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

diy cake smash photo shoot

when you have a baby, the costs keep adding up. there are the necessary everyday items like diapers, but then there are also optional luxuries such as having professional photos done for your child. like many parents, we opted to do the newborn photo shoot because 1) we wanted high-quality images of penny, and 2)… Continue reading diy cake smash photo shoot

life is good

my right arm is hovering over the keyboard as i type this entry because the stitches on my wrist prevent me from applying too much pressure on it. on monday night, what was supposed to have been a relaxing and delicious family dinner turned out to be disastrous instead. as dennis grilled 삼겹살, or pork… Continue reading life is good