Wordless Wednesday #4 – Birthday Surprises

Alena's 28th Birthday!

When I finally began writing again after my extended break, I mentioned that my husband and his family surprised me with an impromptu birthday party. I lay on the couch the entire time, half-dead from a horrible respiratory infection, but I was so touched it didn’t even matter. It wasn’t the most exciting or fun [...]

Serenity At Rest + All The Love

Serenity At Rest

Serenity stopped napping last summer, at only fifteen months old. It was the same time that we moved her out of our bed, and into her crib at night, and I think something just clicked off for her, and now she refuses to sleep during the day, unless she’s in the car (and even then, [...]

New Superfruit? Check Out Kiabae 100% Pure Boabab Fruit Powder

Kaibae 100% Pure Baobab Fruit Powder

I absolutely love smoothies, and I’m always looking for ways to make them even better. Thanks to a complimentary sample sent to me by Kaibae, I got to try a brand new superfruit powder called Baobab. Kaibae 100% Pure Baobab Fruit Powder is a powerful superfood that has a unique nutritional profile, and tastes pretty darn good, [...]

Happy Super Smash Brothers Birthday, Little Man!


My sweet little nephew just turned three. How did that happen??? We moved here to Illinois less than two weeks before the little guy was born, and it just doesn’t seem like that much time could possibly have passed already. Then again, we have an almost two year who was born a year and a [...]

New Friends + Dooodolls Giveaway!

Dooodolls Blinky

One of the cool things about being a blogger is the wild stuff that crosses your path, and sometimes ends up at your house. I’m pretty excited to share this particular wild stuff with you, because we’ve had a blast playing with it! Meet the Dooodolls… Blinky Pinkie Pirate Cupido Ninja Sunny Twin The wonderful folks [...]