penny’s 3rd birthday

I promised myself I wouldn't go all out for penny's 3rd birthday, especially since I had spent so much time, energy, and money on Ezra's 1st birthday. but, it just isn't me to not find an excuse to stay up late party planning and making decorations. penny doesn't really love anything else as much as minnie… Continue reading penny’s 3rd birthday

100 days of ezra

i recall planning for penny's 100th day celebration two years ago, and now ezra is already 100 days old. it really has been an adventure so far raising two little ones. i've said it before but ezra is so much easier than penny right now. the 'terrible twos' are no joke. i had heard horror… Continue reading 100 days of ezra

valentine’s arts & crafts

with valentine's day two days away, it's not too late to make cute gifts handmade by your toddler. i selected 4 different projects and started doing them in mid-january so i could 1) spread them out, and 2) have ample time to get each one completed. the first project penny and i created were tie-dye… Continue reading valentine’s arts & crafts

let go, and let God

  d-18 until penny's party! i think it's safe to say that the majority of 2016 was spent agonizing over the details of penny's first birthday. for the most part, i've completed the dol towers - all 3 of them - but i still need to do the tops. i need a break from those… Continue reading let go, and let God

hurry up & slow down

penny is nearing her 10th month. 10! we are closing in on the double-digits here. she spends most of her awake time crawling and is ready to pass out by the time her nap time rolls around. now that she's more mobile and burning more calories, she's getting tired earlier. i tried to keep her… Continue reading hurry up & slow down

change of diet

It is health that is real wealth and not pieces of gold and silver ~ mahatma gandhi penny turned 6 months old yesterday. baby girl is already a half year old! i've reached the halfway point of my goal in providing exclusively breast milk to little p. for those of you that have been following my… Continue reading change of diet

penny’s first halloween

can it already be november? it's hard to believe that there are only two months left in the year 2015. there already have been so many "first's" with penny including milestones, seasons, events, and holidays. a memorable first in october was halloween. of course, penny being 5.5 months she'll only have pictures to remind her… Continue reading penny’s first halloween