anniversary date night in Boston

Dennis and I were married on Saturday, June 29, 2013 in Connecticut. We celebrated our 6-year anniversary on Saturday, June 29, 2019 in Boston. With two children, time seems to go by even more quickly. After Penny was born, my mom shared a bit of advice: put your spouse first because children grow up and… Continue reading anniversary date night in Boston

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

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

hurry up & slow down

penny is nearing her 10th month. 10! we are closing in on the double-digits here. she spends most of her awake time crawling and is ready to pass out by the time her nap time rolls around. now that she's more mobile and burning more calories, she's getting tired earlier. i tried to keep her… Continue reading hurry up & slow down

on to the next one

by far, the fourth month of penny's life has been the most eventful. the dreaded sleep regression, huge developmental gains, and a growth spurt. wait, another growth spurt? obviously, babies are constantly growing (penny is wearing size 6 months) but there are certain times where babies go through an extra 'spurt', so to speak, where… Continue reading on to the next one