Monthly Archives: April 2016

Weekend getaway

First it was planned. Then it got canceled. And then within an hour it was re-planned and we hopped in the car, dropped the kids off at the grandparents and headed to Old Town Alexandria, one of our favorite quick … Continue reading

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afternoons with jack. 

Some days, I do whatever I can to get the kids to take naps together. Because really, there’s not a whole lot like that peace and quiet while you’re sipping an iced latte and eating a dude while lounging outside … Continue reading

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blue apron week 1

All right. This whole Blue Apron thing is pretty fabulous. Not that I’ve loved every meal I’ve made, for instance that first catfish sandwich I made was not really enjoyable in the least. To be fair, I’ve never been tempted … Continue reading

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blue apron week 2

So this week, blue apron kinda knocked it out of the park. I first made seared salmon with green potato salad and pickled mustard seeds. Are you as intrigued as I was? The potato salad had sauteed spinach, celery and … Continue reading

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and then my parents came.

A couple weeks after we arrived home from Mississippi, my parents came. I was so excited because April is my favorite month in Virginia, (trees have flowers on them, what?! and everything is just stunningly coming to life and the … Continue reading

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mississippi river race.

Anyone remember that Patch the Pirate? I don’t. Just that there title. So yes! About a month ago, we got in the car (or rather, a 12 passenger van that we rented with ten miles on it) with Wesley’s parents … Continue reading

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blue apron

I’ve got some stories and happenings that need to be written but I just got a package in the mail and you know how things just fly out the window when you get a package in the mail. Plus, I … Continue reading

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