I’m going to start off by saying kudos to all those single parents out there. I have a new admiration for you and now understand how difficult it is. I honestly do not know how you do it all. Same goes with all the stay-at-home moms and dads! I need to preface this post and… Continue reading The Good, The Bad, The Awkward: Life As A First-Time, Single Parent
Des Moines is a little bit different from other cities/states when it comes to Halloween. Trick-or-treating happens on Beggar’s Night in Des Moines instead of on Halloween. Also, kids tell jokes to get candy. Two things that were not the case growing up in Minnesota. So last night we went over to my sister-in-laws house… Continue reading Happy Halloween!
Simply put, I love Halloween. I guess I mostly love the dressing up and creativity of figuring out what to be! Especially when you’re dressing with someone else. In honor of Halloween this week, I thought it would be fun to post some of my past costumes. This isn’t everything, but only what I could… Continue reading Halloween Costumes
In my last post I mentioned that we had another project we were working on for the nursery. Well, now you get to see what it is. We wanted to get a mirror for above the changing dresser as we were told that mirrors are great for stimulation and distraction for the little one. I… Continue reading Craft Project: Repurposed Window
I would have to say this past weekend has been a pretty productive one considering my energy levels have started to taper off. I’m still working on my to-do list, but I think we’re getting there. I’m trying to get the nursery all finalized so I can stop messing with it and just wait for… Continue reading Baby Holl: 37 Weeks