We're family of five (four humans and a neurotic dog) trying to find the extraordinary in everyday life.

Growing Up Gowan

When I grow up, I want to have #hair like my preschooler. Perfect #ombre and a lot of natural curls.

When I grow up, I want to have #hair like my preschooler. Perfect #ombre and a lot of natural curls.

Day 8 of no @tgowan5 and this is what it’s come to. Hey, at least they let me cook dinner in peace. #geologywidow

Day 8 of no @tgowan5 and this is what it’s come to. Hey, at least they let me cook dinner in peace. #geologywidow

It’s hard being this fabulous. #toddlers #kidsofinstagram #kids

It’s hard being this fabulous. #toddlers #kidsofinstagram #kids

Papa taught her how to do side planks and now she’s obsessed. #planking

Papa taught her how to do side planks and now she’s obsessed. #planking

We cut Bryn off on the bottles during the day so she just went and got one herself. #resourceful #independentwoman

We cut Bryn off on the bottles during the day so she just went and got one herself. #resourceful #independentwoman

Feeling bummed that the deer mowed over the last bit of our vegetable garden but I have pretty flowers to make up for it. #instaflowers #sunflowers #flowers

Feeling bummed that the deer mowed over the last bit of our vegetable garden but I have pretty flowers to make up for it. #instaflowers #sunflowers #flowers

Always amazed at the great things  in #saratoga like the breakfast @thenyra #spaspot (at Saratoga Race Course)

Always amazed at the great things in #saratoga like the breakfast @thenyra #spaspot (at Saratoga Race Course)

A healthy #chicken salad recipe on the blog today! Friendly for those on #paleo #atkins #southbeach and others! Link in my profile.

A healthy #chicken salad recipe on the blog today! Friendly for those on #paleo #atkins #southbeach and others! Link in my profile.

These kids have been inseparable since we got here. #echocamp #raquettelake #adirondacks #adk  (at Echo Camp)

These kids have been inseparable since we got here. #echocamp #raquettelake #adirondacks #adk (at Echo Camp)

This is why you bring your 3 year old to a bridal shower and thanks to @kdono1234 we came out (tied) on top! #AllIDoIsWin #lastgowantogo #toiletpaperbride #briddalshower

This is why you bring your 3 year old to a bridal shower and thanks to @kdono1234 we came out (tied) on top! #AllIDoIsWin #lastgowantogo #toiletpaperbride #briddalshower

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