When I was 12(ish) years old, I started babysitting for the kids in my neighborhood. I would always pack a small backpack full of a couple toys and some crayons and activities, and when I would arrive I would let the kids pick something out to keep. I also used to tidy up the main […]


I’m almost done reading Happier At Home, the second “happiness” book from Gretchen Rubin. Her first, The Happiness Project, I enjoyed reading, but found a bit dull at times. This book I’m enjoying much more for some reason. Maybe I’m in a different place in my life? Perhaps it’s because I’m at home most of […]

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Energizer bunny?

June 15, 2012

Someone remarked today, after spending a couple minutes with me, that I seemed so energized for a new mom. I wasn’t sure what to say. Thanks! I think? Why thank you, I took my vitamins this morning! Energized? Yeah, I charged my batteries last night. I have to admit, I’m not sure I agreed with […]

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Happy Birthday Hubz

April 30, 2012

He’s my strapping, handyman, marathon-running, American Pickers-watching, Pretzel M&M-loving hubby. The guy who surprises his 13-month pregnant wife with a designer diaper bag one day and then is elbow deep in dirty water replacing the inner workings of our continuously running toilet the next. He is the master of our puppy dog’s domain. And he […]

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I’m weird because… I’m a homebody. I make a meal out of popcorn at least once a week. I am a terrible snob about my jeans but buy almost all my tops at Target. I’m unnecessarily scared of tornadoes even though I’ve never been in one. I kind of like the melanoma scar I have […]


You know that moment when you put your finger on something that was just out of your reach before? The feeling that that envokes? That feeling can be powerful. Last night, Hubz and I were having a conversation about money. Not uncommon for most married couples (one would hope). We’re always keeping tabs on where […]


Because, honestly, is this not just the cutest thing you’ve seen all day?

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