So Proud of my little Junior Olympian swimmer


What a difference 1 year makes!  I’m so proud and happy for my little swimmer. This past weekend Kenzie swam in her biggest most competitive meet ever – the Mid Atlantic Region Junior Olympics and did amazing! Swimmers from the states of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware can qualify for the meet and then come together […]

Happy Birthday Dr. Seuss 


We heart Dr. Seuss and my kids eagerly celebrate any occasion with enthusiasm!  His universally likeable book inspire early readers and make us older readers laugh and reflect on our lifetime of reading Dr. Seuss to both ourselves and our children. Best of all are all those Dr. Seuss quotes rich with gems of wisdom. One […]

Merry Christmas!

Kenzie and Kyle Merry Christmas 2015

Wishing everyone a wonderful Merry Christmas! So thankful for this time with family and friends – and all the down time at home with the kids enjoying each other’s company and our beautiful holiday tree!  

The Classic Christmas Pajama Photo #StraightTalkWishList

Christmas Pajamas 2010

Note: This post is sponsored from Straight Talk. As always, all thoughts and opinions are our own. What traditions bring your family & friends together during the holidays? I’m so thankful for my friendship with my two best friends. We’ve been friends since the 7th grade – some 28 years! Crazy! We get together with our […]

Visiting our Local Feeding America Food Bank to Support The Great American Milk Drive #MilkDrive


Did you know Milk is one of the most requested but least donated items because it is perishable??? I’ve partnered with The Great American Milk Drive to raise awareness about this crucial need to help hungry families.  The Great American Milk Drive is the 1st ever national program to help deliver nutrient- rich milk to hungry families that […]

Then and Now: Happy 10th Birthday to Kenzie!!


Wishing a very Happy Birthday to Kenzie. Love this snap of Kyle looking up to his big sister. 10 years old! And look how small she is below? Born 1 month early our mini girl was SO tiny! Can’t believe she’s double digits. Growing up way too fast. We’re so proud of how she’s handled […]

Determined on land & water! #XC #CrossCountry


Out of the pool and into the woods! I’m so proud of 9 year old Kenzie for hopping in her very 1st ever Cross Country meet last weekend. My girl LOVES LOVES LOVES to run. She did AMAZING! I missed the meet, but a friend captured some fabulous photos. Kenzie has lots of endurancea and […]

Never underestimate the Joy of a Summer Baby Pool!


Kids – and babies – love water. So it’s not secret that Baby Pools rock for the entire family every summer. We may not have a pool in our back yard, but we’ve always had a fantastic time splashing around with even the tiniest of Baby Pools. This summer, we shared our baby pool joy […]

Father’s Day Fishing Inspiration

Fishing Poppy and Kyle

How do you celebrate Father’s Day? For the last few years, the kids have been fishing with their Poppy & Daddy so it’s become part of our tradition. My Dad is quite the fisherman so the kids and my husband love soaking up his fishing advice and learning his outdoor skills to improve their luck […]

Life is Normal… Until it’s not!


It’s been a tough week after getting a dreaded middle of the night phone call from a hotel manager in San Francisco that Mike was found barely conscious and being sent by ambulance to Stanford Medical center for a head injury as they were a special trauma center. Being 3000 miles away never felt so […]