candytopia

i actually am not a big candy fan. that's dennis' thing. i'm more a of a chocolate girl. still, when i scrolled through my facebook newsfeed one day and stumbled upon a candytopia  post, i was intrigued. this interactive candy exhibit looked outrageously fun and it made for good instagram photos - what most of us… Continue reading candytopia

penny’s 3rd birthday

I promised myself I wouldn't go all out for penny's 3rd birthday, especially since I had spent so much time, energy, and money on Ezra's 1st birthday. but, it just isn't me to not find an excuse to stay up late party planning and making decorations. penny doesn't really love anything else as much as minnie… Continue reading penny’s 3rd birthday

blooms & custard

did you know there are farms that allow you to pick your own flowers? i sure didn't. i'm constantly looking for new and fun activities to do with penny and i found out about a flower picking farm in south windsor, ct from a mom's group in my town. recently, i joined a mom's group;… Continue reading blooms & custard

thanksgiving & birthday weekend

[12:30pm] i love my birthday because it usually falls around thanksgiving weekend so the festive mood from the holiday continues on to my birthday. sometimes my birthday falls on thanksgiving day which makes it even more special. this year, thanksgiving got off to a rocky start. i got into a car accident on wednesday evening.… Continue reading thanksgiving & birthday weekend

celebrate good times

there have been many things to celebrate recently - two weddings and a first birthday party. although both weddings occurred in october i haven't had the time nor energy (mostly energy) to organize and edit photos for a blog post. the so family leaves for maryland tomorrow for a family vacation and that'll be another… Continue reading celebrate good times

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