Family Fun, Holidays

Things We Don’t Do & the Elf on the Shelf

If you've been reading a while, you might remember this post from last year about the night Asher learned the sad truth about Santa Claus. And while that was all very bittersweet, there was a little part of me that was, of course, a little relieved to not have to keep up the act anymore.… Continue reading Things We Don’t Do & the Elf on the Shelf

Family Fun, Holidays

Fall, out. Christmas, in. And a book rec.

I made the executive decision yesterday to decorate our house for Christmas, on November 15th. This is maybe the earliest I have ever decorated, and I'm feeling good about it. I have referenced (probably ad nauseum, sorry), that things are BUSY right now. We have like 4 swim meets coming up before Christmas. Asher's birthday… Continue reading Fall, out. Christmas, in. And a book rec.

Holidays, Life, Movies

Christmas crazies and Bad Moms

This is definitely the "busy season" for many people, especially moms. You hear a lot about it....every year is the same. Everyone is stressed and harried and HAVING FUN and MAKING MEMORIES, people! 🙂 I'm guilty, too. I'm busy. I have a long to do list. It feels overwhelming. Some things are "want to dos",… Continue reading Christmas crazies and Bad Moms


Halloween 2021 Highlights

Yay, Halloween was so much fun! I'm rather tired now, however, and I think teachers everywhere will be facing some sleepy children today, too. 🙂 Here are the highlights from our day yesterday: I ran some errands in the morning- grocery store/ Target. The cloudy morning turned sunny by the time I left the store,… Continue reading Halloween 2021 Highlights