2018 Thanksgiving in the Mountains

2018 Thanksgiving in the Mountains

We drove up Thanksgiving Day to spend Thanksgiving with Stephen's mom's side of the family.  They live a little outside of Asheville, North Carolina.  Right away once we got on the road, Little Miss had the blowout of the century, so we had to stop and deal with that fun. 🙂  Of course, I only [...]

2018 Pumpkin Patch

2018 Pumpkin Patch

I love traditions and especially ones that I can make with my kids.  Last year, we brought Emerson to this pumpkin patch to pick out his first pumpkin and it was totally adorable.  This year, we came back and more fun was had! Only in the south is it nearly 90 degrees outside when you [...]

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 [...]