Lay it on me people. Three hour car trip with a 7 month old and a two and a half year old. How is this going to go? What do I need to bring? DVDs? New toys? Benadryl? Lots and lots of Benadryl. Just kidding on the last one. But it all seriousness, any tips you have would be greatly appreciated. We are embarking on our annual family vacation to the Wisconsin Dells. A week of swimming, sun, adventures, laughing with family and, of course, cheese. I mean it is Wisconsin. [Read more…]
As, I am typing this it is currently 9:22pm. I am sitting at our desk in the family room of our new house. I have thrown my hands in the air and given Mike control over bedtime with Andy. Reason #1 this is happening is because I need to get back to blogging. But, reason #2 is that Andy’s bedtime routine has been sucking my life force out of me just like a friggen Dementor. By the time I get him into bed, I feel like I ran an Iron Man and my body has just given out on me just as I passed the finish line. As I am typing, I can hear loud thumps and running. Then silence. Then a thump.
Oh God, did Andy kill Mike? [Read more…]
Can we talk about how annoying the phrase, “When it rains it pours” is? Like seriously! Number one, why does it have to rain in the first place, let alone pour? And yeah, yeah, yeah, I know rain allows beautiful things to grow and us to appreciate happy times. Blah, blah, blah. Is it possible to just maybe have a light drizzle as opposed to a full on torrential down pour? Maybe with a little rainbow at the end? [Read more…]
Yeah, it is a Monday. Yeah, it is kind of gloomy here in Chicago. Yeah, the weekend is over and maaaaaybe that would have been a better time to share this recipe with you.
But, in my book, there is no better time for a good drink than a Monday. I hope you agree. [Read more…]
So, I am a walking talking stereotype. Yes, I am pregnant. 26 weeks to be exact. Yes, I am craving pickles. I should be cast on a sitcom because this is exactly what would happen to the lead female character if she was pregnant. I loved pickles pre-pregnancy, but now that love has been taken to a new level. [Read more…]