Category Archives: family

Christmas chaos (also: the time I almost canceled the holiday.)

It’s taken me this long to do a Christmas recap not because I’m busy, but because it has taken me days and days to recover from the entire fiasco that was our holiday this year. You see, I had such … Continue reading

Posted in adventuring, family, holidays, imperfection | Tagged , , , | 14 Comments

Fa-la-la-la-la… cough cough… la-la-la-la…

We’ve got plenty of holiday spirit around our house, with a side of a┬ástomach bug. Over the weekend I went to tax training (I volunteer to do taxes for low-income families each year and this year I had to learn … Continue reading

Posted in being an adult, currently, family | Tagged | 9 Comments

Day Trip to Whidbey Island

This past week marks four years since Tim and I tied the knot. I vacillate between disbelief that our wedding was an entire four years ago, and feeling like so much has happened in our marriage thus far that I … Continue reading

Posted in family, loved ones, marriage, seattle, travel | Tagged , , , | 14 Comments

Pumpkin patching (again)

A person can never go to too many pumpkin patches, that’s my October motto. Pumpkin patches are simply a gold mine for toddlers. An absolute gold mine. We’ve been to three so far this year, and all three have had … Continue reading

Posted in family, weekend fun | Tagged , , | 12 Comments

Moving on up (2 miles north)

On Tuesday the packers came. On Wednesday the movers came. And today we woke up in our new (to us!) house. We had been at our last rental for 11 months and made a fairly quick decision to leave… for … Continue reading

Posted in family, life events | Tagged , | 6 Comments