School Days

You thought you were off the hook for a back to school post, didn’t you? Our preschool is in the school starts after labor day camp (bless!) so today was our big day. I had the best of...

Ahrens on the Road: 2016 Roadtrip

The West Coast Griswold family has thrown caution to the wind and decided to hitch up the swagger wagon for ten fun filled days driving up the coast of California! With three kids! Under four! One is two...

Wee Eat: Baby Led Weaning

We’ve finally arrived at the time to feed the baby stage! We are following  baby led weaning approach again this time. TLDR version: baby eats table food…no purees, pouches or rice cereal. It worked so well for our family with the...

Lavender Fields: Cherry Valley

Another post about flower fields. Get ready. Brianne and I loaded up the kids on a Friday morning after a flier for two free tickets magically appeared in my mailbox. I had never even heard of Cherry Valley...

Wipe on, Wipe off

This post was sponsored by WaterWipes as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I received complimentary products to facilitate my review. …attention loyal readers, this here is a sponsored post! Before you clickity-clack on out of...

Fourth of July Festivities

Prepare yourself for another post all about fireworks, grilling and children in matching patriotic gear. I will not let you down on all my basic-mom holiday documentation, but I’ll try to keep it brief-ish. Although I’m a little...

Ikea Baby Gym Hack|Ahrens at Home

IKEA Hack: Wood Baby Gym

I think all of us parents start off with the same smug resolution of not letting our homes become a wasteland of primary colored plastic in the name of childhood entertainment. Then we have kids. Or maybe you were able...