Weekend Recap

We had a really fun weekend in the sun!  So fun that I didn’t have time to blog until today, Tuesday!    On Saturday, we woke up and headed to the National Zoo.  It’s a great zoo, free, and we got too see Aunt Jolie who lives around that neighborhood.  Baby C loved seeing all […]

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Throwback Thursday- Patio and Yard Renovation

We knew buying this house that the yard would need a renovation it was all grass and on a big slope, with no flat areas.  It would also get muddy in the winter and when it rained.  So, we tackled this project right after the kitchen renovation was finished.  Now, two years later looking back, […]

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Whats Up Wednesday

1: WHAT WE’RE EATING THIS WEEK: This week we have meatloaf muffins, shredded chicken to mix and make a buddha bowl, and chicken burgers with blue cheese.  Tomorrow I am making tomato soup and grilled cheese.  Such a comfort food! 2. WHAT I’M REMINISCING ABOUT: I’ve been looking at my memories on my iPhone app […]

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First Birthday Party

We celebrated Baby C’s first birthday.  Of course I didn’t take enough pictures of everything and everyone that attended! I need to get better about that.  I was always talking to someone or watching the birthday girl.  All the grandparents came in and her godparents came too.  We also had some friends from the DC […]

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Throwback Thursday Kitchen Renovation

Within the first 6 months of moving into our new house we did a huge demo on the first floor. First Floor Remodel Our first floor remodel included getting rid of a popcorn ceiling in the living room, knocking down two walls, reworking the venting, and gutting and remodeling the kitchen. Before pictures: The walls […]

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Baby’s First Birthday!

Happy FIRST Birthday Baby Girl! This year has been filled with so much love, joy, and adventure.  I was able to take maternity leave for 6 months and I am grateful that I had that time with you.  There are many days I wish I could stay home with you, especially when your sick.  We have […]

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Volunteering in Mexico

Throwback Thursday In December, 2014 my husband and I went to Mexico to build homes.  I always wanted to do a volunteer trip like this and I was so excited to be able to do it with my husband.  In the past I volunteered in Ecuador and Vietnam, where I went by myself to teach […]

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Weekend Recap

Hi! I had a super busy weekend with many errands and a party. Saturday Saturday started with some cuddles and books. We spent two hours looking at fabric.  We want to recover a nice chair that we got from my parents.  Of course, the one we liked the most is sold out.  The others, we […]

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Friday Favorites

Yay for almost being the weekend! I am so excited for the weekend! My weekend plans include a party at a friends, some cooking, maybe a trip to Ikea, working out, a little work, and some relaxing.  I feel like my to do list always grows and grows and I can’t wait to tackle it come […]

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Throwback Thursday Months 7- 9

This is my last time recalling Baby C’s early life, haha its all early still, but we will be all caught up now! Baby C was 7-9 months during Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Christmas, so there were a ton of pictures to look through. Loves:  You loved playing with tags and listening to music.  You love […]

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