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 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

November 8th, 2013

The last three weeks...

…have been a blur! And have gone by so fast. I can’t believe I’ve been a mom for three weeks and three days. So here’s an update on what we’ve been up to!

I wrote my birth story elsewhere but here’s a slightly watered-down version…

On Sunday, 10/13 I had some cramping but nothing trackable. …READ MORE

March 2nd, 2013

Just one month…

…until my 28th birthday!!

And welcome to the most boring and practical gift wish list of all time.

We have a bunch of out of town trips/weddings in the next few months so really what we’re both wanting for our birthdays is just cash money. PLUS, we got mega-spoiled at Christmas. Thus… I am going …READ MORE