samson rex is NINE!

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Last week, my handsome mister Samson celebrated his ninth birthday! It’s bananas that this kid in NINE in what has honestly felt like the blink of an eye. I’m a lot better at keeping on top of posting these days on instagram than my blog (especially since I can do it on the go and with just my thumbs!) but I want to be better at getting back to the longer format blog pages because there is something about posting over here that just makes me feel like I’m home....

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The best rash guards for kids!

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I am passionate about a lot of things — from chocolate chip bagels to dry shampoo, there are a lot of things I swear by and will talk your ear off about because I love these things so much and in an odd way, they’ve changed my life! Warm bagels with chocolate chips inside?! A bottle of shampoo that means I can skip a wash and blow dry?!...

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our baby girls are THREE!

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I hope you are ready for the biggest photo dump ever, because I had to include basically all the photos from Madalena and Beatrice’s third birthday! Don’t ask a mother to narrow them down, now! It’s an impossible task.  We celebrated the big day with two pink cakes, a unicorn piñata and new bikes! Also, Nana came to visit which made the weekend extra special (since we also get to celebrate our handsome Mister Samson’s 9th birthday this weekend, too!...

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a nostalgic throwback!

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Josh had sent me the text message from the other room as we both wrangled kids into separate beds an hour past bedtime. “Will you go on a lunch date with me next week?” It’s like he sensed my exhaustion, frustration, overwhelming annoyance and longing desire to escape the mayhem just two walls away. Maybe he heard it....

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