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life Parenting Reading

Current obsessions & things making me happy

1- Personal finance/frugality/financial independence blogs & podcasts. You guys, I don’t know what has gotten into me because quite honestly I’ve always had a very ‘easy come, easy go’ idea about money. And to a big extent I still feel that way, and don’t…

July 18, 2019

Back from our Legoland & Amelia Island Trip!

We returned Sunday night from our official Summer Trip 2019. I won’t call it a vacation because . . . yeah. It was fun at times and even from this vantage point my memory is softening some of the tougher moments! If you’d like…

July 16, 2019
life Travel

Updates in List Form

1- My trifecta is coming to an end (except for #3, sigh) — most notably the annoying cold that had me feeling half human for about a week. I hate ever thinking about life like this, but I just wanted to hit fast forward…

July 8, 2019


1 // SICK (not that sick, just a cold that C brought home, but ugh; also G & A have a version of it too and that’s sad on multiple levels) 2 // ON CALL 3 // (because of course!) PMS-ing. I can’t decide…

July 4, 2019
Goals Weekend

Weekend & More Thoughts on Digital Minimalism

It was a nice weekend. G had her 18 month well child check (3 weeks late) and weathered the experience well (2 vaccines + a routine blood check – fun). She is 32.5″ long (66%) and 25 lb (75%). And as you can probably…

July 1, 2019
Book Reviews life Reading

5 on a Friday

1- I finished Digital Minimalism. I have now read several books on cutting down time spent on technology/phone etc. This one is probably my favorite. It is not packed full of data, but instead is centered around the primary ideas that: devices are designed…

June 28, 2019

Money Thoughts & Frugality Revisited

Oh good, now we have our holiday card. The above photo was taken by a professional photographer (Jody Gross for any locals!). We chipped in to do a big family photo session for Josh’s parents’ 50th anniversary. So worth it! We did a big…

June 26, 2019
Goals life

Monday Morning Manifesto

It was a nice weekend, but I am not feeling the need for a full recap this morning (summary: 2 workouts, 1 early rising baby, a lot of pool time, one work-related date night, HOT weather, and somewhat irritable overtired big kids who probably…

June 24, 2019

5 on a Friday: Work & Summer Updates

1- I love my new position. My new residents are starting (orientation!) and it’s an exciting but very busy time. And my transition from APD to PD definitely feels like a new job, too. I am both overwhelmed and energized by it all. I…

June 21, 2019
Parenting The Podcast

Raining for Days, Toddlers, and Podcast Update

The weather here has been kind of lame. It has literally been raining for days — I can’t really recall a day without rain/a thunderstorm for at least the past 10 days or so. It’s even raining (slightly) INSIDE of our (rental!) property which…

June 18, 2019