This post is sponsored by the Oakland Athletics. All opinions are mine. There are lots of things that define summer for me. Barbecues, Max going to sleepaway camp, daylight until nine at night, baseball and fireworks. As a fourth of July baby, I’ve always held fireworks close to my heart, and my summer just isn’t […]
This post is sponsored by Everywhere Agency on behalf of FoodSaver®; all thoughts and opinions expressed are my own. I love pie. I love pie, but I don’t love the amount of work it takes to make it. Any shortcuts that I can do that will let me fulfill my pie cravings are going to […]
This guy LOVES anything mango.
This post contains affiliate links. We love our Harry Potter projects around here, so I’m always on the lookout for ideas to bring more of the wizarding world into our Muggle one. This magical floating Dementor is one such project! I saw a video on Reddit recently that showed a little figurine hovering in a […]
The wild ten year old is caught in his native habitat, in the act of a grooming or performance ritual known as “flossing”
This post is made possible with support from AARP’s Disrupt Aging. All opinions are my own. I turned 41 last week, on July 4th. Now that I’m officially and undeniably in my 40s, I wanted to take this time to step back and reflect a little bit on what it means to be a woman […]
This is a sponsored post in partnership with California Farm Water Coalition. As parents, we’re always trying to teach Max to appreciate things in life; we teach him about saving and spending money, how to do household chores, and how to have an appreciation for the arts and the outdoors. We spend all this time […]
Officially the closest we’ve ever come to a missed Thursday pic, with both Jamie and I in bed when I remembered that we hadn’t taken a photo. WHEW.
For the third summer, I’m thankful that the director at Max’s sleepaway camp is willing to take on the responsibility of a Thursday picture.