sweater weather

as much as i love summer for its long days, the warmth, and the "carefree" living, i also adore fall for the crisp weather, the foliage, fun fall activities, and the fashion! i have a love/hate relationship with my figure.  as much as i embrace my hourglass shape, it can be downright infuriating to find… Continue reading sweater weather

24 hours in portland, maine

what was supposed to be a fun-filled, child-free weekend in portland, maine was... well, still fun and, yes, child-free, but not a full weekend as we would have liked. our friends were getting married in portland, maine so, of course, we had to make a weekend out of it. we anticipated a 3-hour drive per google… Continue reading 24 hours in portland, maine

to blog or not to blog

it's been nearly three months since my last blog post. sheer laziness was the big reason for not blogging, but I also seriously contemplated forgoing it altogether. I wasn't, and I guess I still am, unsure if it's really "taking me anywhere." I'm just not certain if the benefits outweigh the time spent curating the… Continue reading to blog or not to blog

i will survive…

[ friday, 5/5/17 ] i have been trying to publish this post for five days now. i have to go through what i already wrote to update. for instance, ezra is three weeks old as of this past tuesday! although the newborn stage has its challenges, like those motn (middle of the night) feedings, it's… Continue reading i will survive…

cinco de mayo

hooray - i'm on maternity leave until the end of august! my first official day was yesterday but i went back into work around 2 and stayed until 8 to clean up and prep the room for the sub. now, i can actually relax... that is, until the baby comes.. which could be any minute. here… Continue reading cinco de mayo

let it snow, let it snow, let it snow

our dog is normally great about waiting to, er, shall we say, relieve herself until either dennis or i get out of bed. we know she really has to go if she jumps out of bed and starts pacing which is what she did on saturday morning. then she started hinting even more by jumping… Continue reading let it snow, let it snow, let it snow