30 Hours in New Orleans

Last summer while visiting friends and relatives in the mid-west, we decided to take a short trip to New Orleans.  I first became interested in NOLA because of Anne Rice.  I love reading her vampires series when I was in

30 Hours in New Orleans

Last summer while visiting friends and relatives in the mid-west, we decided to take a short trip to New Orleans.  I first became interested in NOLA because of Anne Rice.  I love reading her vampires series when I was in

San Luis Obispo / Solvang

When my first boy was about 3 months old, we decided to take a road trip down to LA to see the giant Rubber Duck by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman at the Festival of Tall Ships LA 2014.  (You might

San Luis Obispo / Solvang

When my first boy was about 3 months old, we decided to take a road trip down to LA to see the giant Rubber Duck by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman at the Festival of Tall Ships LA 2014.  (You might

Baby Shower Gift Guide

Recently a lot of my friends are getting pregnant as first-time parents.  I am so happy for them, and instead of giving gift cards or buying things off their registry or buying more clothes that the baby would outgrow in

Baby Shower Gift Guide

Recently a lot of my friends are getting pregnant as first-time parents.  I am so happy for them, and instead of giving gift cards or buying things off their registry or buying more clothes that the baby would outgrow in

Ombre Dyed Swaddle Blanket

During the summer when the temperature in the house can get pretty warm, I used the muslin blanket to swaddle my baby.  I like that it is very versatile.  I’ve used it as a breastfeeding cover, and a stroller cover

Ombre Dyed Swaddle Blanket

During the summer when the temperature in the house can get pretty warm, I used the muslin blanket to swaddle my baby.  I like that it is very versatile.  I’ve used it as a breastfeeding cover, and a stroller cover

Birthday Party DIYs

Here are more details in the various DIYs I did for my son’s first birthday party (1) Alphabet Banner Open Microsoft Word. Choose a font (I used Arial Black), use the WordArt function to change the font into a hollow

Birthday Party DIYs

Here are more details in the various DIYs I did for my son’s first birthday party (1) Alphabet Banner Open Microsoft Word. Choose a font (I used Arial Black), use the WordArt function to change the font into a hollow

1st Birthday Party

As I promised in my last post, I am (finally) posting photos of my son’s first birthday party, which happened…oh…about 9 months ago.  Let’s just pretend it happened last weekend and move on, ok? I did a lot of DIY,

1st Birthday Party

As I promised in my last post, I am (finally) posting photos of my son’s first birthday party, which happened…oh…about 9 months ago.  Let’s just pretend it happened last weekend and move on, ok? I did a lot of DIY,

Closing Out 2015 and Welcoming 2016

Hi all!  I’ve disappeared for the past half year, I know, I know.  But I have a reason:  I’ve been busy! I’ve traveled a bit.  We took a family road trip to Portland, Oregon to visit my side of the

Closing Out 2015 and Welcoming 2016

Hi all!  I’ve disappeared for the past half year, I know, I know.  But I have a reason:  I’ve been busy! I’ve traveled a bit.  We took a family road trip to Portland, Oregon to visit my side of the