Category Archives: Holidays

A Visit to the Pumpkin Patch

Late yesterday afternoon we ventured out to Shuster’s Playtime Farm in Deerfield, WI, about 15 minutes outside of Madison. We’ve gone there every year since McKenzie was two, there’s just so much fun stuff to do! First, we watched the pig races, then she played on one of the many playgrounds, next we walked through […]


Happy Spring.

We saw our first robins the other day, so hopefully spring is around the corner. It was finally 40°-50°F the past couple days. Nina (paternal grandma), came to Madison to watch McKenzie so I could have some girl time and go shopping for Easter goodies for the basket. I managed to find some great non-candy […]


2013: Full of change.

The year 2013 is full of exciting uncertainty for me & my family. For those of you who know me, or have been following my blog, you know that my husband just graduated college and is leaving for the Army soon. For some reason, we were thinking, “Oh, it’s 3 months away,” maybe because March […]