Friday Favorites: Sick Day Edition

Happy TGIF all!

I am keeping my fingers crossed that a well rested weekend will get us all back on track. In the meantime I thought I would share some of my favorite products that have helped us get through the last few weeks. Read More

When Life Doesn’t Go As Planned

The last 5 weeks have been rough to say the least… I try to keep this a fun and happy place but ya know, sometimes life just doesn’t go as planned.

I ran myself pretty ragged before Christmas focusing on my business. I am so incredibly grateful for all of the support but a little bummed I ended up running out of time for some of my favorite Christmas traditions. Then the week before Christmas Parker ended up taking a trip to the ER for a concussion and the next day Caity’s school called and she had lice. Rob and I went into survival mode and did what needed to be done. We ended up leaving for NJ a few days earlier than planned which meant we never decorated the tree and I ran out of time to take photos for our Christmas home tour. Read More

Caity’s 28th Month Update

This little girl is growing before my eyes…

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Her favorites phrases right now are, “what dat?!?”, “hi Dad”, “Parker NO!!!”, and “ppaaaallleeeeezzzzzzzz”. She will also start counting down when she hears us doing it. She doesn’t take crap from her brother anymore and you can usually find him in a head lock if there is a disagreement. She loves taking care of her baby dolls and pushing the stroller around the house. She calls all of them dolly expect her favorite, which is baby. She is still a very good eater but prefers strawberries, yogurt, and gold fish. When the door bell rings she immediately says,
“pizza here!”. <– Mom fail right there… She loves getting her hair combed and brushing her teeth, although it’s mostly just sucking the water from her toothbrush.

Christmas 2016

Although it wasn’t planned we ended up heading to New Jersey a few days early which meant we would be there for all of my favorite Christmas Eve and Christmas Day traditions. We did some last minute shopping, decorated the tree, read stories, wrapped gifts, and ate all of our traditional favorites with lots of cookies in between.

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We carved out time while home to meet up with one of my closest friends at Hershey. It was a little chilly but it didn’t stop us from having a blast. The kids absolutely love the rides and of course the sweet snacks!

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There was also a lot of down time which the kiddos desperately needed. They enjoyed wagon rides around the orchard, hot coco, and playing with all of their new toys.

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Rob and I were able to spend the New Year’s weekend at the beach with friends AND had a date night out.

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Our local Chick-fil-A saw us several times over the course of our stay getting our nugget, milkshake, and playground fix in.

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And the best part…? It actually snowed!!!

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Sammy & Sophia Meyer 2016

Saying good bye to Sammy & Sophia is always bitter sweet. While I don’t have to worry about nightmares of forgetting, I miss the joy on the kids faces each morning… Although we were really busy this year we had a lot of fun each night. We remade some of our favorites from last year and came up with a few new ones for this year. FYI, putting sprinkles in pancakes makes them taste like funfetti!!! Until next year…