Matt, the kids, and I spent 4th of July week in the Outer Banks in North Carolina on vacation with his family. Here’s a recap! Want to save this post? Enter your email below and get it sent straight to ...

Hi friends! We got back late on Saturday night from a week in Sewickley, PA, outside of Pittsburgh, to spend some time with Matt’s parents and our friends who live in the area. Matt’s dad loves cooking and he and ...

It’s been a while since I’ve shared a roundup of my favorite recent reads, so I decided it was time to sit down and write one up! If you’re a reader like I am (mostly fiction, with occasional non-fiction reads), ...

Hi there – happy Friday! I’m sharing some things I’m loving lately today. Let’s get to it! Please note Amazon links in this post are affiliate links. Things I’m Loving Lately I always have fun writing these types of posts ...

A few weeks ago, Matt and I spent a weekend in beautiful Santa Barbara, California, for the wedding of one of his buddies from high school. Here’s a recap for those of you who enjoy reading travel posts, or for ...

A couple weeks ago I had a fun treat: I went on a girls’ weekend with a big group of mom friends from my children’s school! We spent the weekend a short couple hours drive away from the DC area, ...

Hello all! Popping in on this fine Friday with some things I’m loving lately. Let’s get to it! Things I’m Loving Lately 1) Grilling! With the fantastic spring weather we’ve had in the DC area lately, Matt has been taking ...

Hi all! I’m back with part 2 of our spring break adventures with the kids. (If you missed part 1, read that first!) On Wednesday morning, we checked out of our hotel on the eastern shore in Maryland after breakfast, ...

Hello, hello! Our kids were on spring break from school last week. We debated a bigger trip but in the end decided to keep things low key and close to home, and did two short trips nearby. Here’s part 1 ...

Hi friends! It’s one of my favorite times of the year here in the DC area: spring, aka cherry blossom season! Want to save this post? Enter your email below and get it sent straight to your inbox. Plus, I’ll ...