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  • larollie_cloud

    Personalized Nursery Prints / Etsy Ireland

    I’ve spent an inordinate amount of time trolling Etsy lately for baby gifts. Does anyone else know approximately eight million babies due in May? I love the idea of personalized baby gifts, and this…

    April 29, 2016
  • magnolias

    Happy Friday!

    Happiest of Fridays to you! After a week of thunder, rain and flooding (for a lot of people in Houston, but thankfully not us), it’s clear and sunny today and we are so looking…

    April 23, 2016
  • em and maya

    Happy Weekend!

    Traipsing through the grass for a photo with my girl! They painted murals on the sides of our old post office around the corner. That’s kind of a combination of the zip codes it…

    April 9, 2016
  • family-of-three-6-months

    A Day in the Life Around Here

    An outtake from photos my sister-in-law Leah took of us on Easter. Gosh, I love that little bald spot!  I’ve read a few “daily schedule” posts this week and always find them fascinating (this…

    April 7, 2016
  • IMG_9961

    Happy (April) Weekend!

    I’m on my way to Austin today! My brother is in town looking at UT Austin’s law school and I’m playing chauffeur and hooky for the day. It’s the longest I’ve been away from…

    April 1, 2016
  • best-spots-in-houston-heights

    The Best Spots in Houston Heights

    I’ve mentioned before that we’re camping out (not quite literally, although sometimes it feels like it!) in a neighborhood just northwest of downtown Houston called Houston Heights while we wait for Maya’s adoption to…

    March 29, 2016
  • elderflower

    Happy (Grateful) Friday!

    Happy Friday, everyone! Michael and I are enjoying one last weekday of his spring break. It’s been such a nice week having him home and spend time as a family of three. When Maya…

    March 18, 2016
  • With Gratitude

    Thank you. Thank you to all of you who shared my post, who donated to our adoption fund, and who wrote the kindest comments that warmed our hearts. I woke up on Saturday with…

    March 15, 2016
  • maya-nursery-quilt

    Another Nursery Nook Look

    Maya’s nursery is slowly coming together. We started with an empty room and a five day old baby back in October, so the fact that there’s art on the walls and it’s feeling more cosy…

    March 11, 2016