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THE AMSTERDAM CITY GUIDE WITH KIDS

THE AMSTERDAM CITY GUIDE WITH KIDS

Amsterdam is more than just pot and prostitution, I promise. I knew I was going to love Amsterdam as soon as we booked our flight and I started researching like a lunatic. The first question…

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STOP STARING AT MY PITTIES

STOP STARING AT MY PITTIES

I didn’t think of that title myself, in fact it’s plastered all over the internet on t-shirts. It’s also tattooed across my aunts chest. She’s 100% my spirit animal! A few years ago I started…

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HAPPY 8TH BIRTHDAY TRACEN

HAPPY 8TH BIRTHDAY TRACEN

Today, on the shortest day of the year, my baby turns another year older! Another year our hearts have grown more than we ever thought they could. As a barely 24 year old, I became…

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EXPERIENCE GIFTS OVER PHYSICAL GIFTS

EXPERIENCE GIFTS OVER PHYSICAL GIFTS

     “What does he want for his birthday?” “Anything he’s into that he really wants for Christmas?” Tracen’s birthday is 4 days before Christmas so I get a little cray cray when people ask me these…

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THE END OF SUMMER

THE END OF SUMMER

It’s September 26 and we just booked a family trip for less than 7 weeks out Is it possible we’re already dreading the winter here in Michigan that we’re looking at all opportunities to leave?! Yup.…

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SURPRISE CALIFORNIA TRIP

SURPRISE CALIFORNIA TRIP

This past weekend I jumped on a plane to surprise my girlfriend in California that I haven’t seen in a few years. I had planned it with her husband and a week before I was…

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SKYLOR’S 5TH BIRTHDAY

SKYLOR’S 5TH BIRTHDAY

Yesterday we celebrated Skylor’s 5th birthday. Five. FIVE GUYS FIVE! Every parent will always say “they have no idea where the time has gone” and as cliche as it is, it’s 110% true. Where the hell…

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MASTER BEDROOM REMODEL

MASTER BEDROOM REMODEL

On Fridays we have pizza, they are called pizza party Fridays. We’ve been doing this for YEARS, like at least 8 years. On the 2nd Friday of the month my mom and Tom come over…

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2018 SUMMER BUCKET LIST

2018 SUMMER BUCKET LIST

This past weekend, after I was done nursing a hang over (because I’m an old lady), we headed to Cranbrook with the boys to fly kites and look for buried treasure as Sky calls it.…

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HOW TO BE A PATIENT PARENT

HOW TO BE A PATIENT PARENT

If you could buy one thing in life that would make you a better parent what would it be? Hands down, mine would be patience. Patience; the capacity to accept or tolerate delay, trouble, or…

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