Double Digits

Double Digits

Dear Chance and Colin, 10 trips around the sun?  How can it be?  Where has the time gone? Those years went by in the blink of an eye.  Back in 2007, Dad and I decided to add a 3rd child to our family in our early 40s.  With Riley's diagnosis of CdLS we wanted him [...]

How to make a Karl ‘Garita’

How to make a Karl ‘Garita’

Hey Hey Friends!   Happy Thursday!!  Hope you are having a great week.  We are in still in summer mode around here, working on our summer bucket list of fun things to do with the kids. It has been kind of quiet around here lately....  Yep, you read that right...  quiet in the Rissland household [...]

Life Lately

Life Lately

Hey, Hey Friends!  Hope your doing well! It has been a crazy summer and I cannot believe it is already mid-July?  What the what??  School ended, swim team flew by and here we are half way through summer break. When swim team ends it is always bitter sweet.  I am happy for the break but [...]

My honest review of Schmidt’s natural deodorant

My honest review of Schmidt’s natural deodorant

  Hey Friends! I hope you are doing well and summer is off to a great start! In case you missed last weeks post I talked about our kids summer bucket list of the fun things they want to do. You can read it here ‘Kids’ Summer Bucket List Slowly but surely I am trying to [...]

Dear Reese

Dear Reese

Hey Girl Heyyyy!!!! Wow! Your 5th grade promotion ceremony ... How can it be that you are already leaving elementary school?  It has been 6 years since you started Kindergarten.  I remember the day we went to Kindergarten sneak peak.  You  'my social butterfly' were so excited to go to school.  That Kindergarten sneak peak [...]

CdLS Awareness Day

CdLS Awareness Day

Happy Tuesday friends! How was your weekend and Mother's day?  My weekend was awesome! We finally saw Avengers End Game. Great movie! Mother's Day was great even though I did 4 loads of laundry 😂 but my kids and Karl cooked both brunch and dinner and it was fantastic! So grateful for my family.   [...]