Autumn is my favorite season. I think I write that sentence in a blog post every year around this time. My reasons change a bit each year, but my love of the season is mostly about boots, food -- butternut squash, brussels sprouts, warm apple cider -- and the free pass to snuggle indoors. #hyggelife … Continue reading Santa In October? But I Just Want To Be A Burrito!
I have taken my first child to a lot of activities in her 4.5 years. Sing-alongs, playgroups, toddler hikes, gymnastics, park meet-ups, ballet. She's never voiced disinterest in these activities, but she'd spend most of the time ... in her head. That is the best way to describe it. Sort of in a world of her own. Which … Continue reading How I Saved Hundreds of Dollars This Spring (And My Sanity) By Opting Out
It's the first Monday of the month. Hello, April! So that means it is time for the another installment pen&thimble playdate! We'll meet here to "chat with" a fellow mom and connect over our similarities. Because we are #UnitedInMotherhood. Let's say hello to Carly! Name: Carly S Region: Midwest Kids: 1 year, Theodore and 2.5 year old, Penelope What … Continue reading Say Hello To Carly S: Crafter, Friends-Watcher, and Future Etsy Shop Owner!
Heyyyyyyy guyyyyys!! I'm so excited to be introducing pen&thimble playdate!! On the first Monday of every month, I will be sharing a mom bio with you! Will it be yours? Maybe! This will be a place where we can meet you and other friends of pen&thimble and share our parenting hope/fears, self-care ideas, and more! We may … Continue reading pen&thimble playdate: A New Meet-The-Moms Spotlight