Category Archives: family

Just Trippin’

This week should be chaotic, crazy and also a little bit fun. If I can get everyone packed and on a plane by Wednesday, we just may have our first ever family vacation. It’ll be Amelia’s first airplane ride, after which, we might just decide it needs to be her last one until she’s potty…

La La Love You

We kicked off the summer with a visit from our niece Harper. Her parents (Elijah’s brother and sister-in-law) came too, but she’s the main attraction so whatever. We are now old fogies with kids so we stayed close to home and didn’t partake much of Austin’s nightlife. We did take turns (boys, then girls) having…

Going Up the Country

I’m leaving the house a total disaster. This is me…keeping it real. We’re heading out to Pryor, Oklahoma today. Well, the kids and I are heading out. Elijah and Chester have to stay behind to work and bark at the neighbors, respectively. Since moving to Texas, It’s become a bi-summer tradition to take the kids…

Mother’s Day Recap

I had a wonderful Mother’s Day. Instead of gifts Elijah did all my chores for this week (my birthday week!) so I don’t have laundry, cleaning or grocery shopping to do. It was the perfect week long gift. We spent a quiet day at home. I had worked the night before so Elijah woke up…

The Week of Living Dangerously

(image) I realize that I should probably write a nice little recap of last week’s trip but…I. Just. Can’t. It really was too much. Let me just say that the procedure (when we finally got her in to do it) went well. All my (Southwest) flights arrived safely, on time – and I didn’t have…