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All Aboard the Holiday Express!!

Okay, so, last Christmas I noticed that everyone on our local moms Facebook group was talking about going to the Holiday Express. I looked it up and found out that it is a big deal and that tickets go on sale in July and sell out super quick. So, realizing we wouldn’t be going in […]

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33 Things I’ve Learned in 33 Years

Well, last week I turned 33. I had as enjoyable of a birthday as one can when it falls on a weekday and you spend the day at work. The office got me bagels for a breakfast celebration, my dad took me out for a nice lunch, and I ended the day with a cake […]

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10 Kids Christmas Books You Need on your Bookshelf

Psst! This post contains affiliate links. This means that, at no cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. Eeeks! It’s the most wonderful time of the year! If you’re like me, the day after Thanksgiving, all the Christmas stuff comes out. And that means the Christmas […]

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Punta Cana Anniversary Trip-Part 2  

I’m back today with more pictures of our trip! If you missed my post on days 1-3, click HERE! Since our whole goal on this trip was to just relax and enjoy a few days of no responsibility, we spent as much time as possible on the beach. Saturday was no exception! B did get […]

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Punta Cana Anniversary Trip-Part 1

I’m back!! It feels like I haven’t blogged in so long! I’m super excited to share my trip with you today. We had such a great time! First things first: Our real anniversary is Dec 19, but can you imagine trying to take an anniversary trip in December? Practically impossible. So we decided to go […]

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Our Spooktacular Halloween

Well hi there! First things first…sorry for my absence last week. I had every intention of blogging, but work ended up being insane, and I just never got around to it. By the time the kids went to bed, WE went to bed. Anyway. In the middle of a crazy week, Halloween arrived!! And we […]

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Tips for Traveling With Young Kids (+ Our Michigan Trip!)

Today, I wanted to chat about the rest of our Michigan trip (if you missed my Mackinac Island post, you can find that HERE) and a few things we learned about traveling with young kids along the way. The last time we flew to Michigan was when Harlyn was a baby. Since that time, we’ve […]

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24 Hours on Mackinac Island

So the last week of September, on Wednesday, we flew up to Michigan. The next day, Brandon, the kids, my mom, stepdad and sister and I got up and drove the three hours to Mackinaw City. We got there about lunch time, and then took the ferry to the island. Once we arrived, we went […]

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My Kid-Free Weekend Getaway

Well, I wanted to share all the non-race parts of my trip to Michigan today, so get ready to be jealous of the 3 days I spent with NO KIDS! (I love my kids! I really do! I missed them lots. I missed my husband lots. But to be totally honest, it was super fun […]

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My First 10 Mile Race

If you don’t follow me on Instagram, (@thisaveragemom) then you don’t already know that this past Saturday, I ran my first Crim!! To be fair, I have run Crim events in the past, but only ever made it to an 8K (5 miles). So, this year, I DID IT…I ran the actual 10 mile Crim. […]

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About Me

I'm Meghan. I am an average mom.

I'm Meghan. I am an average mom.

I am a wife and mama of two, just trying to keep everyone decently happy and content. I love scrapbooking, reading, the elusive date night, and iced coffees.
I'm Meghan. I am an average mom.