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What’s on your happy list?

What’s on your happy list?

When Shira of In Pursuit of More posted about creating a daily happiness list, I thought I’d come up with some of my own to share with you! 1.  Getting lost in a really good book (I just finished The Fault in our Stars and highly recommend it!) 2.  Cooking in the kitchen with Malia … Continue reading

Family Fun

Family Fun

We’ve been having such a great week with my in-laws and sister-in-law in town!  I had so much fun cooking and baking with my sister-in-law!  She never really cooked much before she moved to Africa, and now she is cooking up a storm, creating delicious creations like this cherry lime pie (made with greek yogurt), … Continue reading

The Birth Story

The Birth Story

The night before I went into labor, I told Patrick that I felt different.  It’s hard to place exactly what that feeling was.  Motherly intuition?  The start of contractions?  Patrick packed his bag, just in case.  It’s a good thing he did, because when I woke up the next morning at 7 AM, I was … Continue reading

The First Week

The First Week

We are getting settled into a routine with two kids.  Ryan is so sweet, he basically sleeps and eats…and occasionally gives us these wonderful smiles 🙂  He can sleep through all kinds of noises…dog barking, mixer going, doors slamming, Malia screaming around the house.  It’s pretty amazing!  Malia would startle and wake up to any … Continue reading