The little dude turns 2 today! I know everyone says it, but two years just flew by. You can read more about his birth story here. Birth (October 2015): Six Months (April 2016): One Year (October 2016): Eighteen Months (April 2017): Two Years (October 2017): He's becoming a 2 year old for certain and developing… Continue reading John Turns 2!
I remember trying to find lists for hospital bags during my first pregnancy. I was trying to refresh my memory this time around, and I came across a post that literally had seven bags. Seven. I think most of us will be in a hospital close to civilization, so this is just crazy. Moms have… Continue reading Simple Hospital Bag
I hit 36 weeks this past weekend, and have had a few Holy Ish moments since then. From the physical side, I don't see how I'm going to make it another month and it seems so far away. But when I think about everything I want to accomplish before the baby arrives, a month seems… Continue reading 36 Week Bumpdate & Fall Sprinkle
As of last week it is officially Fall! And better yet, it's finally starting to feel like it. My toddler loves the outdoors, and I'm trying to get him outside as much as possible. All of these are great ideas for any area, but the links are for specific activities in Northern Virginia. Happy Fall… Continue reading Fall Activities for Toddlers and Kids
The first official day of Fall is this week! Despite the temperatures being in the 80s and very un-Fall weather, I hosted a Fall Brunch over the weekend. I kept the decor pretty simple with items I already had, and just added flowers and a few gourds. What's a brunch without a mimosa? I had your… Continue reading Fall Brunch
Thursday was a crazy day of multiple doctor appointments and packing, then we hit the road at nap time. By dinner, we made it down to the Virginia Beach area to visit my in-laws. On Friday, we went to the beach for the first, and only, trip this season. The water was pretty empty when… Continue reading Goodbye Summer!
I found this recipe years ago after numerous Pinterest clicks, and it's been a hit ever since. It's hard to categorize this because it isn't your standard dessert, but it's definitely a sweet treat. However, the question of appetizer or dessert has never stopped the bowl from being empty. Seriously, either everybody loves this or… Continue reading Cookie Dough Dip