Back in the days when I actually had time to write (ie one child, who was in preschool a couple mornings a week), I loved writing seasonally appropriate posts for every holiday, Halloween included. Now that I’ve got a toddler running me ragged a lot less time, those sort of posts have gone on the backburner. Back when Baby Zu was a newborn, I threw all the blogging “rules” out the window in the hopes of keeping my sanity (it helped?!?) While writing soothes my soul, not putting pressure on myself to do it means a lot less stress – and…Read the rest of this entry →
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Last week there were two gorgeous sunny days in a row smack dab in the middle of the week, which amazingly enough fell on days that the Crag-Daddy had off work – New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. And what better way to spend the END of 2014 and the START of 2015 than at the crag with family and friends? NEW YEAR’S EVE: We wrapped up 2014 with a day at Rocky Face, which was an outdoor staple for our family during the latter stages of my pregnancy . For obvious reasons – the routes start less than 50 feet from…Read the rest of this entry →
From our house to yours, have a happy holiday! Whether it’s warm, cold, snowy, beachy, rainy, stormy, or sunny, get outside and enjoy the holidays as a family!
Raise your hand if your house still has Halloween candy left. Don’t lie about it, we can’t be the only ones. And yes, that secret stash in the top of your pantry that your kids don’t know about DOES count. And playing that warrior game with your kids about their candy doesn’t make it any better. If you’re like our family, your kids probably got way too much candy and you’re not quite sure how to, ahem, dispose of it in a manner that is satisfactory to everyone in the household. I mean, you could always just throw it away I guess,…Read the rest of this entry →
Looking for some ideas for your favorite adventurous kiddo this holiday season? Here’s a list of some gift ideas based on our experiences adventuring as a family of four this past year. I’ve listed a general gift, why it makes a great gift, as well as specific brand recommendations that have worked for us (and of course, where to find them!) Depending on how much of a gear junkie your child is (it’s hereditary in our family) these items may or may not be found in a letter to Santa (in fact, some of these items are more of a gift to help mom and…Read the rest of this entry →