Saying goodbye is hard to do {and where you can find me now!}

I've been trying to write this post for weeks now, but words keep failing me!  I'm not sure how you summarize a 10-year blogging career in just a few paragraphs, and that's exactly what I need to do.  If I'm honest, I've known since we found out I was pregnant with "surprise!" baby #6 that my blogging…

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How we spent the Mid-Atlantic Blizzard of 2016

This weekend we got hit by the Blizzard of 2016—also known as Winter Storm Jonas, Snowpocalypse, Snowmaggedon or, my personal favorite, Snowtopia. Our family absolutely loves a good snow storm, and as the buzz around the storm built throughout last week, so did our excitement. With somewhere around 30" of snow when it was all…

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The most popular posts of 2015 {and the ones I wish had made the list}

I love the New Year and the opportunity to reflect on everything that's happened over the last year and to make a plan for the upcoming year. Because Christmas is enough for me to think about on its own, I always wait until the last week of December and the early part of January to do my review and planning,…

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It’s gonna be quiet around here this week

When I first started blogging, there was one rule of blogging that all serious bloggers followed: post often and post consistently. Not posting wasn't done unless it was a family emergency, and taking time off required all kinds of finagling -- scheduling guest posts and reposts and writing ahead. Thankfully, that has changed, and it's…

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