Aksel’s First Birthday

By | 2017-03-01T11:42:13+00:00 January 14th, 2016|Party Hardy|

My favorite little boy in the whole world turned one and I'm not even sure how it happened. I remember the first year of Lena's life went by at a snail's pace and this little guy seems to have just rushed through the past twelve months at lightning speed. I suspect the fact that I am actually getting some sleep has a lot to do with it. When you're awake for an entire year straight, it tends to feel a lot longer.

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Easter 2015

By | 2017-02-25T23:59:06+00:00 April 25th, 2015|Personal|

Before each midterm break, Lena's school hosts a "Stay & Play" where parents can come in with younger siblings for a couple hours of themed activities, contests and treats. We got an email asking everyone to make an Easter bonnet for the school competition and since I'm never 100% sure the [...]

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Christmas 2014

By | 2017-03-02T13:56:56+00:00 December 29th, 2014|Personal|

Jason had been up until 2am building Lena's Christmas gift and Aksel had fussed at me through the night so Christmas morning was slow to get going. We finally headed downstairs around 9 am where all the presents had been carefully laid out in front of the tree. Lena immediately [...]

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Crib And Christingle

By | 2017-02-10T17:02:42+00:00 January 2nd, 2014|Personal|

On Christmas Eve, our local church held a crib and christingle service. I had no idea what it meant or what to expect but thought it would be something nice for us to do as a family this year.

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Thanksgiving 2013

By | 2017-02-10T17:48:34+00:00 December 2nd, 2013|Party Hardy, Personal|

Thanksgiving. Yum. Last year was a bit of a blur since we hopped on a plane to England the day after stuffing our faces with meat and casseroles galore. So Jason was excited to cook a giant feast with all the fixings.

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