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Why We Live Small…

Why We Live Small…

Here is my house. All 1283 square feet of it. To some people that may seem decent size, but to many with a family my size seems tiny. Which it can be. We live in a “townhouse” but luckily we do not share a wall with our neighbors like most in the community do. We […]

Leaving on a Jet Plane

Leaving on a Jet Plane

Over the next month Atticus and I will be traveling around the country in search of MommyCon venues. We are first headed to Austin for a day and a half of site tours and Gourdoughs, then we are off to Portland for another 40 hour window with Kelli and Adele for site tours and Voodoo […]

Mom Monday: The Not-So-Evil Step-Mom

Mom Monday: The Not-So-Evil Step-Mom

In our house, we don’t say the “step” word.  There is no step-daughter or step-mom.  The children almost consider it a bad word.  Usually in the case of step parents the tension arises because the children don’t take too kindly to the new addition in the family.  This isn’t the case with us. I met […]

Toddlers in restaurants

Toddlers in restaurants

I’m those people. You know, the ones who take their cute but rambunctious children into public places. My kids go to pretty nice restaurants with me and sometimes throw jello onto the carpeted floor. I don’t know why they put us on carpet. Honestly, it’s poor planning on their part. I do not “allow” my […]

Bacon Wrapped Cilantro Chicken

Bacon Wrapped Cilantro Chicken

  I am almost done with my Whole 30, which I recently wrote about. I have felt great this month! I have more energy and feel a little more focused without grains, sugar and dairy in my diet. I am happy with the results so far, and feel that regular paleo will be even easier […]

Babywearing: Taiwanese Carry

Babywearing: Taiwanese Carry

I hate this carry, in fact I don’t think I know 1 person who actually likes this carry.  It’s unflattering, complicated and horribly uncomfortable.  Seriously I’m not kidding.  Try this carry and you’ll see what I mean.  I don’t know what the person who invented this carry was thinking.  Seriously awful. httpv://youtu.be/9tT4GDTTFQQ Don’t say I […]

10 Random Facts about Riley…

10 Random Facts about Riley…

Here is some little fun things about my little Riley: Her nickname is “Buggy”. If anyone accidentally calls Lily by that nickname she gets upset.  Her favorite color is purple. She wears glasses and has an insanely high prescription (something like a +5) She has an amazing ability to memorize things. When she was learning to read she memorized […]