Kids, travel, Weekends

Weekend snapshots + shoes for Costa Rica

Tuesday already! These past few days were a blur. The weekend was highly dominated by Asher's swim meet both Saturday and Sunday. But first, on Friday night we still squeezed in our date night: Switched it up from nachos and got a big quesadilla to share instead! Neither macro friendly nor low carb, but, delicious.… Continue reading Weekend snapshots + shoes for Costa Rica

Kids, Life

Snow day morning 1990 vs 2022

1990....age ~7 Wake up before alarm goes off (and anyone else). Never mind that every other day of the year you have to drag yourself out of bed. A snowstorm was forecasted last night! Peek out dark bedroom window and try to determine from the neighbor's backyard bushes exactly how much snow fell. Next, scurry… Continue reading Snow day morning 1990 vs 2022

Holidays, Kids

Advent calendar season + St. Nick

It's Advent calendar season. As you probably are too, I am seeing a lot of things about advent calendars and advent season around right now. It's a lovely tradition. I especially love the idea of doing something special every day leading up to Christmas, not just the "open a door and get a candy" variety.… Continue reading Advent calendar season + St. Nick