Feels Like Spring!

dad mom

Look who arrived in Charlotte yesterday! My mom and dad swung by in the late afternoon and are planning to stay here with us through tomorrow morning. They decided to make a detour to our place on their way back to Jacksonville from Raleigh where they were visiting my grandma. Ryan and I are thrilled… 

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Sanibel Island Highlights

Bubble Room Cake Sanibel

Today is my last day at the beach and then I leave bright and early tomorrow for a quick, less-than-48-hour blog trip to Minnesota. (Talk about a change in climates, right!?) I’ve been having such a nice time with my family and even though it’s been chillier here than we anticipated, we’ve been spending most… 

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Christmas 2014

Monkey Bread

We are back in North Carolina after an extra special Christmas in Florida! Over the course of the past week, I felt like I really took a step back and allowed myself to fully soak up every minute of holiday fun with my family. Our extended time off was pretty awesome and I’m grateful Ryan… 

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Things I’m Loving Friday #65

mother daughter

Good afternoon! I’m going to go out on a limb here and say many of you out there are still in holiday mode and aren’t reading blogs today (which is great – enjoy your time!),  but I still wanted to stop by and say hi this afternoon and share your weekly Things I’m Loving Friday… 

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A Christmas Carol in Jacksonville

A Christmas Carol_thumb

Merry Christmas Eve!! I hope you’re able to step away from work and the craziness of everyday life over these next few days and enjoy some time with the people you love most. I am trying my best to soak up every last second with my family and feel truly present as we all enjoy… 

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Holiday Week Begins

epic chophouse date night

We’re officially in Jacksonville for the week of Christmas! Following a date night on Friday night, Ryan and I made the drive to Florida on Saturday morning to kick off the holiday week with my family. Our Friday night date night took us out to Epic Chophouse in downtown Mooresville. I dubbed our night out… 

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