December 31st, 2013

2013... what a year!

I wasn’t going to do a big ole “wrap up” post on 2013, and I’m still not, but I couldn’t let the year end without acknowledging what a crazy and amazing ride it has been.

I spent New Year’s Eve at midnight last year alone. Well not completely alone- I had my three pugs with …READ MORE

December 22nd, 2013

Merry Christmas 2013!

A little early, but my mom (“Nene”) is in town and we’re spending every spare moment together enjoying Effie and the holiday spirit! I wanted to share our Christmas photos with you all (since cards have all been sent!) and send wishes for a happy holiday.

We are so blessed that …READ MORE

December 20th, 2013

Remembering Harley

Ugh, my heart is breaking. This is one of the hardest posts I’ve ever had to write.

On Wednesday, we had to let our sweet old man pug Harley cross the Rainbow Bridge.


We’ve had a long road with Harley lately. To start, he was twelve and a half. Never an …READ MORE

December 15th, 2013

Effie – Month Two

Guess who is ALREADY two months old?

Month Two

Milestones: This has been a month of amazing progress! Effie has awesome head control (unless she’s tired.) She also is much more aware and will not only look at us, but at things like our Christmas tree or the TV. She’s started really kicking and jerking …READ MORE

December 10th, 2013

Christmas 2013 Wish List

It’s amazing how kiddos change things.

I usually post my Christmas “wish list” on December 1st. I did start working on this list on December 1st. Yup- took a while to find time to put it together! I also have had THE hardest time coming up with things I need, or even want. I found …READ MORE