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My Brother’s Wedding Weekend Recap

Hi friends! Matt, Riese, and I are back from our big weekend in Boston for my brother's wedding!  It was a wonderful weekend and so fun to celebrate the happy couple. We flew up on Friday, which was Riese's third airplane ride (the first two being when we went to Florida for vacation back in December).  Man, traveling with a Continue Reading …

Weekend Trip to Philly

We are back in DC after a fun weekend in Philly!  Matt, Riese, and I were in Philadelphia visiting one of my best friends from college, Turner, and her husband and two little ones - a boy around Riese's age and a girl who is almost 4.  We drove up on Saturday morning and arrived in time for an early lunch - soup, salads, and Continue Reading …

Maine Adventures Part 2: Hiking + Cross-Country Skiing

Hi guys!  So glad you enjoyed my post recapping the Great British Bake Off Themed Bachelorette Weekend. It was as fun as it sounds. :) And now, to recap the second part of the trip! When I discovered we'd be in rural Maine (an hour+ north of Portland) for the bachelorette festivities, I immediately looked up the address and saw that Continue Reading …

Florida Vacation Recap

Last week, Matt and I took Riese on a family vacation - our first big trip as a family of 3! We hadn't done any air travel with Riese yet and decided it was time to get brave and go for it. :) We spent a couple days researching (aka Googling "best vacation spots with one year old"), and decided we wanted to go somewhere warm and beachy, but stay in Continue Reading …

6th Anniversary Weekend Trip

Matt and I are back in town after a wonderful weekend away to celebrate our 6th wedding anniversary! For Christmas last year, Matt's parents gifted us a 2 night stay at a bed and breakfast near our favorite spot, Shenandoah National Park, and included an offer to babysit Riese while we were there as well. So nice of them! We decided back in Continue Reading …

Cape May Girl’s Weekend Part 2

Morning! I'm back with part 2 of my girl's weekend adventures in Cape May, NJ. When I left off in part 1 (check that out first if you missed it!), we had just had brunch and were getting ready to head to the beach! It was in the 70s and sunny with low humidity - absolute perfection. Originally we weren't sure it would be warm enough for the beach, Continue Reading …

Girl’s Weekend in Cape May: Part 1

Hi guys! I'm back from my girl's weekend away! It was such a treat to have some adult time with two of my favorites - it had been ages since the three of us got together. I was in Cape May, NJ with two of my best friends from college, Turner (nickname) and Kris. Despite the photo below we were not at a wedding - apparently there was one at Congress Continue Reading …

Outer Banks Adventures Part 2: Fitness/Outdoorsy Fun

Hi guys! I'm back to share part 2 in our Outer Banks beach week adventures with Matt's family. My first post talked all about the food highlights, so check that out first if you missed it! Now it's time for the fitness/outdoorsy highlights from the week. Of course since we were at the beach, our main movement for the week was lots of water Continue Reading …