Category Archives: life as it comes

A few pictures from our Independence Day Celebration

We had a wonderful and sort-of-quiet 4th of July celebration this year. Stan’s cousin Leona and her husband Rob came over to hang out with us in the afternoon and evening, and kids just loved spending time with them! Edward … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday Connor!

This past Sunday 2 years ago, my sweet little blue-eyed wonder entered this world to make me a mommy for the second time. This year we celebrated his precious second birthday. I cannot believe how fast this time flew by, … Continue reading

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New minivan

After 9 days of being down to a one car family (after I very unexpectedly and quickly sold my husband’s station wagon on Craigslist), we are finally now proud owners of a real mom-car – a “new-to-us” Honda Odyssey minivan! … Continue reading

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Just another spring day

Today turned out to be a busy day. Despite still feeling weak (from the cold I’ve been battling over the past 10 days) and just general tiredness that comes with being pregnant, I had a lot on my never-ending to-do … Continue reading

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Thank you for the brownies!

After the boys ate their dinner tonight, including all the spinach and tomatoes, Edward, my oldest (who is 4.5) asked if he and his brother Connor (who is 1.5) could each have a brownie (Edward and I made mini brownie … Continue reading

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Redefining “romantic” (after kids)

Photo credit: Irina Guthrie Photography When my husband announced that he found a “special” coupon for our Valentine’s day dinner, I was surprised. I have to say, my husband is not usually the one to use coupons (although he does … Continue reading

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Ball Canning Party

Have any of you heard of the awesome website called Houseparty.com? I was recently chosen to host one of their parties, and I’m so happy I was! Each of the events from Houseparty is sponsored by various leading brands and … Continue reading

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