The Moments of Motherhood I Treasure

This past weekend Sophie gave me a card she made. She colored the front and back purple (my favorite color), and on the inside drew a big heart. She wrote one sentence, which she sounded out and spelled herself. It read, “You R the momy I love.” Sophie told me she wanted to write a […]

A Trip to the Pumpkin Patch

Each year we make a pilgrimage to Bates Nut Farm, the largest and oldest authentic pumpkin patch in San Diego. We enjoyed a hayride, Sophie rode a pony, and we frolicked in the great pumpkin patch (my favorite part). Here’s a glance at this year’s trip. Other Posts You Make Like: 6 Years of Pumpkin […]

The “Blogger’s Block” 15 Things About Me

I have Blogger’s Block. This is my own, very technical term meaning I can’t think of anything interesting to write. So instead of beating myself up for not writing a compelling, full-length post, I came up with 15 random things about me that I’m sharing with you today. 1. My middle name is: Rachel 2. Current […]

10 on 10: October 2013

10 pictures on the 10th day of the month to show the beauty in a regular day. October 10, 2013 The view on my morning walk from Sophie’s school … Feet selfie, autumn leaf, and the post-rain sidewalk … Pretty lone red autumn leaf … Little snail … Sleepy cat … Haunted decor … Not […]

A Month of October Dinners

So I’ve been a bit lazy with my meal planning over the last few months. I used to be great about choosing all the dinners for the month, doing a big grocery trip, and then I’d only have maybe two maintenance store trips later in the month. But for some reason, I just got uninspired […]