Each year, my family has somewhat of a “reunion” at Claytor Lake in Virginia. We’ve been going to the lake for as long as I can remember, but we only started the family weekend tradition 4 or 5 years ago. We have a big family and most folks still live in Virginia but with everyone… Continue reading Virginia is for Lake Lovers
Summer and sunflower fields go hand in hand. Last summer, we stopped along the side of the road to take pictures with about 100 other people. It was a cluster. This year, we opted for Dorthea Dix Park in Raleigh. We got there pretty early but it was still very crowded. I was amazed with… Continue reading A Day at Dorothea Dix Park
I got back in town Friday around lunch time and Liam had gone down for an early nap. Since Landon had to work, we made plans with friends to meet up at the pool after nap time. As I was pulling into the pool, Landon texted me to say they’d just closed it due to… Continue reading Weekend Wrap Up 7/6-8
Our trip to Ireland was beautiful, fun, exciting and exhausting all at the same time! As I mentioned in our New York post, we realized very quickly just how much we rely on our parents, daycare and our babysitter to help with our toddler. He is so much fun at this age but also needs lots… Continue reading Ireland: Full Recap
We had a busy but fun weekend. The weather here in North Carolina has turned beautiful (I say that as it rains outside and the temperature is in the low 60s) and is allowing us to spend tons of time outside which is Liam’s absolute favorite thing to do! On Saturday morning, I got up… Continue reading Weekend Recap 4/20-22
With the weather warming up, we’ve found a few new dishes to add in our regular rotation. My FAVORITE is this Shrimp Burrito Bowl which I now crave 24/7. Since I’ve shared about my obsessive eating habits before, I’ll tell you that I eat the same thing for breakfast and lunch everyday. I might switch… Continue reading This week’s eats!
“Of all the things my hands have held, the best by far is you” The moment I met you, my heart grew a million times. It filled with more love than I thought humanly possible. But I loved you even before I met you. The moment we found out we were having a baby, I… Continue reading A Letter to My Son for His 1st Birthday