Gardening with Great Grandmother


We’re in WV this week visiting family and off to the Greenbrier for a few days (yay!) It’s been an annual trip – Will, my dad and our friend Reid ride in a MS bike ride from the Greenbrier to Snowshoe. I fully support this race since I get to spend a few days at […]

Visit with BFF, Jellyfish Sting, & a Waterslide


We had an unexpectedly busy weekend – usually we plan one or two activities, but we had something all weekend long. It was a blast – but I am exhausted. My BFF from high school was in town, and we spent Saturday morning on the beach with her family. Her daughter is a little older […]

Snacks on the Go Prevent “Hangry” Reactions


Full disclosure: Balance bar provided me a gift box with Balance Bars to try for this review. As always, thoughts and opinions are my own. Also, the “hangry” reactions are also unfortunately due to my own life experiences! Ever heard of the term “hangry?” It’s a clever combination of the words “angry” and “hungry” and […]

Wining & Dining through Napa & Sonoma : our top 10 Favorites

Stags' Leap Winery in Napa

I was going to attempt to do individual posts about each of our favorite spots, and then decided that most people probably just want to look at pretty pictures and read about our favorites. I tried to make this a Top 10 list, but had to add one more! 1. Conn Creek Wine Blending Seminar […]

Like the keys of a piano.


A piano is a great perch for putting on shoes! I captured this sweet photo while at our friend’s birthday party over the weekend, and I love it in black & white. Classic.    

Vitamix Egg & Kale Bites


These little egg bites are a great make-ahead breakfast snack to keep in the fridge and pop in the microwave for a quick breakfast throughout the week. There’s a lot you can do with them – I threw in what I had in the fridge, but the basic mix and prep leaves a lot of […]

Home Alone & a Day Trip to Charleston SC.


Thomas is on vacation with Grandaddy & Gran Shan this week in Topsail Beach, and Will and I do not know what to do with this free time, and can’t remember what in the world we did before we became parents. I’m sure any parent can relate to the novelty of freedom we are currently […]