Family bonding around homemade snow cones

We have entered a stage of life in which I will take any opportunity I can find to spend a few minutes with the entire family all in one place. Recently, I've been scouring Pinterest for ideas on how to make home-made snow cones to create some family bonding time. If...

How I use a communications policy and branding guide

I don't normally use my personal blog to write about work issues. But today, I'm going to use this space to talk about communications director stuff because it's a convenient way to share information. If you are one of my regular readers, please feel free to just skip...

Tearing down fences

While I was away on Friday driving back and forth to pick up Andrew from that film camp, I got a text message from my husband that said this: "I'm taking down the fence." What fence? I responded in my mind, but not with my fingers. Surely, he doesn't mean the six-foot...
Why I spent May on a scavenger hunt

Why I spent May on a scavenger hunt

Back in April, I was scrolling through Facebook when a post popped up from our local park district. They were promoting an event that immediately caught my eye. It was a photography "scavenger hunt." Participants would be given a list of items to find and photograph...

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A blanket of bluebells

A blanket of bluebells

This weekend, I had a little time to myself because my husband had taken our two girls out of town to visit his parents. Our boys are pretty much self-sufficient, so I took advantage of a Saturday morning to go for a hike. I have absolutely been loving the spring...

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