My sweet boy turned 3 at the start of the month and immediately following a weekend of celebration I collapsed with influenza. Consequently this post is a little late. “Lucas is having a fun day, he building with soft blocks. When I asked him what he built, he said ‘A concert’. We wanted to take … More Lucas is 3!
It’s the end of the month and time for the budget report. I didn’t think we’d pull it off but we did! Since it was a short month, three bills weren’t due (they’ll double up in May) and that helped but even without those missing numbers we still would have had a little buffer. February … More February Budget Update
Yes, it’s a fake fruit BUT where would I find a pumpkin in February? The final update and picture, I can’t believe how quickly time has gone by. The first several weeks were miserable but since October it’s really been smooth sailing. I can’t wait to see what this little man looks like and … More Month 9 Round II
Our Sunday craft projects are going strong around here. Since Peppa Pig we’ve done a Pokemon and Elmo. This weekend’s project was for President’s Day and a bit more elaborate than most. I love presidential history and struggled between doing something for Washington, Lincoln, FDR or Obama – for a bit I considered doing something … More President’s Day Craft
It’s official – I’m a city commissioner! This week I was sworn into the Livonia Historical Commission and will serve a three year term to promote the events and activities at Greenmead Historical Park (and hopefully make it more profitable). With Sam’s birth only weeks away it can seem a little crazy to take on … More Stepping Up
A friend posted this on Facebook and I found it to be both hilarious and accurate. We’re homebodies so our Valentine’s Day celebration will be playing the latest version of Civ while eating take out from Stache (it’s our favorite place to eat in Detroit and you must check it out). But for budget conscious … More 10 Valentine’s Dates in Detroit Under $25
Do you follow Martha Stewart on Instagram? It will definitely make you hungry. I’m constantly taking screenshots of recipes to try later. This Pull-Apart Bread was my most recent attempt and it turned out far better than I imagined. I don’t make bread and I’m always intimidated by any recipe that includes yeast but since … More Easy Pull-Apart Garlic Bread & 5 Pasta Recipes to Make With It