life with two

two kids: two years old & two months old. people usually have their children close in age to one another so that they can be friends. they also have multiple children with the notion that it will be fun. but... when does the fun begin? okay, i guess i'm being dramatic but it sure is… Continue reading life with two

sweet news

i'm back. and with big news. the so family is expecting baby #2 on april 16th, 2017. currently i'm in my second trimester (14w 4d) and feeling infinitely better than i had been the past few months. the reason for my blogging hiatus was due to my morning sickness. with penny i experienced nausea, fatigue,… Continue reading sweet news

boston, you’re my home

we are at the tail end of a heat wave. the low-to-mid 90-degree weather has been occurring since last thursday and today should be the last day before thunderstorms supposedly arrive on friday. it's not the heat that drives me insane as summer is my favorite season; it's the humidity. penny's constantly asking to go… Continue reading boston, you’re my home

summertime shenanigans

last saturday, dennis and i attended a wedding in norwalk, ct. he was able to get the day off so we could go, but he still had to work the next day... which was really unfortunate since it was a 1.5 hour drive each way. we left the party around 10:30 and came home at midnight.… Continue reading summertime shenanigans

fun with family & friends

having visitors never gets old... especially when they're family, and it's unexpected! we had celebrated my fil's 70th birthday on july 4th.. but as the 70th birthday is an important occasion we received word from crystal and dan (dennis' brother and our sister-in-law) that they would drive up from maryland on friday and leave on saturday! the… Continue reading fun with family & friends

weekend in boston

dennis and i arrived safely back from aruba last wednesday night around 10:30pm. we had thursday to relax at home.. and then we drove up to boston friday morning and stayed at my parents' house until sunday evening. the above photos are soon after we arrived at my parents' house. penny had lunch and then… Continue reading weekend in boston

happy 1st birthday, penny

it's done! it's over! all those months of endless planning... finding ideas on pinterest... crafting during penny's naps and bedtime... fretting over the tiniest details... they are no more. and honestly, it makes me kind of sad. my friend, jennie, celebrated her daughter's first birthday this past sunday. her baby girl, kaylee, and penny, were… Continue reading happy 1st birthday, penny