Allison Archive

The Craziness of Spring/Summer 2016

To say that our lives have been a little bit hectic over the last four months is an understatement. With each of the major events (and minor), I have been wanting to update our blog, but exhaustion and stress have gotten in the way (at least that is my excuse). Before Henry came along, it…

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2015 Reflection

2015 was a great year for the Yem Family. There were so many great memories and fun things we did, that we barely had time to keep up with our blog! In honor of a New Year (even though it is already a few weeks in), I wanted to reflect back on 2015 and some…

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Heading North: Weekend In Duluth

Ever since our last trip to Arizona, Carter had been asking when we could go on vacation again. Given that was over a year ago, and with summer fading fast, we heeded to his requests and planned a long weekend in Duluth, Minnesota. We had never been to Duluth before, but had heard a lot…

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Back to Work

The last 16 weeks have flown by. I cannot believe that my time home with Henry is coming to an end that it is time for me to go back to work already. I have really enjoyed all of the time that I was able to spend with Henry, despite the early struggles getting used…

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Visit to the Valley of the Sun

After a long (and still ongoing) winter, Allison, Carter and I needed a break from the snow and cold. We settled on a destination with lots of sun, very little rain, and not a trace of snow — Phoenix, AZ. Continue reading below to see the highlights of our trip from a couple weeks ago!…

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Baby Brother Makes Five!

As the youngest member of the Yem family, I have been waiting for a special occasion to write my first blog post, and I have some big news to share.  I am very excited to announce that I will become a big brother in July, welcoming a little brother to our family with an anticipated…

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Winter Hibernation

The polar vortex and subsequent deep freeze had brought the Yem Family blog to a screeching halt. As often as we tried, we just couldn’t find a good way to type with our mittens permanently glued to our hands. With much persistence, we finally made a breakthrough, and we have a lot to share. What…

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Krons Invade Minneapolis

A few weeks ago, my parents and two brothers came to Minneapolis for a visit. We had been looking forward to the weekend for quite a while. Carter always looks forward to seeing Grandma & Grandpa Kron, Uncle Nick and Uncle Nathan. My parents arrived on Wednesday evening to watch Carter for us on Thursday…

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Minnesota State Fair 2013

While the end of August and Labor Day weekend bring the unofficial end of summer, one thing Allison and I always look forward to during this time is the Minnesota State Fair. I wouldn’t necessarily consider ourselves ‘foodies’, but we always enjoy reading about the new foods at the fair and deciding which ones we’re…

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Dog Days of Summer

The Dog Days of Summer are upon us and that has meant a lot of time relaxing and hanging outside for The Yem Family. What have we been up to these last few weeks? Continue reading below to find out! Clever Ways to Feed Mugsy Every morning, before we leave the house, I have Carter…

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