ONE YEAR WITH A BIG, HAIRY DOG

By Tuesday, July 26, 2016

It's hard to believe a whole year has gone by since we first brought Hank Marvin home. Incase you missed it, last year we surprised our kids with a bernese mountain dog. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ehdm3vNMFPk   He was a cute fucking puppy. We could not imagine our family without him now. We have become "dog people" - not in a buy him sweaters and booties kind of way, ...

Esquites -Mexican Corn Salad

By Friday, July 22, 2016

Esquites is essentially Mexican corn salad. Until my recent trip to New York City, esquites was unknown to me. I feel slightly ashamed of admitting that, since Mexican food is among my top three. Taco night is alive and well at the Wismer household. It is especially successful with the kids because taco night is ...

Fitness Friday: SoulCycle

By Friday, July 22, 2016

Meg and I researched the New York City fitness scene much like someone would the food. NYC is a fitness junkies dream, so we had to narrow down what we were going to try. We decided that a spin class at SoulCycle was something we had to do. As our sister-in-law puts it, if it is good enough for the ...

Unshrink Your Clothes

By Thursday, July 21, 2016

Last week I was rifling through the clean laundry looking for my favourite pair of workout shorts when I came across one of my dresses. Wizzy had fired a load of clothes in dryer, which is greatly encouraged around here. Unfortunately, in this instance, he threw my dress in the dryer. When I held the garment up ...

Travelling as a Parent

By Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Meggie Lou and Robbie Leigh (did you know they have country names?) are leaving tomorrow for California.  I can count on one hand the amount of times they have travelled together since becoming parents. That tally would be once. In 2007 they went to Florida, where they eloped, but that was only because a good friend of Wizzy's was getting married there. Jax was two, Kai was 8 ...