An Army Party

Ever since Carter could dream of a career, he's wanted that career to be in the Army. We're not entirely sure where this originated from or what brought it on, we don't watch an abundance of army/war related movies nor are we hugely patriotic in the sense that we were born to serve our country. So it shouldn't have come as a shock when he wanted an Army themed party. Well actually, he asked for a Call of Duty party, to which I said No. Then it was a Halo party, uh - No. Enter a huge dramatic sigh and the response of "Fine, I'll have a hockey party". I was kind of[...]


A Skylander & Minecraft Birthday

Warning: This is a very birthday related and photo heavy post! This past weekend we celebrated Carter 9th birthday. 9! I still can't believe it. Over the years he's a had a few interests that he's been pretty focused on and those interests have carried through to his birthday "theme" of sorts. I never thought I'd be a birthday theme mom, but here I am - guilty as charged! It all started with Skylanders....and the fact that I was pregnant with Ellie. I was totally feeling Susie Homemaker-ish and Supermom-like and decided that the kid needed a styled table and[...]


30 things I learned in my 20’s

On Sunday I turned 30. 30 whole years. And you know, it's not as bad as I expected it to be when I was 20 thinking of being 30. At 20, you were just at the beginning of your adult life. It was time to broaden your horizons and live the life that you had been waiting for for so long. Your parents would give you a helping hand when it came to choosing the best electricity rates and plans, from somewhere like Pulse Power, so you could settle into your brand new home with ease, (and with cheaper bills to pay). At this time in your life, the world was truly your oyster[...]