Author Archives: Christine

Micah is 12 Months Old!

Our smiley boy is already 1 year old! Sometimes it seems like he was just born yesterday and other times it seems so long (especially when I think of how many times I’ve seen 3 a.m. this year). Micah is learning and growing every day. This month was a big one for him. He took […]

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Raising Backyard Chickens 101

I am so excited to hear so many people I know are considering backyard chickens. I mean, how can you resist those little puffs of happiness when you visit them at Tractor Supply or your local feed and hardware stores? I think most people are surprised to find out that backyard chickens don’t have to […]

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Lumberjack Cake Smash

Since your baby only turns 1 once, you might as well go big! We did a cake smash for Harrison’s first birthday as well and it’s just so much fun. We had to do Micah’s cake indoors, which was a big mess but completely worth it! Get ready for picture overload! We decided on a […]

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Disney Vacation 2017

We were very lucky to score a great deal at a Disney Resort for the end of January/beginning of February. The All Star Music resort ended up being less than $90 per night and the kids are still both free at the parks since they are under 3. With a deal like that, we couldn’t […]

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Mommycon Chicago 2017

If you follow along on Instagram or Facebook, you already know that we recently made a trip to Chicago for MommyCon/Wear, a natural parenting conference with extra emphasis on babywearing. This was the second MommyCon we have attended and we already have our tickets purchased for next year, because we love it so much. We […]

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Micah is 11 Months Old!

The countdown has begun to big birthday #1! This time last year we were scrambling to get everything set for baby #2 and had an induction scheduled. We were nervous about labor, delivery, and our baby boy. Now he is a happy, healthy little guy that is on the move! Micah is so close to […]

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Micah is 10 Months Old!

I’m one day late because of the amazing vacation we just got back from, but more on that later! Micah is 10 months old! Micah is becoming more independent every day, which is great. He is starting to have more preference over what toys he wants (usually whatever Harrison is currently holding) and plays independently […]

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Kitchen Tile Counter Removal

I was hoping to have some after pictures of our new counter tops, but they company installing them couldn’t travel with this crazy Wisconsin weather today. Instead, I will just have to show you what went into removing the old tile counter tops and the after photos will come later! On Thursday night I started […]

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Micah is 9 Months Old!

Micah Miles is 9 months old! He enjoyed his first Christmas this month and has learned so much! This month went by in a blink with all of the Christmas events. Micah did great with traveling, but we ended up spending 4 hours in the ER on Christmas with a high fever. With his kidney […]

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How We Decided on Quartz Countertops

Today is a big day for our kitchen, because we are getting measurements done for our new quartz counter tops. This day has been a long time coming, because we have wanted new counter tops since we looked at the house. We currently have tile counters, which I don’t recommend to anyone. They are high […]

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