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Podcast: Best of Both Worlds

Podcast: Best Laid Plans



Inspired by Sarah Powers of The Mom Hour, I have decided to move some of my “larger horizon” lists to Todoist! This includes: MONTHLY LIST QUINTILES LIST YEARLY LIST SELECTED COLLECTIONS (created a list for our move, for G’s birthday party, for camp planning)…

December 1, 2021

Random Tuesday Notes

Confession: I was sooooo happy to be at work yesterday. It was a clinic day and I had lots of catchup to do, but we ended up having several no-shows (I guess because it was first day back after Thanksgiving break?) and I caught…

November 30, 2021

Finally pulled the trigger . . .

This excellent podcast (emailed to me by a listener!) finally pushed me over the edge. I am really happy! Bye for now (and maybe forever) IG!…

November 28, 2021

Fun that was actually fun

Last night’s Thanksgiving fun was actually fun! For me, and not just the kids! It’s just so much easier to parent on home turf, even though the actual Thanksgiving event was ~40 min away in Miami Beach. I believe the magic age where family…

November 26, 2021


To be home (not planning on solo travel with the kids anytime soon. Maybe when everyone is 8 or older.) To be done with making pies (why yes, that is a link to my defunct recipe blog from 2005! Still comes in handy!). Well,…

November 25, 2021

Day 3: Duke Gardens etc

Duke Gardens: beautiful but definitely cold. We followed this adventure up with hot chocolate from Parker & Otis. G managed to spill most of hers (after we had already walked a distance back to our car) and there was drama but we all recovered.…

November 24, 2021

Day 2: Hunkering Down Etc

Yesterday included a couple of kid-meltdowns (being real here!) but the kids got to spend time with Aunt Bec, grandparents + baby M, so I would call it a win. We are going to bundle up as best we can today + head to…

November 23, 2021

BLP Show Notes: Instagram.

A rather raw + honest ep for you today: I still haven’t entirely decided what to do with my accounts, but am leaning towards just a dormant year in 2022. It can be an experiment . . . NC Report Josh is now back…

November 22, 2021

Made it!

Plane travel was about 385374 times easier than I remember it. However, flying back by myself w/ the 3 will still be a challenge. Hopefully we can consolidate luggage. For future trips I’m hoping to get the kids big backpacks and make them carry…

November 21, 2021