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 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

November 17th, 2013

E’s Newborn Pictures

I’m so excited to share Effie’s newborn pictures! When E was eight days old, Ashley from Still Shooting Photography came to our house to take the photos. We had to set the heat on in our house to keep her sleepy (tough in the Florida warm weather!) and of course, our maintenance guy decided to …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

October 22nd, 2013

She’s Here!

So happy to (belatedly) announce our daughter’s arrival! She almost arrived on her due date- I had to head to the hospital after work on Monday the 14th instead of writing my 40 week bump update post! (I did get the picture taken though!!! I’ll have to share when I have two minutes to rub …READ MORE