Chit Chat

Two and a Half Years with Amelia

Today Amelia is 2.5 years old! There are so many milestones that happen during the first year of life, but even though the “firsts” have slowed down it’s still amazing how much changes in a matter of months! So I’m trying to check in on half birthdays as well just so I can remember all… Continue reading Two and a Half Years with Amelia

Chit Chat

Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas! If you’re celebrating today, I hope it’s everything you want the day to be; we are visiting Sam’s family in MS and it’s always a good time! We’ll be here all week so I’m taking a little blogging break until the new year. Sending holiday cards is one of my favorite traditions, so… Continue reading Merry Christmas!

Book Chat

Night Night Books

Amelia’s bedtime routine is consistent: after dinner and bath, it’s time to brush teeth, put on pajamas, and read a book. Then there are two rounds of Twinkle Twinkle Little Star, sound machine on, lights off. We rotated between the same three books every single night for almost a year, but over the past couple… Continue reading Night Night Books

Chit Chat

Happy Halloween!

Amelia is following in my footsteps and meowing in her first cat costume! Over the past month or so, I’ve picked up a few costume accessories from the Target dollar spot for dress-up play, but as soon as I brought the years-old cat ear headband and clip-on tail out of the “Fall decorations” box from… Continue reading Happy Halloween!

Chit Chat

High Five for Friday

Happy Friday! (Almost) every Friday I share Five highlights from the week, in as few words as possible, as a reminder to stay grateful for the big and small moments of daily life. Today I’m serving a double dose to share two weeks’ worth of highlights. This week: 1. MS family time 2. Dogs +… Continue reading High Five for Friday