Archive for July 2017

A Refreshingly Honest Home Tour

A Refreshingly Honest Home Tour
Sick of those picture-perfect home tours on mommy blogs? Me too. Here’s what my house actually looks like right this very second. I’d like to say it’s because we just got back in town, or because we got off schedule with a new foster placement yesterday. But the truth is that this is just how... Read more »

The Middle of the Night Foster Call

The Middle of the Night Foster Call
Yesterday we returned from our first real couple’s vacation in nine years. We picked up our two youngest from the grandparents on our way into town. Our three eight-year-olds had one more night at sleepaway camp. We did some laundry and enjoyed a relatively quiet dinner before turning in for the night. Before bed I... Read more »

Homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream

Homemade Mint Chocolate Chip Ice Cream
Today pretty much everything, everywhere was flooded. We wasted a few hours watching Moana, and then decided it was time to be productive. So we made ice cream. Our cream maker was given to us as a family Christmas gift from my parents several years ago, and we don’t pull it out often, but it’s always... Read more »
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