Year In Review – 2017

I’m glad I blogged more than I thought this year. Here are some highlights

Detroit: Life in Detroit  – EmilyStache International / Bons @ the DIA / Touch A Truck / Block / Rocky’s Road BrewLife in Detroit – Caitlyn / Eastern Market / Avalon + Vera Jane + POP Offworld / Detroit Design 139 / MOGOTEN Nail Bar

Books: Lillian Boxfish Takes A Walk / Victoria / The Magnolia Story / A Gentleman from Moscow / Night, Night GrootPachinko / One Day We’ll All Be Dead and None of This Will MatterThe Seven Husbands of Evelyn HugoIn the Company of Women / Uncommon Type / Founding Brothers /

LifeHelping the homeless / not sorry / Charleston / How to host a flower party / my peeps / MSU Children’s Garden / Grand Rapids / After 5 / Marriage / Lessons from my 20s / Friendsgiving /

RecipesSlow Cooker Persian Lamb and Eggplant StewCoconut Red Curry Shrimp Soup50 Star Barbecue Chicken / Korean Beef Bowl / BEST BBQ meal / 4 ingredient dinnerBaked Apple Butter Brown Sugar WingsLemon-Ginger Chicken and Green BeansPan-Roasted Chicken with Za’atar, Potatoes, and GreensButtermilk Blueberry Puff

News: Barack ObamaWomen’s March / awesome ladies / Lady Jayne! / Prince William / The Jimmys / take a knee / Harry + Meghan

Lucas: Motherhood musings (expectations, breastfeeding + working)Lucas is ONE / 1940s Captain America birthday / co-parenting / baseball / motherhood defined / breastfeeding + weaning / moments / parenting / baking with baby / balance / favorite things /


January – The start of the Resistance. Let’s hope 2018 is the year of resurgence.


February – Slowly but surely our house is coming together – wallpaper is a good choice


March – One year of magic

Book of the Month Club

April – I’m glad I continue to find time for reading (A Gentleman in Moscow is also a new favorite)


May – There were so many good things in May but the Flower Party was my favorite


June – A perfect summer meal


July – These two love Elmo


August – My LMB


September – I want to look like this next year.


October – 5 years married to this incredible human


November – I can’t pick between the babies and the ladies ❤


December – A VERY Merry Christmas, although it’s obvious 2017 kicked our butts



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