October 1, 2014
by Tricia

Five: A Mermaids and Pirates Party

We had a birthday here last weekend. Weekend birthdays are a little something special, aren’t they? A birthday that falls on a weekday can feel a bit like a struggle. Pushing against the normalcy and routine that most weekdays require more »

April 22, 2014
by Tricia

Pretty darn perfect

Easter is one of those days that I always feel I should expect more of. I always feel it should be more celebratory. More exciting. After all, Spring is my time. Renewal is my thing. Pastels and dyeing eggs. I more »

January 3, 2014
by Tricia
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Holiday recap

  I never did my typical holiday recap. I think it’s because by about 3:00pm on Christmas Eve I was read to call it quits. I wanted to be done. By 5:00 on Christmas Eve I nearly made a declaration more »

January 1, 2014
by Tricia

Happy New Year

At first glance, today is no different than yesterday. Just another day. The sun rose this morning and later it will set. We got up and fed hungry children and responded to cries and weathered the storms of tantrums and more »

December 27, 2013
by Tricia

I love this week more

I have a confession to make. As much as I love the build up to Christmas, the planning and the festivity and the lights. The baking and the wrapping and the excuse to talk of things like magic and elves more »