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  • life


    Day 1 . . . Well. So far, my first day as a 43-year-old has been lovely. I do feel like birthdays can serve as a mini-new-year of sorts, or at the very least…

    May 20, 2023
  • Parenting

    10 Years In

    10 years ago, this happened (or, the detailed version: part 1, 2, and 3!). It is hard to believe that I have a 10 year old. It is easy to believe that I have…

    April 5, 2022
  • Weekend

    Menu Etc

    This Week’s Menu: S: smoked sausage & white bean soup (recipe idea via Lagliv!) M: honey mustard chopped chicken salad T: leftovers if they exist, or tacos / taco salad W: tacos / tacos…

    February 21, 2021
  • 20 Left in 2020

    It occurred to me this morning that there are 20 days remaining in 2020. This feels momentous enough for me to set some lofty goals: 1- Double down on phone use/#op100. I was so…

    December 12, 2020
  • Goals life Parenting

    C is 6! (Also: a controversial link)

    OMG you guys! I LOVED all of the suggestions and back-and-forth conversation in the comments of Wednesday’s post. I have taken many of them to heart and hopefully will be able to report on…

    February 21, 2020
  • Parenting

    G is 2!

    Genevieve turns 2 today!! She arrived 2 days after her due date (birth story), just like her older sister. She is a very verbal, happy, sweet child and also has a lot of energy…

    December 11, 2019
  • life

    39! Birthday Reflections

    I vividly remember the card my father made for my mother that said “39 . . . and holding”. It was 1988, and the card was a folded Print Shop masterpiece, thoughtfully designed and…

    May 20, 2019
  • life Reading

    5 on a Friday

    1-    I turn 39 on Monday. Um, yay? My SIL sent me the best gift: Totally unnecessary but man, what a fun surprise in the mail yesterday! 2- My parents are visiting! I’ve…

    May 17, 2019
  • life

    Week-In-The-Life! #1/7

    Because why not? If you listen to BoBW, you will know that Laura has tracked her time quite literally for years. I find it fascinating, but even my very Upholder/Planning/Archive-happy tendencies do not make…

    April 9, 2019