Author Archive for mrs. wagon


Working Mom Wardrobe Staples for Fall

As a full time WOHM, I’ve been struggling with my wardrobe ever since I became a mom of two. I’m always looking for pieces that will see lots of wear (I’m all about price per wear!) as well as be flattering AND comfortable, and not break the bank either. See why I’ve been struggling?? Summers […]

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Turkey Lettuce Wraps

We’ve been working hard to utilize all the fresh produce we get from our weekly CSA share, and sometimes it’s a struggle to finish all the fresh lettuce we get. One surefire way to consume it all is to wrap it around delicious fillings. This recipe is easy, quick and healthy, and even though it’s […]

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2 year / 4.5 year update

So much has happened since my last update (6 months ago! Or, now that this post is getting written super late, almost 8 months ago!). We bought a house, packed up and moved (to the town next door!), summer started and the kids were in daycare only part time (3 mornings a week) and home […]

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Summer Pasta with Shrimp

I love me some pasta, but I’m not a fan of red sauce. But I am a fan of dinner on the table in 30 minutes or less. So here’s a quick summer pasta that was a hit for my whole family. I made it with shrimp, but you could really use any protein in […]


DIY Dol Towers (Go-Im)

For a traditional Korean First Birthday, items such as fruit and nuts are artfully displayed on a table (dolsang) to symbolize prosperity. Towers made of beans, seeds, nuts, rice cakes, or candy make for a beautiful table display. These days, many parents choose to rent plastic towers or create towers of their own. When I […]

Travel and the 18 Month Sleep Regression

When Lil Miss Wagon was 19 months old, we took a trip to visit family about 4 hours away. Before our trip, LMW was sleeping beautifully: going to bed around 6:15pm and falling asleep on her own every night, sleeping all night long. Plus she took a 2-3 hour nap every day. Her 5am wakeups […]

makeup for moms

My Mommy Makeup Routine

As a WOHM (Work Out of Home Mom), I’m faced with the daily challenge of making myself presentable each morning with a very limited amount of time and energy to do so. There are a couple of areas where I still need to get my act together (ahem, hair and wardrobe) but I’ve pretty much […]

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