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Elf on the Shelf 2015

Our elf, Milo, has been entertaining us so far this year! As the days of December continue, I’ll add to this post ;) Elf on the Shelf: 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | Elf… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Elf on the Shelf 2014

Our elf Milo’s hijinks from 2014 :) Elf on the Shelf: 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 | Elf on the Shelf: 2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014 | 2015 | 2016 |


My husband built me a camera closet! We used the coat closet near our front door (which never really housed any coats…) and converted it into a storage closet for my gear. First he installed a few shelves where I… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Plugging along through summer

Only a few weeks left of summer vacation… we’ve had a great time being overly busy for days in a row, only to come home and literally not leave the house for a day or two. I like that about… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Happy Summer Vacation!

We’re halfway through the first week of summer, and although we haven’t gone on many adventures just yet, we have turned the house upside down (the kids’ rooms, specifically) cleaning things out and getting rid of toys and clothes that… Continue reading ⟩⟩


These are from the apple tree in my backyard. My mother in law says they would make a good pie… I’m not convinced.


Still have 12 loads of laundry to do, but I’m glad to be home :)

TGIF Mojitos :)

It was my turn to host a TGIF soirée for my co-workers this week. We had a few mojitos and hung out outside in the nice weather :) I wish it stayed 75-80 degrees year-round…

Backyard Planting Day

Today we cleaned up the yard a little and then planted some seeds all over the place. I hope I can remember where all I need to water. Afterward we just hung out and enjoyed the day :) Ainsley made… Continue reading ⟩⟩

Homemade orange juice!

After collecting a ton of oranges from our backyard, we made homemade orange juice yesterday — the girls were amazed that all you had to do is squeeze the oranges and voila! It was perfect — just juice right from… Continue reading ⟩⟩