Nellie didn’t really enjoy reading until she could walk and she’d walk over to us, turn, sit in our lap and ask us to read for her. Even then she’d only really let us read one or two pages before she’d slam the book shut and say, “All done!” Over time though she’s gotten more […]
Last year when Nellie was only 6 months old we got on a plane at some terribly early hour, flew across the country, experienced layovers and two different flights to come spend the 4th of July in Bend, OR. It was totally worth it, but it was one LONG ASS TRAVEL EXPERIENCE. Overall though it […]
A while back we had bought a baby hiking backpack/carrier with the hope of diving into this new Seattle life with tons of hikes with Miss Nell. But then we got here, and unpacking took FOREVER (honestly we’re still not fully unpacked) and it just kept getting pushed aside. But finally we made it a […]
I recently saw an Instagram post by a new mom that said something along the following, The first 12 weeks with a newborn are the hardest, of those first 12 weeks the first 6 are the most difficult, and of those first 6, those first 3 are the hardest thing you’ll ever experience. I don’t […]
This little spring petal photoshoot took place on the sidewalk in front of our house way back in April, but I never want to forget how sweet Nellie looked and how amazed she was by the pink sidewalk. Still some of my favorite pictures of her this year.
One of the things that I enjoyed probably more than I should have during our road trip was chronicling it bit by bit using Instagram Stories. It was so fun to be able to take little snapshots of our experience and share them with friends and family in real time. Previous during our other road […]
This is the recap for Day 4 of our Chicagoland to Seattle road trip extravaganza. Find the whole series from start to end here. AND JUST LIKE THAT, OUR FINAL DAY WAS HERE! Sadly, it started in Spokane, WA with Nellie not understanding Pacific Standard Time and waking us up at the crack ass of […]