E & A IN MARCH

i am documenting a little of 2015 with some of mine and addison’s favorite things each month. here’s what addison and i are doing (and loving) in march. reading: you’ve been warned // dr. seuss’s abc wishing: i had more time to read all the books i just discovered in boxes // we could play with the sand toys in the sand instead of the living room playing: with paint // loud toys writing: on…

I’M CRAVING A BUMP

man, is it me or does everybody seem to be either pregnant or recently having a baby? i’m flipping through instagram and facebook and a new baby or bump pops into my feed almost on a regular basis. it makes me miss caring around that little load in my belly like a heartache. the season of our life when addison came was so busy and hectic and stressful that i feel like i didn’t appreciate…

E & A IN FEBRUARY

i am documenting a little of 2015 with some of mine and addison’s favorite things each month. here’s what addison and i are doing (and loving) in february. drinking: coffee darker than my usual // from her zoo cup eating: a banana every morning // animal crackers playing with: my new stamp // her baby doll wearing: slippers all the time // only one shoe usually reading: the body book // rosie revere engineer interested…

E & A IN JANUARY

i tried documenting this last year and didn’t stay too consistent with it but i’m going to try it again this year because i know i will love looking back at this series years from now. here’s what addison and i are doing (and loving) this january. reading: cold tangerines // rhyme & discover book playing: with yarn // with all the lincoln logs loving: meyer’s cleaning product // all of jack’s toys wearing: my…

DEAR ADDISON: LAST ONE FOR 2014

dear addison, you are ten and a half months right now and you are seriously the coolest kid i have ever met. i’m taking time today to making note about some of my favorite things about you at this age. i want to remember how upbeat you are in the mornings. after 12 hours of sleeping you babble to yourself until i peak into your room and you are standing there with the biggest smile…

A HALLOWEENY KIND OF FRIDAY

i couldn’t decide which costume to dress addison in for halloween this year so i thought why did i have to choose?  she went to daycare as a pumpkin and changed into her strawberry costume when she got home.  oh, and i made my girlfriend dress her twins in their capes because they’re in the same daycare class and why not right?  gosh those three are so dang adorable!  even though we didn’t get so…

HOW WE SAVE MONEY WITH A BABY (…

babies are expensive.  simple as that.  we didn’t realize how expensive they would be until we started doing the research about products and stages of life and oofta…those dollar signs just kept multiplying like crazy. we do our best to try cutting down as much as we can but with a baby, it’s hard stuff sometimes.  here are a few things we have done to save a little bit of money with having an eight…