What We Are Doing For Advent This Year

Last year, I had so much fun creating my own Advent Calendar, complete with readings, activities, and treats.

This year, I can’t even find where I stashed the stupid thing.

Life is like that. Some years you are making paper snowflakes and building gingerbread houses as soon as you turn the calendar to December 1, while other years you struggle to even get the tree up.  Continue reading “What We Are Doing For Advent This Year”

My Favorite Holiday Moments

I know I am not alone in feeling like the holidays hit like a hurricane and are over before they ever really start, leaving us all reeling in the aftermath. Not to say that the holidays are bad, they can just be a whirlwind! Before I move onto what is next, I wanted to take a moment to think about a few special highlights from the 2015 holiday season. Take a look!

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The Food I Made For The Holidays

We ate very well this Christmas. Although meal planning with two toddlers and a newborn wasn’t easy (hellooo sleep deprivation), it paid off in spades because my cooking was on point all. week. long. 

We celebrated with my immediate family with a delicious brunch at my brother and sister in law’s house on Christmas Eve. Josh made prime rib which everyone said was delicious, my mom made a wonderful quiche, Rhiannon served some of the best roasted vegetables I’ve ever had, and I made a salad and baked french toast. IMG_8744 Continue reading “The Food I Made For The Holidays”

Five Things

-I appear to be in an eating contest with……myself? So far, I’m winning. (Breastfeeding man, it’s serious work.)

-Beatrice’s newborn photo session did not go well. I’m trying not to take it too personally that all three of my kids are incredibly non-compliant. Is it something I did? Something I do? Is this going to be something they need therapy for in the future? Parenting is hard. Continue reading “Five Things”

Our 25 Days of Christmas Activity List

I can’t believe it but we are already three days into December! Normally I would have liked to post our 25 Days of Christmas Activity List on the first day of December, but you know, baby stuff takes first priority because, well, she’s adorable. But before we get too far into December, I wanted to share with you my list of fun, family friendly activities to keep some pep in your step all month long. Continue reading “Our 25 Days of Christmas Activity List”

Gallery of a His Girl Friday Christmas

Merry Christmas friends and readers! It is Christmas afternoon, the boys are sleeping, the dishwasher is running, and we are in between holiday events. I thought I’d take a moment to share some photos from our Christmas eve and Christmas day with you. Hope your holiday has been full of the Love and Joy that God so freely gives to us all. Enjoy! Continue reading “Gallery of a His Girl Friday Christmas”