I know we’re on the eve of July, but better late than never to share pictures and memories from May. :) Highlights from May: + A wonderful long weekend in Asheville + Celebrating Mother’s Day with family + Quiet mornings before work + Peonies. Peonies. Peonies. + Strawberry picking! + Memorial Day weekend in St.
I get my energy from the sun. J says I’m like superman, which I didn’t get at first… apparently he also gets energy from the sun? In fact, in the last few years I’ve come to realize there is a whole world of superheroes I know very little about. This is a result of growing up with
Recipe: Key Lime Cream Pie with Meringue
My sister Carrie got me a pie dish for Christmas, and I’m pretty sure I’ve used it at least once a week so far this year. I have made apple pie, chess pie, pumpkin pie, chocolate silk pie, strawberry pie, tomato pie. I honestly didn’t know I was such a pie person until I had
High Five for Friday
It’s Friday! 1. J and I went to the mountains last weekend to visit some friends that moved from Austin, TX. Look how cute those pups are! 2. Peonies at the farmer’s market — my favorite. They are all gone here in Raleigh, but I forgot that Boone is always a few weeks behind
Love Where You Live
Hola! Today, I’m participating in an Influence Network linkup, an opportunity for network members to share where all they live. I’m going to share a little bit of all the places I’ve lived. :) Greensboro, NC | 1985 – 2004 My family has a long history with Greensboro. My grandparents grew up here, and both of
The Time I Change My Mind About Saving 20% for a House
(via Pinterest) Remember that old post I wrote a few months ago about how we’re going to save 20% for a down payment no matter which way the mainstream real estate market pressures us? We’re kind of changing our minds. I know. I said I wouldn’t let the market pressure us… but by golly, it has.
What to Bring New Parents who Just Had a Baby + A GIVEAWAY!
Is it me or is every single person in the world pregnant? (Well, except me, a few of my friends and the entire male population.) But seriously, this is the season for babies! A few friends of mine had babies in the last month,and there are a few more with approaching due dates, so I
Hello, friends. It’s June! I love this month. I love its long, warm sunny days, and the beginning of a beautiful season. This month we are celebrating family birthdays, taking two weekend trips, and have lots of plans for finding cheap (or free!) fun in our area. I’ll have a recap of May up soon…
Bittersweet Review | No Commitment Blogger Book Club #5
Happy first Monday of June — book club time! It’s also confession time: I actually read this book in March. Oops! I was really dragging in Happier at Home and needed something new. I also wrote this post in March too, since the thoughts were fresh. Man, it is so nice to have a post