December 29, 2014

Menu Monday

Happy Monday and Happy (almost) New Year!  We had a wonderful, and laid back Christmas this year.  We usually go to Wisconsin to be with Mike’s family every other year, so this was our year to stay put in sunny, warm Florida. 
Since my mom’s house is only about 30 minutes from the shore, we took full advantage of the gorgeous weather to spend Christmas-eve in the sand rather than the snow.    I grew up going to St. Augustine/Crescent Beach and love seeing E run around the same places.


December 19, 2014

Toddler Gift Guide

I get asked all the time, “What are you getting Everett for Christmas?”.  And all the time I just keep thinking, “What in the world do you get for a little miniature crazy person who likes one thing one minute and then something totally different the next?” 

December 15, 2014

Menu Monday

Howdy y’all.  I hope this past weekend found you all having a great time with some of your best friends.  I know mine did and it was spectacular.  We laughed, ate, drank and laughed some more.  We were all so happy to have Kate visiting from Colorado and wanted to soak up every minute with her!
Friday night we found ourselves drinking some ‘ritas at Colibri Mexican Cuisine in Baldwin Park.  The food was delish and the service was much better than my first experience there.  We had a blast.  Thanks to Tuller for manning our photo shoot (below).


December 13, 2014


It’s no secret that I love Instagram.  Heck, I even have an Instagram account for my first grade class – the parents seem to love the updates as much as I love sharing them.  So, in the spirit of sharing, I thought I would share with you some of my favorite Instagram feeds as of late.  Enjoy!

Target Does It Again-  Shopping duo Jen Coleman and Laura Wiertzema share their trendy Target finds.  If you love Target as much as I do, this follow is a must.

December 8, 2014

Catching up

Hiiiiiiii out there!  Sorry I have been a little MIA lately – not only is life crazy with an almost 2 year old…but it’s the holiday season!  I’m back, hopefully without any more big lulls; especially since I recently figured out a more efficient way to upload and store pictures – time saving shortcuts are a must these days.


October 8, 2014

Happy Hump Day!

Hey, hey, hey!

Sooo, the next two pics basically sum up our Saturday:
1.  Family run that ended with a nap.
2.  Hanging with Aunt Lynnie and Uncle Jason (and Reef) while reading, eating and watching football.  Speaking of…can you believe all of the upsets????  Craziness.
It was a pretty perfect day if you ask me (and I think E would agree).  We were all hanging with some of our favorite people doing our favoring things…did I mention how much I love the fall?!?!

October 4, 2014

Catching up…


Hi all!  Here is what we have been up to for the past couple of weeks…


Our Wisconsin family was visiting a couple of weeks ago and we had so much fun.  They were here for an entire week and were on the go the whole time.  Mike and I had to work, but we joined in the fun when we could.  It was so nice having them near by!

Legoland was one of our destinations and we had a great time (thanks Jessica!).  The ages of the kiddos ranged from 1 1/2 – 13 yrs and there seemed to be something for all of them.  The Lego creations were amazing and the engineering was so interesting. 




When we weren’t on the go with the fam, we were taking advantage of their awesome vacation condo/pool.  E had a great time hanging out with his aunts, uncles, cousins and Grandma Pam and even tagged along on a beach trip mid week.  Lucky little dude.





Miracle Miles 15K:

Mike and I completed in the Miracle Miles 15K at the end of the week with the fam.  E stayed with them as we ran in the rain the entire time.  Luckily it was a drizzle the whole time we were racing, no downpours, but we were totally soaked by the time we finished.  It was a wet one, but a fun one!






Oktoberfest – Girls Night Out!

Last weekend my friends Lynn, Jenny and I apparently thought we were 21 again.  The guys opted to watch the littles while we headed downtown Orlando to partake in some German beer drinking festivities.  It wasn’t quiiiite like the real thing, but it was a great time with great ladies.  The next morning however was  Ouch.





Jill’s Sprinkle - Tutu or Tie?

We also had the opportunity to celebrate our friend Jill and her upcoming addition of a new baby to the family!  Her sprinkle (not a full fledged shower) was held at Cocina 214 in Winter Park and was delish.  We can’t wait to meet the new little one…November will be here before we know it!




Everyday Shenanigans -

Other than that, everything is “normal” around here…well as normal as it can be with this little man.  Happy 20 months today!




We have still been eating very well – here was our menu this past week…hopefully more to come soon!


M:  (Turkey) Keilbasa Hash

T:  Pasta e Fagiole

W:  Balsamic Grilled Chicken over Salad

Th:  Leftovers

F:  Pasta con Broccoli

Sa:  Grilled Pork Chops w/ Roasted Green Beans

Su:  Southwestern Baked Potatoes


Happy Weekend!