cultivating a happy mother's day

I’ve been wanting a vegetable garden for awhile, and this weekend, Jonny and Joseph areĀ building me a custom vegetable garden for Mother’s Day. It has been so sweet to see them work together, and it has really been a labor of love. And Joseph has been really fascinatedĀ by the tomato thingies. (Thingies. That’s the best […]

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first birthday circus theme party

It’s pretty tough to believe that Asher JamesĀ is already a year old. (It seems like I just wrote this.) To celebrate, we had a circus first birthday partyĀ with a few friends and family. Asher loves to give us his ROAR, so we went with a tiger as inspiration for his first birthday bash. Our life […]

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kitchen sink thoughts on motherhood

Sunshine filtering through the windows, robins playing on the front lawn. A content baby with bedhead and lots of sloppy kisses. It was a happy morning. Jonny was taking Joseph out for daddy-son donuts, before dropping him off at preschool. Glancing out the window, I rolled up my sleeves to get started on the dishes, […]

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may flowers

Oh, May. I’m so ready for you. I grew up celebrating May 1st by making May Day baskets. I lovingly decorated plastic cups with stickers and construction paper, fashioning handles from pink pipecleaners. I filled each basket to the brim with candy and popcorn, and secretly delivered them to friends’ houses. I love the sweetness […]

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