Living in Michigan, we only have a short time to enjoy the summer months. Three months of constant loading up the car, exploring new places, trying to accomplish all the goals that we make for warmer weather. One place we try our best to spend as much time as possible is the beach. The water,… Read More

June 3, 2016

It’s the first Friday of June. June? How did we get here? As time officially begins to whirl out of control, I am quickly feeling behind for the summer festivities. Summer around here is so short lived, that we try are hardest to be outside as much as possible. It is always my goal to… Read More

August 17, 2015

There are not many times when my husband and I get away. Ok to be exact since Annaliese was born in 2010 we have never gotten away. Also in that amount of time we have only been on five dates. So you could say that this past weekend was definitely a much needed getaway. There… Read More

July 2, 2015

What is summer without popsicles? What do you do when your children are asking for some but you do not have any in the freezer? You make your own! It was time to put the popsicle mold that I bought a year ago to good use. It was a simple one that I found at… Read More

You know we all have done it when we were younger. The moment after a nice rain storm. As the clouds part and the sun begins to shine. The left over rain sparkling outside. The big puddles calling your name. Jump, splash, repeat. Yesterday we had a wonderful storm pass through. It was about 20… Read More

May 18, 2015

It has been a good May so far! We have seen warmer weather therefore we have been able to spend most of our time outside. The girls have been a lot happier. They get to explore and run. They get to roam on their own. They do not feel so confined. They are not trampling… Read More