• February Highlights

    Oh February! It was such a good month. For the shortest month of the year, it sure lasted a long time and we managed to pack in a lot. Here are some highlights from the month. Super bowl party at the casa. Wedding shower for my little sister. Galentine’s Day party with my neighbors. Valentine’s brunch



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  • January 2015 Highlights

    Back in the day (like a year ago) I used to post highlights from the prior month on the blog (see examples here and here and here). I always enjoyed putting them together because it was a chance to reflect on the last month and can remember little things that in years I will most certainly forget. I



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  • June Highlights

    June was such a happy, sunny month. It always is! Here are some memories we made last month: June Highlights: + Peonies! + Leia riding in the trunk + Weekend trip to Boone for J’s birthday + Boston with the birthday boy + Bike riding to Harvard + Getting lost in the North End +



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  • December Highlights

    December was such a great month. The holidays don’t last long enough, but I think we definitely packed in as much holly and jolly as we could, between hosting or attending parties every weekend, dressing up for holiday shows, spending cozy evenings in watching Christmas movies, and spending lots of time with family. December Highlights: +



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  • November Highlights

    Sometimes I feel a little shallow when I write these highlights because I’m always exclaiming This month was awesome!! and talking about how great it was. Well, here I am to break the record and report: I’m not sad to see November go. It’s not that it was a bad month, but it was not my favorite by



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  • October Highlights

    Happy Halloween!  What are you up to this evening? Anyone go to fun parties? Clever costumes? J and I are hankering down in the suburbs, ordering takeout and handing out candy to the little trick or treaters. Rumor has it there are a lot of kiddos in this ‘hood so we bought three huge bags



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  • September Highlights

    September feels like eons ago. We spent Labor Day in DC, the second weekend moving everything out of our apartment and handing in the keys, then the third week was spent at the beach, lounging around with our families. What other month starts with summer and ends with fall? It was a really, really good



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  • August Highlights

    Here we are October 4th and I’m just now getting around sharing what I liked about August. Oh well,  c’est la vie! August Highlights: + Watching lots of Gilmore Girls while I packed up the apartment (btw, did you know Don Draper is in an episode? Loralai meets him at the auction and turns out



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  • July Highlights

    July Highlights: + Lucy came to visit for 4th of July and we made watermelon cookies. + We took Leia to the fireworks, and the poor girl was shaking the whole time she was so scared. Never again. + Lots of pool time on the weekend. + I finished a few of my book club



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