Mother’s Day Gift Guide!

4/10/2019 | 0 Comments

“The clocks were striking midnight and the rooms were very still as a figure glided quietly from bed to bed, smoothing a coverlid here, settling a pillow there, and pausing to look long and tenderly at each unconscious face, to kiss each with lips that mutely blessed, and to pray the fervent prayers which only […]

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San Diego Family Vacation: Day 1

4/9/2019 | 0 Comments

“‘What shall you do all your vacation?’ asked Amy. ‘I shall lie abed and do nothing.’ replied Meg.” Louisa May Alcott, Little Women. Last summer we took our first family vacation with all four kids (ages 3, 9, 11, & 11). We’d taken the older three to New York (will post that trip another day), […]

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Meal Plan: April 8-12

4/8/2019 | 0 Comments

This week’s menu is loaded with prep-ahead meals. With spring sports underway and more daylight, I don’t want to spend all my time in the evenings slaving away in the kitchen. Prepping the meals during the day, while the kids are at school, means I can carpool to practices, play in the yard with my […]

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Meal Plan: April 1-5

4/1/2019 | 0 Comments
Dinner Meal Plan - Week of April 1-5

Happy April! I love when the seasons change because that means my menu gets a change too. We are breaking out the grill for the first time this year! Bring on the sunny weather! I stuck with all link-able recipes this week, still from Skinnytaste. Monday: Spinach Ricotta Quiche w/ side SaladTuesday: Instant Pot Spaghetti w/ Meat […]

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Tweens & Technology

3/24/2019 | 0 Comments
Teens & Technology

“I am not afraid of storms, for I am learning how to sail my ship.” Louisa May Alcott, Little Women. How do storms and sailing ships relate to tweens and technology? There are a lot of storms that our girls will face–that we didn’t have to face growing up. Access to EVERYTHING, quicker communication, and […]

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