the first: 59 // IKEA and our mornings

November 22, 2014

This fall marked a change in our mornings: Harlow began preschool two days a week!  She loves it, which makes me love it — even though I miss her like crazy during those 3 hours! — but what I don’t love is the cold in the mornings.  Whoosh.  Anyone else ready for Spring?   I […]

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be my neighbor day

November 21, 2014

The other day, I posted the following on facebook about how amazing our neighbors were when Jones was born:  During my last weeks of pregnancy with Jones, I was blown away the neighbors around us. I’ve talked before about the village we are blessed with in our community, but when help was needed — the […]

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a quick PSA: the Kwilt app!

November 20, 2014

If you are like me, your phone is full of photos.   Photos in your iPhone album.  Photos on facebook.  Photos on instagram.  They may be similar photos — photos from the same locations, events and moments — but in various locations and difficult to bring together.   Enter the free iPhone app, Kwilt! I’ve been playing […]

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holiday glitter mugs // and surprise giveaway from Ollie swaddle!

November 19, 2014

I don’t know about you, but the time from Halloween to Christmas seems to just fly by.  I find myself thinking that I have plenty of time for DIY gifts and decor projects….only to blink and have December holidays upon us!   I wanted to make gifts for Harlow’s preschool teachers this year, but I […]

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40 weeks // a look at the experience of pregnancy

November 18, 2014

Having just experienced 40 weeks of pregnancy recently — well, 39 weeks — I just at the chance to preview a new documentary, 40 Weeks, that chronicles the entire pregnancy experience through the eyes of a handful of women.  They are all in various stages of life and different experiences.    I found myself getting so emotional, […]

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