As a military family, we are well accustomed to friends and loved ones popping in and out of our lives periodically. We never live in the same city for more than three years and usually nowhere near friends and family. For now, short visits as often as possible is the name of the game. A [...]
My mom, aka Granny, is in town this week. Her visits are such a blessing for many reasons, one being that Nate and I get the rare opportunity to go out and spend some time together without the kiddos! That's just what we did this weekend. We visited one of our favorite places in D.C. [...]
As a companion to my previous post, I've gathered all of my favorite healthy recipes - both tried and on the list to try - and a few tips for healthy eating to help you make 2019 your healthiest year yet! Disclaimer, I DO NOT DIET and I certainly won't be telling you to! I don't [...]
Christmas is such a lovely time for so many reasons, all the delicious baked goods, comfort foods and dinners out with loved ones leave us feeling full both in stomach and in heart. After all the sweets and treats though, it's no wonder we crave a detox and a break from all the unhealthy eating [...]
It's hard to believe Christmas and New Years Eve has already come and gone. I always do everything I can, physically and mentally, to ensure I relish every minute of this wonderful time of the year, yet it still seems to fly by. I made sure to slow down and not worry so much about [...]
A few weeks back, I sat my little family down and we finally got our Christmas card photos knocked out. I was so proud of how well the girls behaved but in true toddler fashion, little Lilly was a wiggle worm and her sweet sister did her very best to contain her, and that made [...]
The best Christmas movies to watch all the way up until New Year!
This weekend was another one full of Christmas adventures. The weather is beautiful this time of year and perfect for exploring D.C. and some of the festivities the city offers. We hit three big attractions on our Saturday outing with the littles and that is precisely we only made it to three of the places [...]