December 2014

This is a sponsored post. Although we don’t live in a climate that guarantees we’ll be stuck indoors all winter, there are definitely more days than not that it’s too cold to venture outside – especially with new baby Claire!  It can be challenging to think of new games and activities for a busy toddler. [...]


What’s We’re Up To

Claire is four days old, and the entire family is adjusting to this new and awesome (and exhausting!) version of life. We spent two nights in the hospital (I can’t wait to share our birth story sometime early next week – spoiler alert: it’s a super short story!) and came home on Thursday afternoon.  Henry [...]



Welcome to the world, Claire Joy Boyle. Born December 2, 2014 at 2:30 PM after a fast 4.5-hour labor 7 pound, 12 ounces 19 inches long Everyone is happy and healthy.  <3 <3 <3


Scary Santa / Sweet Santa 2014

What began as a bit of a joke in 2012 is now officially an HTP tradition – it’s the Scary Santa / Sweet Santa Contest. Ho, ho, ho!  It’s that time of the year again.  Wear your holiday best and smile your sweetest smiles!  Or… Wipe the sweat off your brow as you hold on [...]


This post is sponsored by Celestial Seasonings. There is so much awesomeness packed into this post that I don’t know where to start.  Obviously, tea-infused cupcakes would be a good place, but let’s talk about this cupcake stand for just a moment. Would you believe that this stand is actually a charger, two upside-down plates, [...]

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