Monthly Archives: January 2016

Adventures in Momming

Unicorn Rainbow

We all remember the utter hilarity that was T’s “Adventures in Dadding (Sh*t-Filled Edition)“post a while back. I prided myself on the fact that I have never, and will never, experience something as amazing as that day in T’s fatherhood journey. Everyone knows that parenthood is a far cry from sweet baby kisses under rainbows while unicorns graze in the background, sunshine shining down on everyone’s perfect smiles and glowing souls. Most often it looks like bags under the eyes, oh-shit-I-just-stepped-on-a-musical-toy-firetruck-at-3-in-the-morning, hair in a messy bun again, I think these clothes are clean, kind of situation.

And just to add to that glowing image of parenthood, I’m here to tell you about my adventures in momming and the moment that my pride in avoiding a T level of shit situation was lost. Continue reading

Short Lived

You may remember that I spent some time creating a great magnetic alphabet for Q to play with on our fridge. It was a labor of love, taking way more time and effort than I anticipated, but with beautiful results. So beautiful that I spent another two months creating a second set for my niece for Christmas.

I finished her set up a few days after Christmas and finally packed away my felt, thread and needles. The other day, Q decided that 26 letters was just too many for his liking. Continue reading

Make this food.

Pot on the gas stove

For the last few weeks, I’ve been making an effort to finally make some of the recipes that I’ve been hoarding away on my things-that-sound-delicous-and-I-should-make-this-someday Pinterest board for years. And I’ve been hitting the nail on the head with every single one of them.

We’ve found some great recipes, and I thought I would share with you in case you needed some kitchen inspiration for these long, cold winter days. Continue reading