June 29, 2018

The sights that unfolded in front of our disbelieving eyes at Portland's International Rose Test Garden in Washington Park had us swooning.  Yeah, yeah this place is crawling with tourists but there is a reason why.   If you haven't been yet, drop everything you are doing and make the trip.  It is worth it.  10,000 rose bushes of 650 varieties across 4.5 acres and has been...

March 2, 2017

the beast that is mom guilt comes in many forms.  but no forms have compared in magnitude to a recent trip where i was away for exactly 7 days/nights in a row.  as luck would (not) have it, a long anticipated girls weekend backed up right into a work trip.  don't get me wrong, the time away is sometimes a welcomed full night of sleep, or a meal where no one

January 22, 2017

first birthdays sure are speciall! with the first little kiddo we made a huge stink with a big celebration and threw a party for a whole lot of people in a nearby park.  it really was beautiful, but this time around we knew we wanted to slow things down and really enjoy and reflect on the big milestone that was upon us!

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