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Welcome to A + Life!

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The Spena family is finally back to school! Let’s recap: Back in 2019 we decided not to continue doing Classical Conversations because the ages of our kids didn’t work out with the programs they had. That ended up being for the best because- surprise!- we ended up moving to Kansas City in the middle of […]

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September 25, 2021

Spena School x3!

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He takes us early morning bounce housing….  rides down the giant slides….  bounces with the best of them….  helps put on Velcro suits….  and throws little girls high up onto Velcro walls….    He takes us out for lemon pepper chicken wings….  and evening coffee to keep us up all night….  he even bought a […]

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March 24, 2014

When Daddy Is Home From Work….

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I have had recipes pinned for smoothies for like, 3 years.   Last Christmas I asked for a stick blender for the sole purpose of making smoothies{and this one really awesome sounding broccoli and cheese soup- but I digress}and got it.   I just opened it last week.   #finally   I’ve been wanting to […]

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March 18, 2014

All Aboard The Smoothie Train!

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To quote Jim’s least favorite Frozen soundtrack song{the one he always skips- and let’s be honest- no one really knows all of the words to anyway}   We can fix this fixer upper up, with a little bit of love.     So, in this analogy our new house is Kristoff and uh, we’re the […]

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March 17, 2014

With A Little Bit Of Love

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Yesterday was sunny and 70 and breezy and we will never, ever pass up an opportunity to play at the park when the weather is that perfectly gorgeous.   I’m also never going to pass up an opportunity to play around with my big girl camera and work on my newly acquired manual shooting skills! […]

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March 11, 2014

Sunshine On My Shoulders Makes Me Happy

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For my Baptist and non-denom friends, consider this your warning to “hang on to your hats”, as it were.   Jim and I are members of a PCA{Presbyterian Church In America} church. The Presbyterians are much more laid back when it comes to the status of alcohol. We use real wine during communion and libations are […]

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February 27, 2014

There Might Be A Little Dust On The Bottle

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We had the special treat of having dinner at our house this weekend with BOTH sets of our parents.   I’m convinced Abigail thought it was her birthday or something. “Everyone is here for me, right? Where is my bounce house castle?”   I only snagged a few pictures with Jim’s Mom{Grandma Jenny} and my […]

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February 24, 2014

Every Little Girl Should Be So Loved

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