Carpenters in Training

A friend gave us a bunch of these metal shelves {thanks Monica} and John couldn’t wait to get the shed organized.  Of course, Maggie and Charlie had to help out.  I brought out a few of their tools from the workbench, John gave them a block of wood and some nails to hammer in.  They…

Is There a Difference Between Cotton and Organic Cotton?

I remember the day we received Maggie’s seriously adorable dress from Nohi Kids. I picked up the mail, opened the package and she saw her dress that she had picked out. Suddenly, she starts changing clothes because she absolutely has to wear her new dress right away. While she was searching through the options, I had a few that I loved, but she picked this out, and it was even cuter on her than it was in the pictures and turned out to be the perfect choice for her.

Doc McMaggie

I love when I catch the kids doing something adorable.  I love it even more when the camera doesn’t stop them from it.  I happen to like Doc McStuffins, so watching Maggie give Charlie’s new toy tractor a checkup was the cutest thing.   Are your kids big Doc McStuffins fans? Do they love to…

Do you want to build a snowman?

In our house, as well as pretty much every other one in the world, the Frozen soundtrack is a constant….and that is without the music and just our little cuties singing away.  Recently, the kids have repurposed my 8 pound medicine balls.  They stack them and create a snowman using other random things she finds…

Finding one on one time with your kids

I remember bringing Charlie home from the hospital and adjusting to life with 2 kids. Suddenly it hit me that I was going to have to figure out how to spend time with Maggie doing things she liked, instead of only spending time with the kids together. I truly missed my time with Maggie. For 20 months, we had always been just us two, this was an adjustment for us both.