pipsticks. simple and awesome

by kacia on 18 Dec ’14 · 1 comment

If you couldn’t tell by Harlow’s boring and unemotional facial expressions, she was pretttty excited about the rainy morning we took out our Pipsticks envelopes!  We spent the entire morning creating little works of art to hang on the refrigerator and send to family in the mail.     Our Pipsticks mail came chalk full […]

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Maman Poule

by kacia on 16 Dec ’14 · 3 comments

I told emoi emoi that I have a goal of making Maman Poule a well known and loved phrase here in the states.  It translates from French as “Mother Hen,” and I just love it.   So consider this post my first brainwashing post.  Beware of the subliminal messages I’ve hidden throughout — just kidding.   […]


This weekend was crazy full of Christmas awesome.  We entered the world of fakery when we decided on a rainy Saturday.  We budgeted for the tree we thought we were going to get, found one we liked better in person for about half the cost….got the last one, which was a floor model, so we […]



by kacia on 2 Dec ’14 · 6 comments

It all started with this photo.  I was getting ready one morning and plopped a few days old swaddled Jones into his Sleepi bassinet.  He just was so calm and peaceful, and when I went to take a photo, I loved how the oval bassinet looked — like a little ray of baby sunshine.  I’m […]


doing one thing right

by kacia on 17 Nov ’14 · 2 comments

We joke that our family doesn’t have a lot of traditions.  Due to my dad’s job, we often celebrated Christmas a few days late or early and other holidays were the same.  It wasn’t as much about the actual day the holiday fell on, but the day we spent together. The truth is we do […]