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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threeletterbirds Giveaway


Few things make me more excited that seeing people find a passion, whether that passion is to create or write or travel or whatever it is, seeing the spark of creativity and excitement about life and what they are doing is so exciting for me. It has been really fun to see my friend from […]

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Busytown the Musical at Children’s Theatre Company


Miss E and I were able to attend Busytown the Musical at the Children’s Theatre Company in Minneapolis last weekend! Busytown The Musical is based on the Richard Scarry book, What Do People Do All Day and was adapted for the stage by Kevin Kling. Synopsis: Huckle the Cat’s curiosity drives the story of Busytown the […]

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Gone Girl {Review}


I’ve been really excited about Gone Girl the movie ever since I heard the Gillian Flynn book was being made into a movie. Once I heard Ben Affleck was in it, I was pretty much sold. I read the book with my book club in the fall of 2012 and quickly thereafter had to read […]

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October is SIDS Awareness Month! {Halo Swaddle + SleepSack Giveaway!}

October is SIDS Awareness Month! This summer, HALO continued its mission to develop products to help babies sleep safely with the introduction of a brand new baby bassinet – the HALO Bassinet. With its unique dual-swivel design, the Bassinest is the only bassinet that moves to bring baby to mom. It allows baby to sleep […]

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