There’s No Place Like Home

Ellie Dorothy Halloween

Oh so tired this morning, but the fun we had last night on Halloween was definitely worth it! What did my lovely little lady want to be this year… Dorothy from the Wizard of Oz! I don’t think she’s ever seen the movie, but she sure did know the costume! She first fell in love […]

Fall in St. Louis: A Day at the Wineries + Crafty Party Favors

birthday girl DIY wine glass

One of the best parts of living in St. Louis is that you’re only a short drive from some of the most beautiful wineries in Augusta, Missouri. My family always takes an annual trip in the Fall and this weekend we decided to celebrate my mother’s birthday at Mount Pleasant Winery. Beautiful scenery, right? Usually […]

An Afternoon at the Pumpkin Patch

pumpkin patch pyramid

I thought I’d share a couple of photos from our annual trip to the Rombach’s Pumpkin Patch in St. Louis County. Ellie hanging out by the Pumpkin Pyramid. Ellie and Daddy. Of course she says “Mommy, if I hold a pumpkin, this photo will be a lot cuter.” Yeah, she’s getting used to me taking […]

It’s October in St. Louis….

Ellie & Fredbird

…and you know what that means: CARDINALS POST-SEASON BASEBALL. Yes, I have to admit, I haven’t gotten much accomplished in this past week. As most St. Louisans, I have been glued to the television in hopes of the Cardinals beating the Phillys and heading into the National League Championship. Last night I was lucky enough to […]

All Grown Up: Her First Day of Pre-K

Ellie and Daddy preschool

Can you believe my little girl started preschool today? Can she really be that old already? While she will only be 4 this December, we decided to send her off to Preschool 3 full days a week since our neighbor has a fabulous homeschool curriculum and our little lady was requesting to start! I decided […]