Apple Picking

Apple Picking

We decided to go apple picking while my parents were in town.  We went to Marker Miller Orchard out in Winchester, Virginia.  It is beautiful there.  They have a wide variety of apples, a bakery and fudge shop and a big playground for the kids. They give you a map to show you where the […]

A Day Outside the Nest

A Day Outside the Nest

It’s been raining for days and days.  We had big ideas of going apple picking or to a pumpkin patch on John’s day off, but our dreams were a little dashed.  So what can you do on a cold, rainy day off from work?  Go to Ikea and have Chick-fil-A for lunch! We started out […]

Vacation in Florida

Vacation in Florida

We went to Florida for a little family time due to a losing a beloved family member.  It was good to have the kiddos around for loads of entertainment for everyone.  Here’s Arabella smooching on her daddy. Camden started walking while holding on to furniture while we were there.  He is also getting really close […]

Cherry Blossoms in DC

Cherry Blossoms in DC

The cherry blossoms are finally in bloom in Washington, DC this year.  We went on Tuesday which was right around the peak of bloom.  This may be our last chance to see them as residents of the DC Metro area. One of the benefits to living in the DC Metro area is being able to […]

Homemade Baby Food

Homemade Baby Food

Homemade baby food is simpler to make than you think, and it’s fun! I made all of Arabella’s food when she was learning to eat, and now I am doing it again with Camden. Arabella is such a great eater and always has been. Part of it is in her genes (on both sides) and […]