Reflecting on 2014 and Happy New Year!!!!!!!!


Happy 2015 friends!!!  Wishing everyone a fabulous year full of adventure and good health! Heading into a new year, we always reflect on the past year together when we go out to dinner with the kids on New Year’s Eve.  2014 was a fabulous year for the 4 of us with all kinds of excitement […]

Getting our Christmas On !!!


Tis the season! When Thanksgiving falls late and it’s only 3 weekends until Christmas, it’s time in our house to go all out decorating and begin trimming our tree. We love our local Yeager’s Farm and visiting there annually to buy a pre-cut giant tree and then we take a hayride to the fields where […]

School Days!


My days feel empty without the constant chatter and buzz of energy around the house and I’m missing those lazy days by the pool as I dig into work now. Oh how I miss these cuties! My little guy started 1st grade and I just can’t believe how times flies. Love that now the kids […]

So Proud of our Swim Team Kids


These kids. Determination, hard work, and the love of swimming is giving both Kenzie and Kyle an amazing summer swim season. So proud of both of them- especially Kyle. Look at this guy standing ready to swim his 25 freestyle. He is still diving in off the side – in a sweet belly flop but […]

Mother’s Day 5K with my Little Girl

5K Kenzie Mom Mother's Day

She’s a runner! It’s so exciting to see your children grow and reach that point where they can begin to share your passions and interests. To celebrate Mother’s Day, my 8 yr old Kenzie and I ran a 5K together that is just for girls. The vibe of the race is awesome as everyone runs […]

Spring Mom Mixer at the Four Seasons Recap #MomMixer

Family Photo Mom Mixer

That’s a wrap! This weekend we hosted the Spring into Summer Mom Mixer at the Four Seasons. It was an amazing day! Everyone had a wonderful time thanks to our engaging sponsors who brought the fun along with all kinds of interesting information to share with our attendees. After months of planning,  these events are […]

And the girl can RUN!

Kenzie 1st 1500m USATF meet

Exciting day! Perfect spring weather rolled in just in time for 8 year old Kenzie to run in her very 1st official track meet. No wind and beautiful weather of 60 degrees made it an ideal day for runners and us spectators. Kenzie ran the 1500 and did amazing. It was neat to see her […]

Kyle Swam 10 Laps!!!!!!!


It’s been a LONG LONG LONG road, but this kid is FINALLY swimming. We are so excited to know that he is now water safe, but he is even MORE excited to officially be able to swim. He now loves loves loves his swim lesson each week. The fear has finally left and with each […]

How to Host a Harry Potter Lunch with a Hogwarts Inspired Menu – It’s Easy!

Harry Potter Luncheon

Phoenix tears or pretzels with dipping mud anyone? Building on the kids obsession for all things Harry Potter, we surprised them on Saturday with a Harry Potter luncheon in our very own kitchen. How to Host a Harry Potter Lunch with a Hogwarts Inspired Menu In the 10 minutes it took the kids and I […]

Giving Back Thanks to Johnson’s Baby #JohnsonsBabyCares

Johnson's Baby Cares Cards

Thanks to Johnson’s Baby, the kids and I were able to donate these adorable baby care kits to Moms in need in our own community. I’m a member of the Johnson’s Baby Cares Council and last spring Johnson’s Baby partners with our Spring Mom Mixer event where we had our attendees write inspiring notes of […]