Motherhood, mothers day, Uncategorized

Mamas and strawberry lemonade

My mom is genuinely my best friend. My husband jokes about the amount of time I spend with her...but I explained to him how she's not like "most moms". How she will stand with me in the pit at a concert drinking wine and dancing or go totally natural with our similar wavy hair or… Continue reading Mamas and strawberry lemonade

Family Life, wedding

The Magical Wedding

It's come and gone. After months of planning and buying and preparing and agonizing over the weather, it's over. December 8th is a day we will never forget. A day of witnessing and celebrating the marriage of two very special people. Nan and Perrin got married on a cold day right before a major snowstorm… Continue reading The Magical Wedding

Family Life, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized

Why am I Thankful?

'The more you practice the art of thankfulness, the more you have to be thankful for." - Norman Vincent Peale When I think about what I am most thankful for, it's never anything I own. It's always my family and friends. The people we do life with. The ones who get you through the hard… Continue reading Why am I Thankful?

Family Life, Seasonal, Thanksgiving

11 Topics for your Thanksgiving Meal

Thanksgiving meals can be both fun, joyeous and somewhat predictable. We all come prepared to answer the lovable questions of “what are you up to now? How is school? What are your plans?” These questions are sweet and asked out of politeness and curiosity and while some of us may jump at the opportunity to… Continue reading 11 Topics for your Thanksgiving Meal

Family Life

My Fifth Wedding

December 8th is a very important event in our family’s life.  Our fifth and last daughter is getting married.  It was kind of funny that my husband's concern  about having five girls wasn’t how to provide for their education or the extra curricula activities or even all the sets of braces they needed, but the weddings!  He saw dollar signs at the… Continue reading My Fifth Wedding