A Week and 5 Girls


I spent the last week of August in Ithaca, NY at my brother’s house.  My sister-in-law, Erica, was working.  My brother, Jim, was starting a new job.  And… our 5 girlies had a week until school started.  Sounds like fun right? Loading See saw see saw. #ithaca #ny View on Instagram Can’t go to Ithaca […]

Pretty flowers… and my awesome niece.


These were the only photos I took on Labor Day.    Everyone likes to look at pretty pictures right? Pretty yellow flowers. Pretty pink flowers. More pretty pink flowers. And my pretty & awesome niece Larisa.  (I have 5 nieces… we make a lot of girls.)  I love when we get to send all of […]

Yes. I know it’s October.


I believe I am the only blogger on earth that didn’t post photos of their kids’ first day of school.  I figured I would fix that (a month later).  I heard somewhere that if a blogger doesn’t post first day of school photos the school year doesn’t count… so ya know… gotta comply even if […]

TypeA Parent Conference was just full of awesome.


Type A Parent Conference was in September and I never even mentioned a word about it.  I’d like to describe it in one word… but there is no way.  It was all kinds of awesome.  It’s where I find my people.  I’ve already bought my ticket for next year. I had a gorgeous view from […]

Inside vs. Outside

Emmett is totally into being an outdoor cat. Loading Emmett is pretending to be a rain forest cat. #catsofinstagram #cat View on Instagram And Bailey… well, let’s just say Bailey is not interested. Loading   Bailey is just not amused.  She’s happy staying inside… even with the door wide open. #catsofinstagram #cat View on Instagram

Had a blast at Bottle Hill Day.


Bottle Hill Day was September 27th. The weather was gorgeous. We ran into a billion friends wandering the streets. We at amazing pulled pork sliders and refreshing snow cones. As always… fun was had.

My So-Called Blog


This blog…. it’s been totally mediocre for quite a time now. I’m sorry. I’m going to try to fix it. How bout we start with some time travel via pic posts? If nothing else… I can do a year in reverse pic dump posting right?  Everyone likes pictures right? Be on the lookout… I swear […]

Grace in Small Things – 208


5 little things that make me happy 1.  The return of the fall TV schedule. 2.  Temperatures between 65-75.  Perfection. 3.  Keurig.com automatic coffee delivery option. 4.  The addition of Señor Sangria to our corner store.  (Their sangria is yummy… and after watching their video I just love their story. I LOVE that they’re from […]

Grace in Small Things – 207


5 little things that make me happy 1.  The way Zoe & Ana get along with all of their cousins. 2.  Leftover baked ziti and meatballs. 3.  Fresh mountain air. 4.  Bailey’s coffee creamer.  mmmmmm 5. SeeSaw girls…