**If you haven’t read the backstory to Penelope’s journey and why she needs an MRI and EEG, you can find … Continue Reading Milestones and an MRI
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
We are officially 39 weeks and two days into this adventure and still waiting on miss Penelope to make her … Continue Reading Arts and Crafts Weekend
Back in Nashville, Javier spent an immense amount of time and effort building up our garden from summer 2011 after … Continue Reading We Have a Garden!
It may not *officially* be fall, but the temperatures have cooled off significantly (for now) in Louisville, the “ber” months … Continue Reading Fall Means…
I gotta say, we have some pretty amazing people in our lives. We’ve received packages of homemade and incredibly thoughtful … Continue Reading Double Shower Weekend and a Quick Nashville Trip
Javi and I are taking full advantage of the time we have left together as a family of 2 (plus … Continue Reading Just the Two of Us
It’s been a really fun couple of months in my shop! Who could have predicted that the most proactive and … Continue Reading Flea Markets and Pop Ups
I’ll follow this up with a more detailed post about all the fun goings-on in and around the shop, but … Continue Reading Buena Buena Quick Update
Ohhhh it felt great to spend a week in Seal Beach in the summer. Over the last four years the … Continue Reading Seal Beach Family Vacation
Back in February when I left Humming House, I found myself facing 9 empty months of waiting for Penny without … Continue Reading Side Hustle Life
Back in my previous life as a Sociology graduate student at Vanderbilt I was a big fan of a blog … Continue Reading Finished Gradient Dresser for Penelope’s Nursery
There are three items on our must-do list this summer that have to be contracted out, and one major project … Continue Reading Step One: Refinishing Bedrooms
Things usually go quiet on the blog when I’m feeling super busy; the more I have to write about, the … Continue Reading Kentucky Derby Festival Balloon Glimmer
All of the posts from Chile have been leading up to this: Maca and Alex’s wedding day! In the last post … Continue Reading Maca & Alex – MARRIED!
Last month, well before our 5-year anniversary date, Javier told me (with that “I’ve got a plan” gleam in his … Continue Reading 5 years as a Rodriguez
I’m in Chicago! More importantly, I’m currently relaxing in Ian and Andrea’s condo listening to First Aid Kit and waiting … Continue Reading Update from Chicago
These past couple of weeks have been exceptionally warm, so the garden in the back and the beds in front … Continue Reading Garden update! Roses, peonies, pansies…!
At this moment, I can’t think of anything better in the world than sitting on my front porch with Javi … Continue Reading April showers, flowers, and a stop in Louisville
In November we decided to try forcing bulbs to grow in the middle of winter inside our house (see here). … Continue Reading Forced bulbs update