Valentine’s Day

As they always tend to be, our Valentine’s Day this year was pretty low key. Dan had to work both morning and night, so the boys and I had to wine and dine in a different way.

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The Failed Date

Yesterday morning Dan and I dropped the older two boys off with Baba, and had big plans for a day of brunch, Christmas shopping, and relaxed time together.

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A Sweet & Sunny Saturday

Minnesota slays in late September and early October. I mean really truly crushes the meaning of the phrase, “it is a beautiful day”.

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Monday Night Out

Yesterday my in-laws decided to extend their stay by one more night, which worked out perfectly as my sister-in-law was swinging through town for the night.

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We Bid You Adieu

  If you don’t own a boat or have friends who own a boat, there are really only two things to do on Labor Day. Grill out and eat ice cream. And yesterday we partook in both activities.

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To Marketfest We Go

  I was born in Virginia, moved to Las Vegas when I was six, and moved to Minnesota when I was fifteen. But Minnesota has always been home. Even when I was living in Iowa during college, and in California as a newlywed.

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The Most Wondeful Day of the Year

When I was working for the Paleo Parents, we had to keep an eye on national food holidays. And I was amazed at the number of ridiculous ‘national such and such food days’ that there are on the calendar. Seriously. All the foods have a day.

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The Birthday Pause

Well hello there from the blogging hiatus! Boy did life kind of pick up speed in that final stretch of April. One second we were celebrating Dan’s birthday, and the next we were kissing Wrigley and Parker goodbye as we left for the hospital.

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The Great Donut Hunt

There are times in life for a salad. There are times in life for beef bourguignon. And then there are times in life for a donut.

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A Juicy Lucy Kind of Night

Once every two years (literally) we head down to Minneapolis to a little whole in the wall burger bar.

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