Wisconsin Grandparent’s Visit Recap – Summer 2018

Wisconsin Grandparent’s Visit Recap – Summer 2018

My parents came to visit us this past long weekend from Wisconsin!  We packed in a lot of fun things over four days.  Here is a little recap of their visit: Elliott and I picked them up from the airport around lunchtime on Friday.  We stopped and ate a quick lunch at McCallisters.  Big Grandpa [...]

Baby, You’re A Firework

Baby, You’re A Firework

We've been enjoying our little family of four for a whole week now!  Everyone seems to be adjusting well to the new family dynamic.  Emerson has turned out to be quite the sweet big brother to his baby sister which makes this mama happy. The Fourth of July snuck up on us this year. (I [...]

Splash Pad Saturday

Splash Pad Saturday

On Saturday, we took a little ride to Tanglewood Park to try our their Aquatics Center Pool & Splash Pad.  I had 'splash pad' on my summer bucket list of things to want to try with Emerson this summer because not only is he walking this summer, he's the perfect age to love something like [...]

2018 Mother’s Day Weekend

2018 Mother’s Day Weekend

Heading into Mother's Day weekend, I was not sure how our weekend was going to run.  Emerson battled some pretty hot fevers this week which we think were due to either a blockage of one of his ear tubes or just an icky virus, but he woke up Saturday morning fever-free and happy as a [...]

2018 Easter Weekend Rewind

2018 Easter Weekend Rewind

On Saturday we traveled with our friends the Damman's to the North Carolina Zoo in Asheboro.  It was the perfect day to go to the zoo, with clear blue skies and temps around 70 degrees. A surprise to us, apparently Easter weekend is the zoo's busiest weekend of the year, due to spring break and [...]

End of Year WI Trip & NYE

End of Year WI Trip & NYE

Two days after Christmas, Emerson and I took a quick trip to visit my family in Wisconsin.  My sister, Amy, and her daughter Valentina were visiting from Brazil and we were glad to be able to have a chance to let the cousins meet for the first time.  Emerson and Valentina hit it off and [...]