Author Archives: heatherwlu

Mustard-Pecan Salmon

Thanks to a cancelled game and practice, we had an unexpected free night tonight! Jack’s teachers have already called it quits on homework and tests, bless them. Isla still has to study for a spelling test on Thursday, but no … Continue reading

Posted in May 2019 | 1 Comment

Sheet Pan Dinner

Last night Isla had a 7pm soccer game, and I needed a super quick and easy dinner to throw together beforehand (rather than an 8:30 dinner). We had a package of Trader Joe’s garlic herb chicken sausage in the fridge, … Continue reading

Posted in May 2019 | Leave a comment

Mother’s Day 2019

I’m so sad that this weekend is over! It was pretty much ideal- we got a date night, saw live music, had fun with the kids, relaxed, spent time with family. All my favorite things! Brian received tickets to Kaaboo … Continue reading

Posted in May 2019 | Leave a comment

Gardenuity

So apparently it’s just going to rain forever here. The kids had a half day today (because OF COURSE THEY DID), and naturally a torrential downpour started right when it was time to pick them up. And then kept monsoon-ing … Continue reading

Posted in May 2019, Uncategorized | 2 Comments

Broccoli Crust

I had such a fun weekend hanging out with this sweet guy: We had dinner with my parents, visited the Perot museum (on Star Wars day!), had a movie night (The Sandlot- he LOVED it) and just hung out. He … Continue reading

Posted in May 2019 | Leave a comment

Wacky Wednesday

Isla is having a BIG week. Recital on Sunday, camp out this weekend, and I don’t think she could have crammed one more activity into her day yesterday. We had Muffins with Mom at school in the morning, then I … Continue reading

Posted in May 2019 | Leave a comment

Dancing Cats

So I realized today that we are exactly ONE MONTH from the end of the school year. How???? I’m so excited for summer but also really sad that we’re almost done with first and third grade. First grade especially is … Continue reading

Posted in April 2019 | Leave a comment

All The Things

Ugh, y’all… THIS WEEK. Makeup soccer games, projects, social studies test (that I thought was tomorrow but was actually today, whoops), spelling tests, reading test, something called “reader’s theater.” There is SO MUCH crammed into this short week. Also Isla … Continue reading

Posted in April 2019 | Leave a comment

Easter 2019

Happy Easter! We had such a fun weekend. Brian was actually off on Friday, for maybe the first time ever? We spent the day running a few errands, then taking Isla to her last swim lesson. On Saturday Jack had … Continue reading

Posted in April 2019 | Leave a comment

Never A Dull Moment

Sorry for not posting yesterday; we had a little bit of drama (what else is new??). Isla was playing goalie before Jack’s soccer practice last night and took a ball to the wrist.  She’s generally a pretty tough cookie, so … Continue reading

Posted in April 2019 | Leave a comment