This Homely Little House

Photo credit to our wonderful neighbor, Larry Tonight I found myself standing at our crappy little stove thinking, we’re going to miss this. There’s a really fun upgrade to the oven temperature electronic panel that makes it almost impossible to select the desired bake temperature. For example, if I’m going for a bake temp of…

Patience Is A Virtue, It’s Just Not One Of Mine

I made passion fruit ice cream today. It was my first time making ice cream- as an adult. I was totally convinced I would need to purchase rock salt because that's how we did it when I was a kid (*old lady statement right there). Instead I bought this freezable mixing bowl assembly that works…

The FU In Family Fun: You No Longer Get Vacations, You Get Trips

Photo cred: Tyler Dobson “You no longer get vacations, you get trips” This was a piece of soberingly true advice I received once we were promoted to parents. After a rough family vacation to Cabo last year I was more than a little weary to reattempt family travel. Thankfully, now older and wiser, this year’s…

The Art Of Boredom: Embracing Summertime

When was the last time you actually felt bored? Sure, we’re used to hustling hard whether it’s for our careers, our families, our beach bods. What about the other end of the spectrum? Is there something vital we are missing? I’m not even sure I know how to NOT be busy, even if given the…

Yoga Thoughts: I Got My Own Back

As I rolled out my mat in the humid, crowded yoga studio I could feel myself dripping with icky insecurity. Before even coming to class my no-fail self tanning application from yesterday had clashed with mom cleaning detail resulting in snowy white hands and drip marks running up my arms from repeated, inevitable hand washing.…