7QT: Marriage, the Beach, Toilets & More

- 1 - #Updates - Caleb's teething seems to have slowed down a bit. - We still have not heard from Cupcakes' potential preschool. - We got a new toilet!!!  The one that was here when we moved in was just not ok. - AND we installed it ourselves!  (Well, mainly Hobbs did.) - Hobbs has a cold, and I very much hope the rest of us don't catch it! - I've noticed the blogosphere is already excited for Fall.  I don't know if I'm ready to get on board with this yet... - 2 - Dessert of the … [Read more...]

How to Ensure You Still Have Quality Time in Your Marriage When You Have Kids

Having kids is a wonderful experience, and building a family is a great way to connect more deeply with your spouse. But because of all of the responsibilities that come with parenting, it can also end up taking a toll on your marriage, especially when it comes to spending quality time together. So how can you balance out your parenting life with your married life and ensure that you and your spouse remain healthy and happy? Continue reading for a few tips that will ensure you have plenty of … [Read more...]

7QT: Night Vale, Anniversary, Teddy Bears & More

- 1 - #Updates - We finally got to go out and celebrate our 6th Wedding Anniversary. - We went to Cheesecake Factory because my mother-in-law sent me a gift card for my birthday.  Best ever!! - We've been having a lot of fun outside since the weather's been very nice. - Tootsie Roll sticks his tongue out all the time (as pictured) and we always say "Little Tongue!" when we see it. - He's teething again.  So.  That's the worst. - 2 - Dessert of the Week Cheesecake from Cheesecake … [Read more...]

Our Vacay Every Day with Palm Breeze

We had a Honeymoon-Themed Date Night! Hobbs and I love to have a date night at least once a week one one of his days off.  Our sixth wedding anniversary is coming up, and my sister is getting married in a little over a week.  Weddings and honeymoons have been on my mind quite a bit.  Hobbs and I honeymooned in beautiful, sandy Jamaica:   So for our honeymoon-themed date night, we wanted to watch something tropical, wear something tropical, and of course, drink something tropical.  We … [Read more...]

7QT: Welcome to Lent, Valentine’s, Video Games & More

- 1 - #Updates My kids are recovering from their colds, but they still have the coughs (story of our lives).  They took it like champs.  Unfortunately, TR is teething again, and it's the worst. What's new with you? - 2 - Welcome to Lent   My #Ashtag I really wish I could have snapped pictures of my kids' before it came off, but you know, kids.  I was so excited to be able to get to Mass this year for ashes.  Though it's not a Holy Day of Obligation, I always want to go. … [Read more...]

7QT: Colds, Missing Post, Yummy & More

- 1 - #Updates All my kids are sick!  Tootsie Roll is starting to get over his cold, *starting* to sleep in his own bed again, but it is slow-going.  And now poor little Cupcakes has it.  Fortunately Hylands has come out with a new natural remedy for colds that children under 6 years can take! What's new with you? - 2 - Blog Stuff One of my posts is missing!  My Filofax Week 7 post is just gone... I have no idea what happened to it.  So sad.  I'll just paste the picture here I … [Read more...]

First 7QT of 2015

- 1 - Happy Friday! I am all jumbled up... Hopefully now that the holidays are over and I have my new Filofax set up, I will be able to get my days straight again. - 2 - Dessert of the Week For New Year's Eve, we had pizza bagels, pizza rolls, carmel chocolate popcorn, regular popcorn, and ice cream.  ...  Now it's clear why I have a stomach ache... - 3 - My Bullet Journal If you want to see all my December pages, check out my creativity blog on Tumblr. - 4 - InstaLife  – … [Read more...]

Montana Laughs!

5. Have any of you seen these?! Oxygen bars?? The sign says it helps with stress, headaches, nausea, hangovers, etc...  I wonder how much it costs to sit there and breath some air.  I found it hilarious.  Hobbs explained, it's flavored oxygen and they have these all over.  It reminded me of a futuristic science fiction novel.  Anyone else?!  Or are we just accepting this as a normal thing?   4. Auntie Amy got Cupcakes a set of Tinkerbell & Friends fairies that have shoes and … [Read more...]

Happy Halloween from Cupcakes, Tootsie Roll & Their Parents

  This is our first time carving pumpkins in our new home, and its Tootsie Roll's first time actually getting to see the pumpkin being carved.  He was there last year, but couldn't see through my abdomen. I am SO excited for Halloween! Poll: What is Your Favorite Thing about Halloween? [You could also answer this poll on my Facebook page] … [Read more...]

7 Best Memories of the Wedding

This is a different kind of Quick Takes in honor of my 5 Year Wedding Anniversary! These are my 7 Best Memories of the Wedding - 1 - My Bachelorette Party was awesome!  My sister had my two best friends come over to give me a ride.  We had a quick drink before they drove me to the undisclosed location which turned out to be a bowling ally.  It was so great because it was totally private - pretty much no one else was there.  Afterwards, my friends took me to a karaoke bar.  It was SUCH a … [Read more...]