Angela Amman


Pause button

– Posted in: Joy

Life is made of Listen To Your Mother, dance competitions, t-ball games, writing events at elementary school, to-do lists, deadlines, commitments, schedules. I will gather those together and start them tomorrow. Today, I pressed pause and walked around the neighborhood with little ones on scooters and bikes. Unwilling to relinquish the sunshine, we continued to [...]

Five things

– Posted in: Joy

Naked Basics from Urban Decay is my new morning makeup obsession. In a life that never seems to have enough hours for sleep, makeup makes me feel a little more put-together, even if the bags under my eyes don't completely disappear. The simple palette from Urban Decay contains neutral shadows, and only one of them [...]

Experimenting with a #PerfectPlaydate

– Posted in: Joy

The box arrived, and they were immediately interested in the contents. "You're taking it to Grandma's," I reminded them. The promise of a sleepover with Grandma and Grandpa added a layer of magic to the box. A late April anniversary combined with an early April spring break for the kids meant Ryan and I were [...]


– Posted in: Joy, LTYM

  My planner sits next to me, and there's no way I'm looking at it again tonight. Some days, the fullness of my heart and my brain converge into┬ácomplete┬ácontentment. Words normally help me shift my thoughts into place, but tonight? Tonight I want to rest with the threads of this weekend, the echoes of this [...]