Major Catch-Up Post

Wow! So that was a much longer break that I expected. Sorry for my absence! I totally did not mean to be gone that long but sometimes life just gets in the way. When I started this blog I told myself it would not take priority over my family. Family is and will always be my #1 priority. So while I was gone I spent time doing fun fall activities and creating Halloween costumes and, generally, just taking a break. I work a full time job and have two kids and a house to take care of once I get […]

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Date Day + A Chill Weekend

I know I’ve said before that most of our weekends around here are pretty boring and ordinary but we’ve actually been working on making the best of them. I’m super excited for October because we have fun fall things planned for just about every weekend. This weekend, however, started on a low note with a visit to the pediatrician. Roarinator has been on antibiotics pretty much since the end of June. She’s had four ear infections and strep throat. This appointment was supposed to be a follow-up to the last ear infection and I was totally expecting good news because […]

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Smale Riverfront Park

One of the things I love about my city is that we are constantly growing and improving. They recently completed work on the new Smale Riverfront Park that runs along the Ohio River. The park is great for families, runners, young adults and just about anyone else. There is something for everyone. Smale park is a great option for families on a budget. While you may have to pay for parking you can spend all day at the park for free. I would love to pack a lunch the next time we go so that we can relax at one […]

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First Weekend Recap

It’s a little late but I’m getting my first weekend recap post up! Our weekends around here usually aren’t carefree and fun. Unfortunately, with the hubs and I both working full time our weekends are spent getting things done that we couldn’t get to during the week. So we are usually cleaning, running errands and doing grocery shopping. However, this weekend was actually pretty fun and relaxing even though we did get some cleaning done and of course had to do grocery shopping. It was far better than last weekend. We spent the holiday weekend with a sick little Roarinator. […]

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