Queen of the Moms

Photo: The greatest goodie bag of all time?   Yes, I wrote a whole post bashing goodie bags… then my friend convinced me to let her make them for Major’s birthday party anyway. I realize this makes me look real soft on my convictions. I suppose I would say that I love my friend more…

Thoughts from a Pick-up Playdate

Photo: My friend reminded me that fiber in hand and project in mind makes all troubles go away. We decided to take a special trip to the city to our favorite fiber store, Gather Here. I went in there un-inspired and came out with a little fabric and this amazing bag. I saw it and had to…

[Sponsored] Wardrobe for the Season of Attending

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The One Good Thing About Being the “Only”

Photo: I take particular pleasure in a good, velvety yolk. I live for a good eggs benedict. Over- or under-cooked and I just growl. When it was time to teach The Husband how to cook, the first thing I taught him was how to get the eggs right. It took him a while, but he’s…

[Quiet Thoughts] Balanced and True

Photo: Nothing screams New England quite like a stone fence. Nothing screams “first day of school” quite like anxious smiles. These are the moments that I live for.   The first day of school was everything I needed it to be. I got little boys up early, they were excited and ready to go, they…

We Now Resume Our Regularly Scheduled Programming…

Photo: I’m raising New Englanders. I mean, really. Who lays down in the freaking snow!? My boys do! They literally run around, crunch around, sled and be ridiculous, and then lay down in the snow. Just looking at this picture makes me shiver. One of the moms made fun of me today for all the slipping…