Category Archives: House + Home

Crew Does Two — The Third Quarter

You are officially in the home stretch to three (insert disbelief face here!). This last quarter-year has been a dynamic one. You have been making huge leaps developmentally, and while we are amazed with how much you are learning each day, … Continue reading

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Ten.

Photo cred: April & August Photography It’s been an entire decade since we exchanged vows, walked up the aisle, and started married life together in a little apartment in Des Moines, a city we had moved to just the month … Continue reading

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Halloween Classroom Treats

I’ve always loved Halloween — it’s smack dab in the middle of gorgeous, festive, fall and the costumes, treats, and traditions are all so much fun. It’s a new (less spooky!) kind of fun with a kiddo, and this is the … Continue reading

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Halloween 2017: Crew’s Garbage Man Costume

I always appreciate some costume idea inspiration sooner than later — so today I’m sharing Crew’s costume he’ll be donning in a few short weeks (and who are we kidding, several times before then!). It was no surprise that of … Continue reading

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the minimalist game: 30 days of purging

Recently, Page and I watched the documentary, Minimalism.  While of course, to be entertaining, the people featured are going to extremes (tiny houses, possessions that only fit in a backpack, etc) it still fired up the desire in me to … Continue reading

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Crew Does Two — The Second Quarter

Now that Crew is two, I’ve scaled back to quarterly, rather than monthly, updates on everything from growth to preferences to all the (mostly) fun little quirks of his personality. Much has happened in the last three months! So much growing up … Continue reading

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