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About Me

I’m Julie, a stay at home mom to Sofia (4.5) and Hugo (2), and married to Matt, an incredibly smart, goofy and adorable guy. We all live in Atlanta, GA, with our two fish, Chompers and Nemo, whom I desperately try to keep alive. In my prior life, I worked my way through college while […]

Food

Hearty Veggie Miso Soup: The Perfect Rainy Day Food

It's week 3 of summer vacation for us, and the rain just.won't.stop. So prepping, cooking, and cleaning up after 3 meals a day (plus snacks) has got me feeling a bit twitchy. Especially when the meals are met with groans and crossed arms. I actually said the other day, "do you know that there are kids… Continue reading Hearty Veggie Miso Soup: The Perfect Rainy Day Food

Parenting

“Mama, I Don’t Think You Love Me…” Part 1: The Conversation

This is what Sofia, my 4.5 year old first born told me over dinner 2 nights ago, just 4 days after Mother's Day. My immediate reaction was amusement. "I don't love you?" I repeated with half a grin. "Are you doing backwards day?". We had just read Fancy Nancy: It's Backward Day! a few days earlier,… Continue reading “Mama, I Don’t Think You Love Me…” Part 1: The Conversation

Parenting

Rainy Day Activity: ABC Coloring Pages

It's day 2 of summer break here, and the forecast in Atlanta for the foreseeable future is rain, rain, and... You guessed it, more rain. Insert obligatory rain condemnation song here. So it's a good thing that I've been slaving away at my computer for way too much time over the past few evenings, creating homemade… Continue reading Rainy Day Activity: ABC Coloring Pages