Big Parade

Missing Kitty

Today was a beautiful day, so although I didn’t think I had time to run, I decided to go anyway. I felt unbelievably sluggish, which surprised me because usually a sunny day in February is rejuvenating. In truth, I left without finishing my first cup of coffee. I blame that and not the fact that […]

Running Thoughts

I went running today for the first time in weeks. I thought I’d be training for a half marathon right now, but it just isn’t working out the way I’d planned. Instead, I’m just going to try to get out and run more than once a month. Is it doable? I think so. Today began […]

Using up scraps

Yesterday was a sick day at home with my youngest. I had planned on a glorious day of shopping and errands while the twins were at an extended preschool day, but that all changed before we even left the house in the morning. Instead of wallowing in the disappointment of being stuck at home (for […]

Heartfelt love for daddy

This year for Valentine’s Day, the girls and I continued a tradition of giving my husband a jar of Hershey’s Kisses to keep on his desk at work. At first glance, it doesn’t seem like much, but it’s a definite treasure. Each kiss is taped to a small love note from one of us, so […]

A little Valentine love

Here’s a little treat I crocheted for my four girls for Valentine’s Day. It’s a great way to use up scrap yarn, and a good excuse for using those novelty yarns that sometimes end up a knotted mess in the bottom of your stash! The little baskets work up quickly, so you can easily make […]

Decade of babies

My first baby turned 10 last month. A decade of parenthood filled with extreme joy, lunacy, learning, and change. Every year brought its own challenges and triumphs. Whether it was one of those nerve-wracking first outings with one newborn, or trips to the zoo with double strollers, harnesses and Baby Bjorns, each took so much […]