Jamie periodically has to travel for work, normally it is only for a night or two but due to bad timing and a conference in Seattle Jamie will be gone for 2 weeks, including 2 weekends. So the weekend before he left we wanted Saturday to be a fun family outing day and then on… Read More Something Old and Something New
It has been too long since my last posting, looking back over the last month it feels like a lot has happened with Christmas, Grandma and Papa’s visit, and Ireland I don’t know where to start. Christmas this year was a very different experience then usual. It was our first Christmas abroad and there were… Read More Celebrating and Going On Holiday
This was our first Thanksgiving away from home so we debated what to do. Do we not celebrate at all? Should Jamie and Patrick stay home that day and we have our own Thanksgiving at home? Or do we go and indulge ourselves instead of sitting home and missing everyone? We decided to be indulgent… Read More Happiest Place on Earth
Tomorrow is November 7th and my official last day as a Microsoft employee and exactly a month that the babies and I have been in England. The past month has been filled with frustrations and amazing experiences. I still don’t have my own debit card but seeing Patrick study the ruins at the Roman baths… Read More Getting Settled
It’s been about 3 weeks since I’ve posted and to say they have been a busy 3 weeks would be an understatement. Ella is now 2 ½ weeks old and she is tiny and perfect. I’m happy to say that the C-section went well; she was born at 8:50am on August 16th. When she was… Read More She’s Here!
We are officially 7 days away from Baby Girl’s big arrival and I can’t tell you how quickly I hope those 7 days pass. But before the 16th gets here there is a very important day taking place… Kellen’s 2nd birthday is August 13th! I don’t know that there is a 2 year old around… Read More Happy 2nd Birthday Kellen
Well things are starting to get interesting in our household. So far this pregnancy has been so much easier than when I was pregnant with Kellen, I’m so thankful to have a great Doctor that has been really proactive in trying to prevent the blood pressure issues I had last time but given my history… Read More Keeping Things Interesting
At Costco last weekend Jamie and I were pushing a cart with baby clothes, a kid’s picnic table, mangos and pork chops and Jamie turned to me to ask “Do you think we’ll miss this?” Since the language is the same I think we at times underestimate the cultural change we are going to go… Read More Just how American are we?
Our growing family is about to embark on a grand adventure and my hope is this blog will be a good way to keep friends and family updated on first our moving plans and timeline and then our adventures once we are on our way. As long as Jamie and I have been dating (10… Read More Here we go