There are some things I’ve learned, from trial and error, or from other parents, that seem to be universally helpful that I thought I would share in case they can help someone else.
Kicking off the Arizona Adventures series with a recap of a date with my daughter at First Friday in downtown Phoenix, checking out street art, listening to live music and museum-hopping.
Last year for Christmas, Mr. G surprised us with a new puppy. Today, Dash turns 1. Now, I had been asking for a second dog for years. When we got our first dog, Scoop, she was our baby. If nobody would be home for more than four hours, we arranged for play dates with our friends’ dogs. Granted, we lived… View Post
Sometimes, you’re just strolling through the candy aisle at Target enjoying a brief momcation when you notice a bag of White Chocolate Candy Corn Hershey’s. You remember the box of Trader Joe’s Halloween Joe Joe’s sitting in the pantry at home, and something clicks. When Pumpkin turned 1, she had a rainbow-themed birthday party and I made these Oreo Pops for favors. I used… View Post
Back in January, I wrote about my More or Less New Year’s resolution and an effort to buy fewer new items, so I thought I was due to give an update on my second-hand journey. I will confess I haven’t been as disciplined in this effort as I’d imagined, but I have had some successes. Not counting the items I… View Post