At the beginning of the holiday season, a stranger told me that 4.5 years old is the BEST age for Christmas, and he was definitely right. I can’t even begin to explain just how much Quinn enjoyed the “Christmas holiday.” In fact, I’m still smiling just thinking about the wonderful memories we made together! Above, Quinn is sprinkling reindeer food on our lawn before heading out for our Christmas Eve festivities. Christmas Eve started at…

Hi, guys! Mal said he had such a nice birthday this year. We had a small party at our house over the weekend and then continued the celebration on Tuesday, which was his actual birthday. The morning started bright and early at 5:30 AM with Qman climbing into bed with me. Apparently, he was just too excited about Dada’s birthday to sleep! With presents in hand, we headed downstairs to wish Mal a happy birthday! Mal…

I had a fun birthday surprise waiting for Mal when he came home from school yesterday! I spelled out “HAPPY B-DAY” on gift bags and then bought a present that started with each of the letters for him. For the letters, I cut up a Happy Birthday sign. For the bags, I recycled ones that we already had in our “wrapping” stuff and then just used Scotch tape to stick on the letters. Then, I…

Merry Christmas, friends! I hope Santa was good to you and you were able to spend some quality time with those you love today. I had a wonderful Christmas and it started with waking up to fresh snow””a white Christmas, which is pretty much the only time I like snow. Once Mal and I showered and got ready for the day, we headed out in search of iced coffee. Of course, the pug came along…

Hi, friends! I hope your week is off to a fabulous start! After breakfast, I went to the dentist for a 6-month check-up and cleaning. Thankfully, I have nothing exciting to report (no cavities! hooray!), but I probably need to get a new mouthguard in the next month or so because I ground a hole right through mine. Mouthguards are expensive ($500+), so my dentist said I could hold off for a little while, but…

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