Family Life

A Wife’s Guide To Fantasy Football

It's that time of year again. Your husband is absent for long lonely weekends. His returning mood is unpredictable. He's obsessed with lugging home a bigger haul and he stews all week if he returns empty handed. It's hunting season for sports crazed men. It's fantasy football season. If you're the wife of a fantasy… Continue reading A Wife’s Guide To Fantasy Football

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Ellie’s Backyard Beach Themed Birthday Party

This weekend we celebrated Ellie's first birthday with a backyard beach themed party! We don't have a pool but wanted to celebrate with a summer theme, so we pulled together some water activities and used her new sandbox to create a beach-inspired party from our backyard! We were blessed with great weather and enjoyed many… Continue reading Ellie’s Backyard Beach Themed Birthday Party

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Why We Bought a Minivan When I Swore I Never Would

We are a small one child family without any more currently on the way. We are also a one car family and owned a low maintenance, relatively low mileage, and sporty 2010 Corolla. I was adamant for years that I would never be a minivan mom. However, this weekend we took the plunge and traded… Continue reading Why We Bought a Minivan When I Swore I Never Would