree decorating time! One of my favorite Christmas traditions. We have a fake tree, which allows us to skip the tree lots and get straight to decorating. I admit, I do miss the smell of a real tree (the smell of Christmas), but at this point in our life, the fake tree works. We seem …
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Kicking-off the Holiday Season right: Giving Thanks and having a Cookie Party
The holiday season has started and it is quite enjoyable thus far. I know the time between Thanksgiving and Christmas is a bit shorter than average, but I honestly don't mind. Stella is already super excited for Christmas, so the less time of her wondering and [impatiently] waiting, the better, for all of us. We …
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Happy Father’s Day!
Happy Father's Day to a wonderful Daddy! A fun day of celebration including a trip to the Seattle Aquarium and going out to lunch!
An Afternoon at Chuck E. Cheese and Rewarding Good Behavior
Having a positive attitude about school has been a struggle at our house. Combine that with basically two months of ongoing colds and getting to school has been nearly impossible. By Monday, I was at my breaking point - I was so tired of the whining and crying about going to school that I threw …
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I am Thankful for my Daughter
I am thankful for my daughter. She arrived at a time when I was the most unsure about myself and where I was going with my life. She arrived at a time in my life when I needed her the most. Before she was born, I was full of doubt, stressed out and focusing too …
Taking a Trip to Kansas City to Visit Papa Ronny and Auntie Linda
We recently returned from our annual trip to Kansas City, MO. My husband is native to Kansas City, so we try to go back once a year to visit Papa Ronny (Michael's father) and Auntie Linda and Uncle John. We were in Kansas City for 4 days, all of which were jam-packed with fun events …
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