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Spring Style 2017: Go for the Gold This Spring

I don’t know about you, but my current spring style goals are very Austin Powers Goldfinger. via GIPHY Gimme the gold. All of the gold! Unfortunately, all of the gold isn’t a great look. Unless you’re pregnant Beyonce. via GIPHY Which I’m not. And, most likely, neither are you (although, Bey, if you’re reading this, just go ahead and gimme a little shout out in

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10 Best Things to Binge Watch on Netflix…

I would like to argue that Netflix is one of the best inventions of the modern world. And, I’m not just saying that because I am a member of the Netflix Stream Team. In fact, my commitment to the team is based on the fact that I find the Netflix service to be such an amazing gift to humanity. And don’t even get me started

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Adulting Felt Good: Carrabbas Wine…

Last night DudeDad and I went on a date. I know. On a Tuesday? We are crazy people. via GIPHY It is rare for us to be able to escape for a night away, especially during the week when the hustle and bustle of family life with youngish kids is in full swing. But, now that Dude 1 is 15 and Dude 3 is 9,

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A Really Uncomfortable Discussion on…

I know. You don’t want to think about talking about porn and your kids. Because… via GIPHY Totally with you. TOTALLY. However, while I reserve the right to call my 15 year old my baby, dead eye middle school girls when they giggle towards my 12 year old, and allow my 9 year old to sleep in my bed on the weekends, I also live

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Happy Birthday Dude 2: This Is 12…

Dude 2 has the most uneventful birth story of all of my three children. No near death experiences. No 3am trips to the emergency room. Just a c-section, scheduled months in advance on St. Patrick’s Day, 2005. We got up at some ungodly hour, kissed our sleeping 3 year-old goodbye, and headed off to the hospital where he was promptly removed from my belly. Our

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Take Better Photos: Equipment, Tips, and…

I have been a professional photographer for almost 10 years now. It started from desire to take better photos of my kids, and as a hobby, like so many creative things do. It just got bigger and developed into this thing that was more. There are so many things I love about it -capturing beautiful images, editing them, seeing the families I photograph so happy,

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Take Me Fishing: A Disney World…

We are huge Disney family. Uuuge. We love going and always have. People constantly ask us if we get tired of it and, you know what? We totally don’t. Partly it’s because we just love the magic of it all, but also because Disney World is one of these places you can visit repeatedly and still never see it all. Disney is also always in