Yellow and Grey Shower for Baby Number 2

By | 2017-02-10T17:48:25+00:00 October 17th, 2014|Party Hardy, Personal|

I would just like to publicly profess (for the millionth time) that I have the best friends and family around. Right before heading back to England, my cousin, Laila Eva, hosted a baby shower for me and it was just perfect. Since we don't know the gender of the bun in my belly, she used a grey and yellow color theme which I am now considering using all over my house as it was so pretty.


Maternity Photos

By | 2017-02-10T17:48:29+00:00 October 15th, 2014|Party Hardy, Personal|

Before I forget to post them, here are some maternity photos that my cousin, Laila Eva, took while I was home. I was about 22 weeks here so basically double the belly size


(re)Making Memories

By | 2017-02-10T17:01:29+00:00 September 12th, 2014|Personal|

I am incredibly lucky to still be friends with my childhood classmates. Through boyfriends, marriages, babies and cross-country moves, Tricia and Alicia have always been there for me. On my last trip home, Alicia was pregnant with Boden (who also happens to share my birthday) so I was really looking forward [...]


Southern Hospitality

By | 2017-03-02T14:09:06+00:00 June 19th, 2014|Personal|

After nearly two years, we finally made it back to visit Jason's dad and his wife Cherry. I could not ask for better in-laws; these are two of the most thoughtful and generous people I've ever met and I love them dearly. Cherry is the epitome of Southern Hospitality. Every [...]


Click Mama Click Workshop

By | 2017-02-02T16:11:47+00:00 March 17th, 2014|Days Out|

I signed up for the Click Mama Click workshop hosted by two crazy talented photographers here in England - Amanda of Footsteps Photography and Jennifer of J Butterfield Photography.


Breaking Bad – Soap Style

By | 2017-02-02T16:14:38+00:00 November 25th, 2013|Days Out|

I'm a big Breaking Bad fan. Admittedly, most of the chemistry references were over my head as I avoided high school science classes as much as possible. Also, chemistry involves math and I am a self-diagnosed numeric dyslexic so it was simply out of the question for me.


Betws-y-Coed, Wales

By | 2017-02-10T17:03:34+00:00 September 19th, 2013|Days Out, Personal|

Fair warning - this post is primarily going to be a giant photo dump. The scenery in Betws-y-Coed was stunningly beautiful so I got a little camera happy. After disposing of my little prank, we decided to walk into town and explore the shops. My mom was enamored with the [...]


Windsor Castle And Bury Market

By | 2017-02-10T17:04:11+00:00 August 5th, 2013|Days Out, Personal|

Days 7 & 8 of Carlsson's European Vacation Windsor Castle sits on the outskirts of London and is one of two locations the Queen calls home. Since we skipped the changing of the guard at Buckingham Palace, we decided to tour Windsor Castle instead as it also has a guard [...]

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