Thoughts On Three.

Somewhere around Cullen’s first birthday, I remember the questions starting to roll in – when will you try for another?  I feel like society generally assumes that one kid will lead to another (although...

New Years Musings.

Hello, 2016! I hope it’s off to a great start for you!  So far it’s been a busy year for us, but in all good ways.  We kicked off 2016 in Seaside, Florida –...

Christmas Celebrations 2015.

How is it possible that Christmas has come and gone?  And that I’m actually writing my recap within a few days!?  I remember two years ago writing my holiday recap in February – oops. ...

A Run Happy Stocking Stuffer GIVEAWAY!

Popping in for a very quick post today – to say happy holiday and give you guys a quick running update! I haven’t been running much these last few weeks – the torrential rain...

Vegetarian Massaman Quinoa Curry.

I’ve been feeling really conflicted with cooking lately.  On one hand, I feel really inspired by this dreary, rainy season to make hearty stews, warm soups, and other seasonal favorites.  I’m on a serious...

Leaving a Legacy.

If you know me well, you know that I am incredibly sentimental.  I blame my mom for this.  Although while she hangs onto every stuffed animal, strawberry shortcake doll, and even our baby teeth...

Holiday Happiness.

Are you ready?  It’s the same post I write every December, with pictures of the exact same Christmas decorations I’ve been using since 2006!  Can you contain your excitement?  Let’s do this! This has...

Going Nuts.

Most of the time these days, I feel like I am going nuts.  Currently, we are going nuts because we have had pouring non-stop rain for weeks and weeks.  And I know what you...

Gift Guide For Kiddos: Sibling Edition!

Does anyone still need to do their Christmas shopping?  Of course I meant to do this post weeks ago, but surprise surprise – I’m way behind as always!  You guys still love me, right? ...

Thanksgiving 2015 (& Beautiful Bouqs!)

We are back home in Seattle after a wonderful week back in the Midwest with our families.  We took off last Tuesday morning, and for the first time in four years I wasn’t nervous...

The Vegetarian Thanksgiving Menu.

It’s almost here – my very favorite holiday of the whole year.  Not surprisingly, it’s the one that is all about FOOD – Thanksgiving!  We’ll be traveling for Thanksgiving this year – splitting the...

Coconut Curried Butternut Squash & Kale Soup

Hey guys – how was your week??  I am sorry for the radio silence over here.  This week totally got away from me.  We are busy, busy getting ready to go away for Thanksgiving...