Tag Archives: combined family

10 Things I’d Tell the “Me” from 10 Years Ago

This weekend I celebrated my 32nd birthday and I have to say, it was my best birthday yet. In addition…

An Inconvenient Pregnancy

None of my three pregnancies have been planned. My first was the result of a short-lived relationship following an awful…

Christmas in a Combined Family

Being a combined family means that there are simply too many moments out of our control when it comes to…

Season of Gratitude: For the Love of Cooking

I’ve never been much of a Betty Crocker… or Julia Child… or Rachael Ray. My first years cooking on my…

An Okay Future: What Would You Do?

A few weeks ago I took a two-day business trip to Washington D.C. For many moms, an occasional/future business trip…

Frugal Friday: Updating Antique Dining Room Set

Welcome to Frugal Friday! This is our second installment in conjunction with Money Saving Mom and Simply Rebekah¬†where we add…

Can Freelancers Really Take Vacations?

For all its perks, working from home as a parent¬† and being one of the freelancers, has one pretty big…

The Search for Special: London’s 4th Birthday

We celebrate a lot of birthdays at my house. From March 5 though June 21, we experience all six birthdays…

When Did My Kids Become Fun?

I turned down the radio as I listened to my kids discussing the intricacies of Star Wars relationships from the…

5 Lessons in 5 Years

Dear Emilia, Five years ago this morning I was shocked to learn that I was in labor with you. I…