Three months since our last post and here we are, almost five months pregnant with our second girl!!! I thought … Continue Reading Baby Girl #2: Goldie Louise Rodriguez
I finally found a tiny block of time in my day for a little blogging, so I asked Javier what … Continue Reading A Short History of Nearly Everything (since September)
Have you ever had that feeling that you need a vacation from your vacation? That longing for your own kitchen that … Continue Reading Salute the Staycation
My Facebook feed is usually a mix of opposing views on pretty much everything from politics to the latest Star … Continue Reading A brief reflection on 2017
I may be a couple of weeks late getting this post together but I didn’t want the season of giving … Continue Reading Thanksgiving with Penny
Penelope is only a few weeks old and she’s already done things we’ve never done in our 30+ years of … Continue Reading Penelope’s Grand Entrance
I just have to drop a line and brag on my neighborhood for a quick second. I *love* our new … Continue Reading Good Neighbors and Tasty Crepes
Well, here we are! We knew 2017 would be better than its predecessor but we had no idea how adventurous … Continue Reading Coming Soon: Penelope Joan
I’m so happy right now – January is my jam. I am a little bummed that the holidays are over and I hated … Continue Reading January and Minimalism (the documentary)
It may still feel like summer down south (it was 80 degrees in Louisville on Friday – but no, there’s … Continue Reading Friendsgiving 2016
I feel like way too much has happened to write a proper update, so I’ll post some highlights from the … Continue Reading Catching up to April
It’s my parents’ 35th anniversary!! My parents are HUGE UofL basketball fans and decided to celebrate their anniversary with a … Continue Reading Happy 35th Anniversary J&A!
Well well well. Javi and I just got back from California and I’m pining the loss of 65 degree weather. … Continue Reading California – We Miss You
This past Tuesday I celebrated my golden birthday – turning 26 on the 26th day of the month. Javi thinks … Continue Reading Golden birthday!
Part two of our wedding weekend starts on Saturday morning after Ellen’s wedding. We rode with my parents down to … Continue Reading Wedding Weekend Part 2!
Javier and I spent this weekend in major party mode. I think I wore half of the dresses in my … Continue Reading Wedding weekend part 1!
A few weekends ago Javier and I hosted more people than ever before in our little mansion – all told … Continue Reading The weekend we hosted 6
This is a list, but it’s not exhaustive or in any particular order. This is a list how my mom … Continue Reading A list for Leslie’s mom
The spring has brought many changes to our yard; fast growing grass, mysterious plants, beautiful flowers, rebellious weeds – there … Continue Reading It’s growing season
I mentally prepared myself all week to pass the weekend in a state of slight panic and under major stress … Continue Reading working on that work / life balance