at home, over the weekend…

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trying to be better at bringing the camera out on occasion at home and documenting the simpler moments, the messier moments, the in-between moments that i love and live for that are worth celebrating, too. sometimes it’s easy to remember to grab the camera and bring it out when we’re going somewhere specific or doing something special, but honestly, it’s these moments when we’re just together kicking it at home that i love the most and cling to when i’m feeling anxious or overwhelmed with life....

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homemade pizza night.

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the other day, eleanor asked if we could make pizza for lunch. we didn’t have fresh mozzarella on hand, (and normally i’d get it from the corner store, but i’m always super picky about wanting the mozzarella di bufala which is harder to get in a pinch. but it makes all the difference, i swear!) so i told her i’d put it on our grocery list and we’d make pizza together over the weekend....

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fancy dinners with my dad in town…

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my dad was working north of the city the other week and didn’t think his schedule allowed for him to come into the city to visit us.  but on saturday night, he called saying his sunday opened up and he was going to rent a car and come in for part of the day! he told josh and me not to tell the kids, so he could surprise them in the morning! ...

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sundays.

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i love sundays.  they start out incredibly hectic and chaotic over here, as we try to get everyone dressed and fed and out the door for early morning church. despite our best efforts each week, getting there on time is such a novelty. (face palm.)

and then church. i think church is always a good idea....

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