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

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

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

life with two

two kids: two years old & two months old. people usually have their children close in age to one another so that they can be friends. they also have multiple children with the notion that it will be fun. but... when does the fun begin? okay, i guess i'm being dramatic but it sure is… Continue reading life with two

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

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

busy, busy, busy!

“Around here, however, we don't look backwards for very long. We keep moving forward, opening up new doors and doing new things, because we're curious...and curiosity keeps leading us down new paths.” ~ Walt Disney Co. penny is so alert and curious these days. as she becomes more and more aware of the world, she… Continue reading busy, busy, busy!