Happy Fifth Birthday Jasper!


My Dear sweet Jasper,

Yesterday you turned five. FIVE! How did this happen? In some ways I feel like it was just yesterday that we brought you home from the hospital and in other ways it feels like it’s been …

Happy 6 months Sasha & Willow!

Dear Sasha & Willow,

I can’t believe you are 6 months old today. One half year that has flown by and yet seemed like so long all at the same time!



Mommy has been so busy lately that she didn’t …

To Jasper on Your Fourth Birthday


Dear Jasper,

I’m so sorry this letter is 5 days late!

I’ve been so busy, and as you know my belly is so big I can’t do a lot of things that I used to do like take your pictures …

The Birthday Party that Almost Never Was

What a crazy roller coaster ride these last few days have been!  It all started on Wednesday when I get the call from daycare that Jasper is running a 102 fever. Kind of shocking considering he was totally well when …

20 Year HS Reunion + 38th Birthday = I am Old.

All in one weekend, two reminders that I am no longer a spring chicken..

Today is my last day being 37. Which honestly wouldn’t be SO bad, but while you may call 37 “mid thirties” there is no denying that …

Jasper’s Superhero Third Birthday Bash!

At long last, the party recap (um, almost 2 months later? Yikes!)

First, a little video..

And now, the details!

Well, overall I have to say that the party did NOT go as smoothly as last year.

First of all, …

Jasper’s Third Year in Pictures

I am so behind on blogging!! It has been a crazy week and I know the birthday party recap is going to take a bit of time to write.. in the meantime, here is my annual “Jasper’s Year in pictures” …

Happy Third Birthday Jasper!

Dear Jasper,

If you are old enough to be reading this, you are probably old enough to know that the date of this post is NOT your actual birthday and wonder why.  Well dear one, you will have also probably …

Planning Super Jasperman’s Third Birthday Party

I am SOOOO behind on the party planning this year. So far, all we have is a theme, which you probably guessed from the title! For at least a year now I have been calling him super Jasperman and told …

Jasper’s Second Birthday Backyard Bonanza!

OK, so that’s the video highlight reel, here are all the details: In general, the colors were kraft paper brown with blue highlights because blue is Japer’s favorite color! There were other touches of red like in the red bandana …