DIY Valentine: Hershey Kiss Roses

This DIY is a simple craft that’s perfect for Valentine’s Day (or any day!) for your significant other, kids, or even a teacher’s gift. It only takes a few minutes and it would be easy to make a bouquet while watching a TV show. I will be leading this craft in my MOPS group, but thought it would be fun to share here, too! Continue reading

End of January and Five Favorites

I wrote a whole long post about what’s been happening around here, but was boring myself to tears, so I’ll share a few photos to sum up the last month and we’ll just move right along, okay? Continue reading

Dear Gemma

I can’t help but think of how your name suits you perfectly. You are our treasure, a true gem. Continue reading

Merry Christmas!

Every year, we (okay, Joe does everything!) film a little video to catch up with everyone about our year and to wish everyone a Merry Christmas… think of it as a virtual Christmas card. 😉

Here’s our 2016 Christmas video (above) …and if you’d like to see previous years, here are the ones from 2012, 2013 and 2014.

Gemma: Eleven Months

This baby is walking! She took her first steps at nine months, but now is walking more than crawling. She definitely prefers being upright and tries hard to keep up with her big sisters. I already miss her funny speed-crawl, but it still cracks me up to see her walk around a corner into the room I’m in.  Continue reading