Category Archives: Family

Download: Thanksgiving 2018

I’m still recovering from a festive and cozy Thanksgiving holiday. How about you? Everett woke up yesterday asking if he could stay in his new elf jammies (see photo towards the bottom) to go to school. Sorry buddy, we all have … Continue reading

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Download: a girls weekend in Omaha

Over the weekend, my sisters, mom and I hit the road due west to have a quick little getaway. Coffees were sipped, deals were snagged and lots of laughter ensued. Here’s a little look at all the fun we had. … Continue reading

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Download: Halloween 2018

Here in Des Moines, we do Halloween a little different. The Des Moines Register has a great article about the history, but basically we trick-or-treat on Beggars’ Night (October 30th) as a result of a crime and vandalism increase 80 … Continue reading

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TTD faves: fall & Halloween books

The first official day of fall was over the weekend and you know what that means? I got to put up the Halloween books on our new reading nook shelves. Guys, I’m slightly concerned at my overexcitement. I can’t wait … Continue reading

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Download: Beaverdale Fall Festival 2018

Over the weekend we got to enjoy one of my favorite traditions as a child – the Beaverdale Fall Festival. On Saturday AM, I got up after a rough night of sleep to hit the brick streets for the Beaverdash … Continue reading

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Download: Labor Day 2018

Another summer is in the books, and man, was it a good one. We spent our weekend at Lake Panorama with family and even though it was a bit soggy at times, we had a blast. Now, please pass the … Continue reading

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Life lately: the boys of summer

As summer winds down we’ve been trying to squeeze every last ounce out of it on the weekends. Here are a few of our most recent snaps. [front porch popsicles on repeat] [putting out fires left and right!] [besties] [Ev … Continue reading

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