Found a winding trail on our run that led to waterfront mansions and wooden docks over the marsh.

Thursday Thoughts

Unfortunately, this weekend is my birthday, and a big one. I told John I didn’t want to do anything because, truly, I’m not a birthday person, and I’m the least excited about this birthday than I have been for the last 29. He read between the lines and understood that doing nothing actually meant going to Chicago!! I can’t wait to visit the baby’s godmamma’s new bakery, By The Park, have a birthday drink at POPS (I hope that’s on the itinerary, John!), maybe a class at Flywheel and take the baby to see the giant Christmas tree at Macy’s. […]

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Mid-week Motivation: Enchiladas & Glossy Box

There are (so many) days I just want to crawl onto the couch, watch Netflix and order pizza when I get home. So many. Especially if I’m on a good episode of my new favorite show, Parks and Recreation. How did I not know about this show? But there’s no Netflix after work. I have a husband to feed and a baby to chase. In the interest of time, I’ve started relying on easy meals that, most importantly, make a couple days of lunch leftovers. John and I made the switch to all organic, non-processed foods when I was pregnant–specifically after watching Fed Up […]

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Baby’s First Christmas Tree

I’m all about the experience. I wanted to take the baby to a Christmas tree farm for her first tree. Her FIRST tree! Now that we’re a family, it’s time to start family traditions, and sometimes that requires cheesy things like Christmas tree farms, holiday light festivals, pictures with Santa. (Not pumpkin pie pumpkins from the grocery store bought 2 hours before trick or treating because they were out of Jack-o-lanterns, John. I guarantee Boone Hall Pumpkin Patch wasn’t out and hadn’t been for weeks.) John would prefer to order a tree on Amazon. So we went to Lowes, because […]

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