January Raleigh Adventures in Photos

Trying to be better about sharing not just our bigger adventures away, but little adventures around our actual home, and our home city. Few things bring me more joy than photographing and adventuring with these kids lately. Enjoy! Pretending that we live at Oak View County Park, a favorite spot of ours. Butternut, squash and […]

March & April-a few highlights

A few highlights from the past month while we excitedly anticipate summer adventures! Peaceful Play at Prairie Ridge EcoStation, (more on this below.) NCMA’s Art in Bloom…this year didn’t disappoint. Do we have a new tradition mom?  A weekend away (sans kids!) in Oriental, NC The smallest carrot cakes for Easter. Shrimp and spinach pizza al […]

Signs of spring at the Arboretum

Let the pictures speak for themselves-spring is nearly here. While it was bright, blistery and cold (41 degrees to be exact) at the JC Raulston Arboretum this morning, shades of pink, red, and purple could be found all over the grounds. Of my favorite are the Japanese Magnolia trees. After these bloom, the peonies, dogwoods, […]

Thanksgiving at Milburnie

Happy holidays everyone! Can you believe it’s already December? We are currently in rural Georgia for a slow-paced, relaxing week with family. I wanted to share a few photos I took of our Thanksgiving at Milburnie Fishing Club in Raleigh. To be honest, I mostly wanted an excuse to share a few pictures I took […]

Strawberry Picking & Grilled Cheese with a Twist!

Happy Spring everyone! I love this time of year in the Raleigh area. It seems like there is something fun going on every week, even though the weather is still somewhat confusing (cold mornings, hot afternoons and recently several hail/rain storms). The past two months I’ve been dragging Grace to farm tours, nurseries, gardens, arts festivals etc. […]

Greek Fest

For the past three years, every September I’ve asked my Greek friend and neighbor, Larry, if he wants to join us at the annual Greek Fest. It only seems fitting. He belongs to the Greek Orthodox church (who puts the festival on) and clips free tickets for us from the local paper. Every year he’s politely […]

Raleigh Weekend Agenda + a Thankyou

Dear mom, Thank you SO much for this swing. It has turned out to be so much more than a swing to us and I am so very grateful. It has been a reminder to slow down. It’s a reminder to get outside. It’s  a fun way to keep Grace from unpacking every single drawer and cabinet […]

Seaboard Saturday

Hello friends and family! I hope your week is going well and that you had a lovely weekend. I wanted to share some photos of Seaboard Station, where we spent our Saturday soaking up the gorgeous weather. Hanging out in Raleigh’s historic Seaboard Station is one of our favorite weekend activities. While Seaboard is quickly expanding with […]