Nursery Mood Boards

Hey everyone! In the spirit of our surprise announcement last week, we have been doing some early planning for the arrival of our newest little one! This week we will be able to find out the gender, which of course we will share with all of you. But until then, we have multiple different ideas … Continue reading Nursery Mood Boards

Happy Halloween! DIY “Pet Sematary”

Hey everyone! We've spent the past few weeks since our trip getting back into the swing of things at home, and getting caught up on projects around the house. Our biggest home renovation news is that we finally ordered the stone for our fireplace, which is going to be an Austin white chalk limestone veneer. … Continue reading Happy Halloween! DIY “Pet Sematary”

Roadtrip: Niagara Falls and the journey home

The last day of our vacation dawned bright and early as we walked down to Niagara Falls. We wandered the pedestrian walkway that runs along the Canadian side of the Niagara river, from the International Rainbow Bridge to the Former Toronto Power Generating Station. The views of the river and the falls were breathtaking. Horseshoe … Continue reading Roadtrip: Niagara Falls and the journey home

Roadtrip: Toronto and Terre Bleu

Our first morning in Toronto we slept in a bit, since we didn't have to drive anywhere. We hit the Starbucks on the corner before setting out for our walking tour of the city. Our first stop was historic Kensington Market, about a mile from our hotel. We wandered through the old streets, well before … Continue reading Roadtrip: Toronto and Terre Bleu

Roadtrip: Ottawa

Saturday morning I was up early for a run before we got in the car to head to Ottawa. Only about 2 hours from Montreal, Parker took his morning nap while we drove. Our first stop as we drove into Ottawa was for breakfast at The Sconewitch, a delicious bakery chain local to Ottawa known … Continue reading Roadtrip: Ottawa

Roadtrip: Montreal

Thursday morning we hit the road for the hour and half drive to Montreal. As we were unable to check into our hotel until after 3pm, we planned to get a lot of sightseeing done before check-in. Our first stop was at St-Viateur Bagel's landmark shop for some of Montreal's famous bagels. Started in 1957, … Continue reading Roadtrip: Montreal

Road Trip: Cadillac Mountain, Bangor, and Sherbrooke

Wednesday morning we were up before dawn. Cadillac Mountain at Acadia National Park is the first place to see the sun rise in the United States (technically for only half the year, according the US Naval Observatory) so of course Jordan wanted to see it. Some quick research showed that this is a really popular … Continue reading Road Trip: Cadillac Mountain, Bangor, and Sherbrooke

Road Trip: Acadia and Bar Harbor Part II

Tuesday morning dawned vastly different than Monday, with not a cloud in sight and the sun shining on the harbor. We were up early for the Continental breakfast provided by the hotel, and then headed off to the southwestern part of Mount Desert Island where Bass Harbor Head Lighthouse is located. Everything is pretty close … Continue reading Road Trip: Acadia and Bar Harbor Part II

Road trip: Acadia and Bar Harbor Part I

We are so excited to be able to share our biggest trip of the year with you! We set out on Sunday, August 18th, hopping an early flight from Dallas to Boston. Parker ready to go! With a 3.5 hour flight, we were worried about how to keep Parker entertained. He was super on the … Continue reading Road trip: Acadia and Bar Harbor Part I