Turned Inside Out

This has some very mild spoilers about Inside Out. Mike and I took the kids to see Inside Out this weekend. We all enjoyed it immensely. Gorgeous to look at, well-acted, lovely score, clever story, smart dialogue – it had everything you’d want in a move. But what I like the most about Inside Out…

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This Dad’s Day

On Father’s Day, the kids and I woke Mike up with breakfast in bed…well, technically, he woke up before we brought him breakfast. The linguiça Portuguese sausage we made him cooked up a little smokier than I expected, and we set off the smoke alarm! Sorry about that, Mikey! He was a good sport about…

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Carnitas, Corn, and Black Bean Soup

This post is sponsored by Albertsons & Safeway. I’m getting better at having go-to foods I can prepare – easy meals that I can whip up in a short amount of time that everyone (or at least, most everyone) in the family likes. I started making Carnitas, Corn, and Black Bean Soup last year after having something…

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Surfing Sunday 6.21

This morning, Mike slept in while the kids and I wrapped his presents and made him breakfast. We might have set off the smoke alarm, but Mike was a good sport about it. Later, we’re going to hit up a BBQ place and celebrate the day with family. I am so thankful I have such an amazing partner…

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Likes Long Walks On The Beach

James absolutely loved the beach when we were on vacation. He’d stare at it longingly from our condo, saying, “Water! Water!” When we’d finally get down on the sand, he’d run non-stop, laughing as he gleefully picked up handfuls of sand to run into the water. He also loved falling into the tiny waves. If…

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