Evie’s Bags.

I saw him from across the street and I knew. I knew my little girl, with her bleeding heart for others, would stop and want to help him. Wind blowing, the crisp air biting our cheeks, we rushed across the street, me carrying Miss F, our friends just ahead of us and Miss E starts […]

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Unpacking Storyline

It’s Monday and it feels like one of those Mondays. I’m not sure where to start. Miss F and I skipped our weekly ECFE class so I could run all of the errands and we’ve arrived home four hours after we left with groceries and items on our list galore. It’s nap time and I’ve […]

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7 Tips for Traveling with Littles. {Road Trip Edition}


This past summer after traveling across the country with my three kids and my aunt I had lots and lots of people ask me how, why and what made it possible. “What are your secrets?” a fellow blogger said at an event a few weeks after returning. I promised a post on my secrets to […]

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Have you tried Citrus Lane?

Monthly subscription boxes are all the rage these days and I was really excited to hear from a friend just how much she liked her one year olds Citrus Lake subscription. So we had to try it out. I am not a big toy person, for five kids in our house we are pretty minimalist when […]

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On Choosing Your Own Adventure.

Fall is my favorite. I love summer, don’t get me wrong. I love the lack of structure and schedule and the pool and the sunshine and the beauty of a park day. But I really love fall. When routines start again and the leaves change and the air is warm in the afternoon and cool […]

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A Day In The Life. #OneDayHH

For the third year in a row, I participated in the fun Instagram challenge {I’m @samarapostuma over there!} that is #OneDayHH. Laura over at Hollywood Housewife dreamt of a day where we just shared the ordinary details of an ordinary day via social media. It’s so easy to perfectly craft a photo for social media. […]

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Lark Toys in Kellogg

Just before school started we took the kids on a little adventure to Lark Toys in Kellogg. I admit I was a stitch skeptical of the idea thinking what in the world will we do at a toy store? And it’s how far away? But alas it was a great time. All of our kids […]

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On Serving Well.


This morning we sat gathered with friends and family and people we don’t even know, who knew my father in law, to remember his sweet 83 year old life. My father in law passed away 10 days ago now and life has been such a whirl with details and planning and too much pneumonia in […]

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It’s Going to be a very Frozen Halloween. {GIVEAWAY!}


If I were a betting woman I would bet that there are going to be just a few Anna’s and Elsa’s and Olaf’s trick or treating this Halloween, wouldn’t you agree? The trouble is finding all the right costumes, accessories. EVERYTHING. Am I right or am I right? Thanks to the help of friends and […]

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Five Reasons to go see Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day This Weekend! {Review}


Two of my littles and I went and saw Disney’s Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day on Tuesday night and it was a hit. We are already planning on taking J to see it and can be sure it will be a family hit! Here’s five reasons we think you should […]

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