As a family we love fall traditions, and one of our favorites is our group costume tradition. Ever since Charlotte’s first Halloween we have done a family themed costume for Halloween. I have some mixed feelings about this holiday, but for our little family we have chosen to focus on activities that bring us together … More Simple Celebrations: Family Costumes
Fall is truly my favorite time of year. I think part of the magic for me is the transient nature of the season. One day it’s summer, then a cold front drops the temps drastically and has me reaching for my coziest sweater. In between we get a few perfectly crisp sunny days that just … More Simple Pleasures: October 2017
We’ve just about made it through the mad dash of May with all of its celebrations, graduations, and other endings. My first baby graduated preschool (hold me) and I passed the torch of MOPS leadership on to a new group of fantastic women. I’m so ready for the slower, less structured days of summer, and … More Book Picks: Summer reads
Spring is my second-favorite season. Fall edges it out by the slimmest of margins. My soul delights in warmer weather and watching the world come back to life. Unfortunately it seems like along with green grass spring also brings with it an extra-full schedule. This past weekend we attended three birthday parties in addition to … More Mama Musings: How do I care for my soul during a season of busyness?
Fall is absolutely my favorite season. Even though the weather hasn’t exactly cooperated this year (we’ve averaged highs in the 80s way more often than the 60s) it’s still cooled off enough to make outdoor adventures enjoyable rather than miserable. Which brings me to the first thing I’m loving right now:1. Family OutingsTessa was just … More I’m Loving…Fall Edition
One of my favorite things about my capsule wardrobe is the number of outfits I can create with just a few pieces. I thought I’d show you some examples using a “mini capsule,” three tops, three bottoms, and two completers (along with shoes and accessories). This was a fun challenge for me, and I ended … More Capsule Wardrobe: Part 3 – Mix and match outfits
Charlotte is at that age (four and a half) where she is really starting to understand seasons and months of the year. She’s very excited about fall and watching the leaves change, although she is also struggling with the end of summer (she had a twenty-minute meltdown when I told her I’d packed away her … More Kid Lit: Fall Picture books and board books