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3 Steps to Relax with Your Spouse at Home

I don’t know about your family’s schedule, but Saturdays are just as chaotic as the work week. It isn’t until we hit Sunday that I truly feel like I can hit pause and fall off the radar for awhile. For most of our relationship…

January 19, 2019
Featured Parenting

Pregnancy #2 Diary: Update at 32 Weeks

I’m doing something a bit different today than I usually do and I’ll be sharing some personal details of pregnancy #2! I entertained the idea of doing a weekly or monthly series outlining all the changes I’m going through, but my pregnancy with Fox…

January 15, 2019
Family Featured

Personalized Holiday Gifting with Snapfish

It’s been about 15 years since I first started giving gifts just from me for the holidays. It feels like it gets harder each year to find the perfect gift that hasn’t already been given in past years. The one thing that I can…

November 19, 2018
Family Featured Food

Family Recipe: Homemade Chicken and Dumplings

Now that I’m living nearby to loved ones again, I’m making it my mission to track down and make all the yummy family recipes. One of my favorite dishes my grandmother makes is homemade chicken soup with dumplings, and it’s the perfect time of…

November 5, 2018
Featured Parenting

Preparing for Baby #2

This post is sponsored by Sam’s Club but all thoughts and opinions are my own. I guess it’s about time that we talk about pregnancy #2, yeah? Let’s do it! I took a lot longer (two times as long as my first baby) to…

November 1, 2018
Featured Parenting Travel

The Key to a Happy Family Road Trip

Thank you Maxi-Cosi for sponsoring this post. Keep your little adventurers comfy, safe & stylish with the Maxi-Cosi Magellan 5-in-1 car seat! Without any exaggeration, my husband and I get at least two comments a week from strangers telling us to sign Fox up…

October 23, 2018
Family Featured Food Holidays

Top 5 Fall Family Essentials

All summer long it seemed like our family was spread out throughout the house avoiding touching anyone or anything — this may sound personal, but I swear it was just because of the lack of air conditioner! Now that the temperatures are significantly dropping…

October 3, 2018
Family Featured Holidays

Getting Messy Indoors: Pumpkin Painting!

Happy October!  The beginning of this month marks the rolling out of our Halloween decorations, scary movie marathons, and the start of fireplace season. Since this is my husband’s first October in Buffalo, I prepped him with a few stories from the past about…

October 1, 2018
Buffalo Family Featured

The Great Pumpkin Farm

We spent the first day of fall at the local pumpkin patch celebrating and we’re sure glad we did! There were lots of first to be had including Fox’s first time having his face paint and heading through a haunted house. This kid’s favorite…

September 29, 2018
Family Featured Parenting

Surprise! Here Comes Baby #2

I guess it’s finally time to let everyone in on the big secret: baby boy no. 2 is en route! After Fox was born, our plans for a second child vanished. I made it clear to anyone who asked that it was not in…

September 26, 2018
Featured Food Marriage

Braided Leaf Apple Pie

I joked on Instagram recently that I was going to go into pie making business to justify my excessive trips to the apple orchards this fall. Well, I made my first pie of the season and, needless to say, I’m lucky that one measly…

September 19, 2018