Soooooooooo. I’ve basically been the worst blogger lately. I feel like I have SO much I want to write about and tell you and show you. But then I never get around to actually blogging it. Part of that is because at the end of the day I just want to watch a show and go to bed. And part of it is because I’m actually out there doing things with the boys instead of sitting being my computer screen typing. And I’m actually okay with all of that.

So excuse me while I try to get back into a regular posting routine. And for today, how about a new … read more

Boys of Summer

This post is sponsored by Phillips 66. All opinions and love of baseball and road trips are my own. #I70Series #RivalryRoad


What a perfect end to summer, an amazing road trip where we followed the Cardinals across the state on I-70 and back. Oh and did I mention the home town boys took all 4 games of the series!

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Our trip was a blast! We packed up the car and Fredbird and headed west early Tuesday morning. It was such a pretty morning and we were ahead of schedule (an actual miracle with toddlers) so we stopped in historic St. Charles to fuel up on gas and coffee at … read more

Learning Through Play with Lamaze Toys

With so many toy options out there it’s so hard to know if what you are buying is going to live up to its hype. Well, I’m here to tell you that Lamaze Toys live up to everything they say they will!

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Lamaze Toys were created in collaboration with child development experts. So all those bright colors and textures are there for a reason!… read more

Friday Favorites

Hi friends!

Can you believe it’s already Friday? Actually can you believe it’s already August? Yeah me either. Let’s talk about some favorites from this past week!

On Monday we delivered Meals on Wheels for Junior Service again. It’s always my favorite service and I love that Jude is old enough to help me at some of the houses!

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One Last Summer Hurrah

This post is sponsored by Phillips 66. All opinions and love of baseball and road trips are my own. #I70Series #RivalryRoad

Road trip time! We have one last hurrah planned before school starts again and Brandon is back at work and Jude starts preschool! Also, please don’t bring preschool up to me, I’m in complete denial. :) But moving on, talk about a perfect send off to summer, a road trip to Kansas City to see our beloved Cardinals play ball against the Royals!

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