For the big 3-0 (I swear this is the last time I am mentioning I am 30, haha!) my husband surprised me with a few [very unexpected] treats…one being a new mirror for our entryway. While I love our home, there are definitely a few areas that do not get enough natural light. I am… Read More Entryway Love!
And just like that…I’m 30. Actually, no, I don’t feel that way at all! 🙂 But really, I’ve already been asked quite a few times in my 3 and a half days as a 30-year-old, “What does it feel like?” Maybe most likely I am a rarity here, that in no way did I mind… Read More 30.
When I compare mom-of-one baby Christie versus mom-of-two babies Christie, I almost start to laugh. I think of things I easily took for granted (ahem, grocery shopping!) when I had just Hadley, and I think of the things I used to take the time to do…with a lot more frequency. Something I truly loved (and… Read More My Favorite Ways to Remember the Little Things
One of the best parts about living where we do, is how we live about an hour and a half from Lake Tahoe, and an hour and a half from San Francisco. It’s always a breath of fresh air to head somewhere totally different from our everyday routine. This time, we went to Lake Tahoe… Read More Tahoe!
I can think back to a year ago at this time, remembering that I was craving fall. I wanted it to come so bad, that I wished summer away (granted, I was pretty heftily pregnant at that point!) This time around, I have found a lot of peace about enjoying each season, even if it… Read More Hey, September!
Behold, the cookie! This is the recipe in which I spent my entire pregnancy with Hadley putting around with every cookie recipe under the sun, in search for exactly what I was looking for: fluffy, soft on the inside, a little bit of a crisp to the outside, smooth milk-chocolate, and a hint of sea… Read More Our Favorite Chocolate Chip Cookie Recipe
“You live in California!? Oh, so you live right by the beach!?”- probably something I’ve heard dozens (if not way more) times in my life when I’ve traveled, upon telling people I am a true-blue Californian. Hardly the case, even though I spent a majority of my 0-17 years being born and semi-raised in the… Read More A Little Beach Trip
In honor of it being World Breastfeeding Week, I finally decided (after a lot of “no, I shouldn’t”) to share my polar-opposite experiences with breastfeeding, as well as a few things that have helped make my experience not just easy, but enjoyable this time. I respect any way a mother feeds her baby, be it… Read More Nursing Stories, Tips + Goodies
In all honesty, the first weekends of the month can be pretty rough. Aaron always has drill, which means neither of us get a break; it’s kind of like our weekend gets skipped. We always try to make the best of it by enjoying our Fridays together, so what better way to get it started… Read More Hello August + Hadley’s New Pet!
Last Tuesday, Aaron went to Texas—his business’ “home away from home” that he gets more and more acquainted with. There are many a times he mentions how easy it’d be for us to move there (or Kansas City—the other place he travels to the most,) but for now, we love us some Roseville…even in this… Read More A Business Trip + A Bachelorette Party