7 Quick Takes Friday

Seven years ago today, I wrote my first “Seven Quick Takes” post. The idea was that it would be a way to share a few stories that were too short to warrant individual blog posts, but too long for social media. I ended up writing a Seven Quick Takes pretty much every Friday after that, […]

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— 1 — Happy Easter! It is Easter, right? Over here it very much feels like I’m still in the depths of Lent, because it’s tax season and Joe is working about 35 hours per day as a CPA. My two youngest (3 and 2) seem to have been inspired by the intense energy that […]

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— 1 — We finally did it: we got rid of the carpet of doom and had hardwood floors installed. The upside? No more giant carpet beetle snack bar in the middle of our living room. The downside? CHAOS ON A LEVEL I CANNOT DESCRIBE. Outside, it was wet with wind and temperatures in the 30s […]

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— 1 — It’s been a while since I’ve had a chance to check in here on the blog, which means it’s past time for a 7 Quick Takes post! — 2 — As you may already know if you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, my wonderful grandfather passed away earlier this month. He was […]

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— 1 — We still don’t have a Christmas tree. I just walked by a broken Advent candle in the toy pile next to a naked Barbie. But it’s all good, because I GOT MY CHRISTMAS CARDS DONE! (Not “done” like “sent, ” but “done” like “we got a decent picture and the newsletter is […]

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— 1 — On October 2, 2008 I wrote my first “7 Quick Takes” post. Soon after that I made it a link-up, meaning I put some code on the bottom of each of my own 7 Quick Takes posts so that other bloggers could submit links to their own posts of the same format. […]

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