Freedom

I love the stage of life I’m in with my kids.

Don’t get me wrong – part of me itches to have a baby every time I hold one in my arms (or spot one around town). But with a 7 year old, and two 3 1/2 year olds, life is so much easier than it used to be.

There’s a bit of freedom now. Everyone’s potty trained, everyone can at least partially dress themselves, they play independently (at times, anyway!)…

And I can now bring small handbags with me when I leave the house – no more diapers, wipes, toys, etc. to pack inside.

But they’re not allowed to get any older. I’m freezing time right now while my oldest still thinks it’s cool to hang out with me, and my youngest have yet to start school.

skirt – H&M, top – JCrew (similar), belt – Von Maur, shoes – Charlotte Russe, handbag – Little Green Thread

What do you love about your life right now?

  • After nearly 7 years in our house, we are getting neighbors. This past fall, two new houses went up on our street. I was happy about it. After all, the lot next to me, and the one behind me were still empty. I still had my unobstructed view of the trees, and tons of privacy… [Continue Reading]

    Under Construction
  • More and more these days, our family is realizing the importance of everything we put in our bodies – and what a difference it makes when what we’re putting in is good for us. On Sunday, August 24th 4-8pm on Main Ave in downtown Prior Lake, Angie’s Homespun Edibles will be joining us at the… [Continue Reading]

    Angie’s Homespun Edibles
  • If you’ve joined us at any of our previous Wild Ruffle Pop Up Shops (next one is coming up on Sunday August 24th from 4-8pm outside on Main Ave in downtown Prior Lake), then you’ve probably already met Jennifer Allen, our local bling guru. Now, you’ve got another chance to shop with one of the best… [Continue Reading]

    S&D Love
  • Our next Pop Up Market is just around the corner – in less than a month we’ll be partying on the streets of downtown Prior Lake (on Main Ave on Sunday, August 24th from 4-8 pm). And we’ve got some new friends who’ll be joining us! I’m super excited to introduce you to these gems.… [Continue Reading]

    Wild About… New Friends
  • Snacks on the run.  That’s my family each and every day of the summer. I need help ensuring my family eats healthy on the go.  I am by nature a fly-by-the-seat of my pants kinda girl and as it serves me well when unexpected road-bumps occur… it’s not as handy when I’m unprepared at the park, pool, zoo or… [Continue Reading]

    NoBake Homemade Granola Bars

Comments

  1. I know what you mean! Mimi has gotten to be so much easier lately, and now I am starting all over with a new one soon! Crazy! But totally worth it!

  2. cute!

  3. Great color combo! I love love love purple and yellow together – and no, it’s not because I’m a Vikings fan! It just looks so amazing together! :)

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