Cancun vs Costco

AJ and I were able to take an awesome trip to Cancun with some great friends. The first time that BOTH of us have been away from the kids for longer than one night, together. (BIG, HUGE shout outs to The grandparents for taking on the nurturing, caring and spoiling our three babes and one […]

on finances

B1 gets off the bus today. First words: “Mom, I really NEED a Nintendo 2ds.” (this has been an on-going discussion… trying to hold him off until xmas…) Me: “Okay, let’s talk about it. Maybe you can earn some money by doing some extra chores?” B1: “well… I think we should use my college money. […]

Things my kids say

(Existential Edition) From the 3-year-old this morning: “Mom, where’s Alexa?” “She’s right there.” (Pointing to space where the Amazon Echo Tower resides) “Yeah, but where is Alexa?” ….ummmm….

Things my kids say

Years ago, when I would think about what it might be like to be a Mom, I never could have imagined the joy I would feel in hearing those eight sweet little words: “Mommy, do you want to take a selfie?” 😂

Scary Show

Three things that let me know that AJ and I would be a good match: He doesn’t like Mushrooms He doesn’t like to Ski He doesn’t like Scary Movies Thus and therefore: I will never have to purchase, nor cook, anything with fungus in it I will never have to suffer through a ski vacation […]