My Family

The House is Quiet — Perhaps Too Quiet

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School is in full swing and this year my youngest started kindergarten — as you might imagine, I soaked up every moment this summer….

Do they ever stop eating?

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So summer is in full swing here and I’m ready to lose my mind. I love LOVE my kids and having them home, but…

You can do anything* with YouTube!

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A couple of weeks ago our car air conditioner decided that it hated me and was going to take a vacation. It came back…

Sometimes Life Sucks

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Sorry for the delayed update, things have been insane here. After a week of searching, praying and hoping, we found our beloved Cappy. Tragically…

A Move & A Lost Dog

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I wanted to let you all know that I have not run off, just sadly busy. We were all packed up and ready to…

It’s Official : We’re Moving!

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I was born in the corner of Ohio that no one has ever heard of. It’s rural, generally boring and about two hours from…

She’s Three & I’ll Be Turning 30!

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Holy crap peoples! My baby girl is three today and I can’t believe it.  It seems like just yesterday we were awaiting her arrival,…

The Parenting ‘Bucket List’

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Okay so maybe “bucket list” isn’t exactly the term, but it’s the general idea. While being busy in my own daily life my daughter…

Losing Pounds & Setting Limits

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Every time we enter a checkout lane we are bombarded by imagery and new stories that scream at us to lose weight. Half of…

10 Things to Do BEFORE a Power Outage

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After a long, HOT 122 hours, we have electricity once again. We would like to thank everyone that sent thoughts, prayers and well wishes….

Ladybugs = Free Babysitters

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Our children love ladybugs!  G will spend hours watching them, following them around with pieces of paper to pick them up, and then squeal for me…

“I love you ALL day!”

“I love you ALL day!”

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If you have kids, you know that they like to eat…. ALL day.  With three children, I feel like I’m constantly grabbing food and…

We’re A Bunch Of Co-Sleepers

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In light of the controversial campaign by the Milwaukee Health Department (as seen to the right), I would like to share my thoughts and…

How did you become #Green?

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I have to admit that being eco-friendly was not always a part of my life.  Honestly, growing up, I thought that crushing cans, boxes…