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Gift Ideas for a First Birthday

NOTE: This post has sparked a lot of controversy due to poor word choice on my part… this was in no way intended as a wish list for Henry’s birthday or me asking anyone to get him these things. A lot of readers have requested to see ideas for a first birthday and like all of my posts, this was…

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Henry’s 1st Birthday Party: The Plan

So there was a brief moment when I thought I just wanted to have immediate family over for grilling and nothing big and had 0 inspiration or motivation to plan a birthday party for lil H. Then I remembered – this kid of mine ONLY GETS ONE FIRST BIRTHDAY! Dan and I were toying around with ideas… Island Henry, Murder…

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Fiona

On this day, April 3, 2019, your last, the sun was shining for you, sweet Fiona. You were just ten years old… dad and I had just talked about how we had at least another five with you and your brother, Tucker, and how wonderful it was our kids would know you. But the cancer you had was as aggressive…

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What’s Going in Henry’s First Easter Basket

If there’s one thing we love in my family it’s the holidays; even more than the holidays? Planning ahead. (I kid you not when I say we were talking about next year’s Thanksgiving at this year’s Thanksgiving dinner.) The day Pottery Barn Kids dropped their Easter collection I received a text from my mom asking what basket I wanted for…

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