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Forever Home

I’ve been thinking a lot about home lately. To be perfectly honest, when I moved into this old farmhouse three years ago, I never planned on moving out. Even though I knew it was unlikely that we’d be able to own this place- the house is attached to a very large […]

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Easy Easter Cards

Tuesday afternoon, in attempt to distract Emmett from his constant summiting of our dining room table, we decided to make some Easter cards. I don’t usually make cards for Easter, but I thought it would be fun to give them to his grandparents and great-aunt, who is hosting our Easter meal […]

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Weekly Meal Planning

This week, as I unconsciously sat at the table planning out our weekly meals, it struck me that somewhere along the way we seem to have fallen into a pretty nice rhythm. Though it feels like just yesterday that I was planted on the couch breastfeeding 6-8 hours a day with a tiny newborn, […]

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Feeling Blue

I haven’t wanted to write lately because I haven’t wanted to be honest with myself about how things are really going. I’ve been repeating “I love my life,” unconsciously to myself, willing it to be true. But it’s been a tough winter, and at times I’ve felt pretty down in […]

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An Inconvenient Life

I’ve been thinking a lot about convenience lately. About all the many things I do, buy and consume in it’s name. Being the parent of a young child, especially in the early years, you feel entitled to certain conveniences because your life is already a lot of work. But something about that outlook often feels wrong […]

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Handmade Valentines

Valentine’s Day has never been my favorite holiday of them all. It seems, despite my best efforts to manage my expectations, I always experience some sort of romantic let down. It’s silly, really. The one day of the year when the romantic nature I do my best to keep to […]