Friday, May 30, 2014


I have such a love/hate relationship with Pinterest right now. Between searching high and low for house stuff, to getting inspired for Baby Dos's new nursery, I've been pinning up a storm.

It's absolutely amazing, don't get me wrong, but it can also really make you feel like crap about your own life choices. So many creative ideas, DIY projects, and expensive gifts and decor. Plus it's a big 'ole time-suck! 

Oh, but I love it too!

Thursday, May 29, 2014

best day of my life

Milo and I are currently listening to The Best Day Of My Life by The Glee Cast on Pandora. Sans clothes, per usual, he's dancing, twirling, and singing as loudly as he can. I'm sitting down rubbing my baby bump while smiling the biggest smile, relishing in this priceless moment in time.

Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Memorial Day Weekend

Hope you all had a nice Memorial Day weekend, honoring the courageous men and women who have fought for our country and freedom.

We certainly had a lovely trip up to New York State to visit with the in-laws. It was a great time: lots of memories made and lots of pictures snapped!

Friday, May 16, 2014


My parents are in NYC for a long weekend, celebrating their upcoming anniversary. They deserve this get away and I am so happy they are there. Really. I'm also slightly envious of all the delicious food they are and will continue to eat, the hotel they are staying at, the show they're about to see, the shops they are going to shop in, and the streets they're going to walk along. All those things that I used to take for granted every single day of my life from 1999 to 2013.

On top of all that, (and I really am so thrilled they are there!), they stopped by MY PERSON'S apartment this morning to say hi and have a quick visit with the twins. This is what it looks like to get a FaceTime call from your Dad during their visit, as you're loading groceries into your car.

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Boys will be boys

What a great weekend! We got to celebrate Mother's Day with my beautiful mama on Saturday, and then with gold 'ole friends, who were conveniently in town for another friend's wedding, on Sunday. Next weekend we'll be seeing Husband's grandparents, and the following weekend we'll be traveling up north to visit with Husband's parents. It'll be a fun-filled month celebrating the lovely women in our lives. Which reminds me, I must get over to see my grandma at some point too.

Yummy cake, thanks to Husband!

Mother's Day afternoon, with my two loves tickling me.


Milo started his ISR swim refresher this week. On the drive over this morning he stuck a pretzel up his nose. No joke, two minutes away from the scuba center I hear a crying Milo say something like, "mama, pretzel, nose." I immediately pulled into the closest parking lot and tried to extract the pretzel. No luck. We both started to panic. Luckily the MacGyver in me knew what to do and I pulled out a pen cap and wedged it inside his little nostril to leverage the somewhat large broken piece of pretzel outta there. Out it slipped and a huge sigh of relief was heard from both of us.

Post-pretzel incident, pre-swim class.

Lesson learned: buy bigger pretzels and start carrying tweezers in my bag.

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day!!!

My mom is my best friend, my confidante, my support, my biggest cheerleader, and my inspiration to be the best mommy and wife. I love her so very much and thank my lucky stars she is mine and I am hers. Happy Mother's Day, Mommy!

And an equally Happy Mother's Day to a great Mother-In-Law and Nonna! I'm lucky you brought Husband into this world!

Friday, May 9, 2014


I'm currently watching Milo not nap on the monitor. It's incredibly entertaining. There is lots of clapping, singing, and running around with a blanket on his head.


Milo had a successful trip to the dentist yesterday. Gosh, darn it, I love this boy. So curious. So amiable. So obedient. So adorable.

If the cliches are true, and your second baby is the opposite of your first, I'm in trouble with Baby Dos.