The Blowing Rock, North Carolina

This past summer we went on vacation in North Carolina for a week. We stayed in a cozy cabin nestled in the woods near the charming town of Blowing Rock. The town is named after one of North Carolina’s oldest tourist attractions – the…

September 29, 2017

Ally’s 9th Birthday – Harry Potter Style

This past Saturday we celebrated Ally’s 9th Birthday. I threw the party together at the last minute, mostly because of Hurricane Irma, partially because I didn’t have a class list and also wasn’t sure what to do. I wanted to keep it small and…

September 26, 2017

A hairy situation

Two days ago, hubby and I went out to dinner by ourselves. The kids didn’t feel like going and we were right across the street. No worries, right? Well, not so much. About halfway through dinner I get a message from Ally on Google…

August 17, 2017

Beach please

Sometimes a walk on the beach with your teenage daughter is just what you need. The sand between your toes. Seagulls flying overhead. A breeze ruffling through your hair. The steady sound of the waves. Feeding our souls… A good way to spend an…

August 16, 2017