Lifestyle

New Year, New Goals

Happy New Year! I know we are already a couple of weeks into the New Year and I haven’t posted much on here or on Instagram. I’ve been really busy at work (year end) and also have been working…

Travel

Collins Lake Resort Winter Getaway

The week before Christmas we spent four days at The Grand Lodges at Collins Lake Resort. We have decided to make this an annual family tradition. The lodge life is so relaxing. We woke up each morning and ate…

Travel

A Day in Hood River

We took a four day trip to the lodge at the mountain the week before Christmas (lots and lots of pictures of that coming soon!) and drove up to Hood River one of the mornings to take the kids…

Lifestyle

Christmas Morning

Christmas morning started bright and early at 7:00am with the sound of Charlie’s little feet running into our room and tucking himself in bed between us. Shortly after that, I heard Claire call “mama” on the monitor so I…

Lifestyle

Magical Christmas Tree

The tree becomes the center of our living room this time of year. The colors, ornaments and lights make the room feel so magical. I considered doing a clear and white only themed tree this year but, when I…

DIY

Christmas Wreath Workshop

Last weekend I had so much fun attending a Christmas Wreath Workshop hosted by Lora of Sophisticated Floral Design in Portland. I’ve made wreaths in the past but never with real greenery and supplies, just fake store bought items.…

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Creative Hostess Gifts

I love a good party but I also know that hosting a party is not only fun, but a lot of work! With that in mind, I always like to bring a little something for the hostess to say…

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Story Time: Favorite Books Part 2

For Charlie’s 4th birthday party back in September, rather than having people bring more toys or clothes as gifts (he literally has every toy imaginable!), we had them bring books! I am so so happy that we did this…