maryland & dc

penny's hit another milestone - 18 months! this means in six months she'll already be two years old. what?! this also means that in six short months she'll already be a big sister to a one-month-old. oh boy. this post will be about our family vacation to maryland & dc; and i will also share tips… Continue reading maryland & dc

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

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

aruba

dennis and i returned from a destination wedding in aruba two weeks ago. (has it already been two weeks?) we had such an amazing time: the weather was perfect - sunny and in the lower 90s every day. it hardly ever rains in aruba, but the winds are fierce! they help to cool you down… Continue reading aruba

birthdays & bachelor(ettes)

welcome to april! although in new england, not much has changed. actually, the weather has taken a turn for the worse. we were teased with a few days hovering near the high-60s last week. then it rained on saturday which turned to snow on sunday and finally ceased yesterday. i look forward to taking walks… Continue reading birthdays & bachelor(ettes)

vegas getaway

first of all, happy 1st birthday to avery! i had the privilege of attending avery's first birthday party yesterday in andover, massachusetts. initially, dennis and i were both going to go with penny but we knew it'd be easier if only one of us went sans baby. dennis elected to stay home and i brought… Continue reading vegas getaway

keep on rollin’

the above picture is how i felt all of last week. dennis works 7 straight days biweekly and those weeks are tough for both of us. last week felt dreadfully long as i tended to penny mostly by myself from monday-sunday. it's not even just being stir-crazy from being holed up in the house but… Continue reading keep on rollin’