Coronavirus: Keep the Kids Busy

coronavirus keep the kids busy

Rule #233: Idle hands are the devil’s playground. What day is it? What month is it? What year is it? I honestly can’t keep track anymore. I think everyone is coping with this pandemic in their own, different ways. That’s … Read More

“Mommy, Are You Happy?”

FAO Schwarz Toy Store Chicago

Rule #31: Life is full circle indeed. My dad is somewhere chuckling as I write this post. “Teh-yuk-yuk-yuk” with a big belly laugh to follow. Growing up, my brother, Jimmy, and I went to daycare before and after school. Our … Read More

The Longest Five Days of Our Lives

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Rule #216: It’s okay to go to the dark place until the light shines through.

The past five days were the longest of our lives up until this point. If you know our family, you know that’s saying something. We have been on a roller coaster of emotions all surrounding our sweet Brooke. We are happy to say we are full of joy and not grief as we received good news about her health yesterday!


Aunt Joann Cubbies

Rule #215: “Love is how you stay alive, even after you are gone.” – Mitch Albom We recently went to Chicago to celebrate the life of the matriarch of my family, my Great Aunt Joann. She was known mostly for … Read More

Life Lately + Weekly Meal Plan

Bosscat Houston

I’m spilling everything about our life lately: great double date night, how ready I am for school to start, closet organization, and our weekly meal plan!