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Let’s face it, once we move past mourning of the summer season we all get a giddy excitement in the pit of our stomachs. We get to once again send our little one’s off on their grand academic adventures. That is, however, until we come to the realization that some of us will be responsible […]
Is it just me or do the weeks go so much smoother when the weekly meals have been planned out and the groceries have been purchased? There is nothing worse than realizing it’s 5pm and you have no idea what to make for dinner.
As the weather warms up here in Northern Minnesota and summer finally arrives I start thinking of how to up my iced coffee game. We all know you can go to most coffee shops and get a delicious iced or blended cold coffee beverage, but what about making one of these delicious drinks in the […]
Have you joined the Instant Pot community yet? I did this past winter when we were in the middle of a huge kitchen remodel. What is an Instant Pot — or IP for short? It’s a fancy new pressure cooker with a cult following that I kept hearing friends rave about. I will start by […]
There we were, speaking in hushed but hostile tones to each other through clenched teeth, our heads ducked on either side of the Jeep’s frame as we fumbled with our respective child car seat straps. Our little girls shifted uncomfortably as we buckled them into their chairs, taking their cues from us and remaining–for once–completely […]
It’s often those big life shake ups that mold us into becoming a new person and give us a better definition of how we want life to unfold. They let us become hyper focused for a period of time on the things that really matter and give us new priorities, new outlooks, and new goals of transforming ourselves […]
Truthfully, I had every intention to write about streamers and recipes and throwing the perfect Valentine’s party. And maybe another day I will. But for today, life feels all too fleeting. And my heart is stirring with this line from Mumford and Sons as I plan our fifth annual mother-daughter Valentine’s tea: “where you invest […]
My 5-year old daughter’s widening vocabulary astounds me. She’s inventive and witty with her words. She quickly picks up on catch phrases and idioms to test them out in conversation, often with a high rate of success. And it’s with much pride that I tell you she understands the fundamental nature of puns and seeks […]
New Year’s resolutions are tricky. Too vague and I quit because my goal is unclear. Too planned and I quit when I fail any of the extensive guidelines I’ve set for myself. Every year I give myself a New Year’s resolution – sometimes more than one, actually. Usually I pick a theme word of the […]