Happy first day of fall! Although, with today’s high expected to reach at least 90 degrees, I must admit, I’m not feeling it. The average high temperature around Cincinnati for the month of September is supposed to be 80 degrees, while the average low is 55 degrees. This September has seen temperatures well above the… Continue reading Welcome Fall
Michael has already assembled little Michael’s crib and changing table, and I’ve been anxious to fully dive into the process of setting up and decorating the nursery. However, before I could fully embrace my urge to nest, we had to deal with One. Small. Problem. Or maybe one not-so-small problem! There’s a leaky hole in the ceiling!… Continue reading Repairs in the Nursery
First, after nearly a month of no posts, I have to apologize for neglecting my blog. But I am back on it now with this post about what Michael and I have been up to recently. As I type, I’m enjoying a cup of decaf Chai tea, and the Stones are playing in the background.… Continue reading Update from Ohio
Michael and I put together a very happy Easter weekend even though we were sad to spend it apart from our families. We are used to going to our parents’ for Easter, but since we now live in Ohio, it’s up to us to carry on the special traditions we enjoyed in Texas on Easter… Continue reading Easter 2016
We had our first measurable amount of snow today! When we woke up this morning, Michael peeked out our bedroom window and found everything covered in a blanket of white. About 2 inches of snow had fallen over night. This is my first experience with a significant amount of snow, and it really does transform… Continue reading First Snow
Happy New Year’s Eve! The temperature has hovered at or below freezing for most of the day, and we have enjoyed a steady bout of light freezing rain. Michael and I plan to spend the evening at home, snuggled up on the couch watching movies. We are going to order a pizza and break into… Continue reading Putz Houses
Merry Christmas Eve! Michael and I are enjoying Christmas time in our cozy apartment. We’ve been watching all the classic Christmas movies, drinking hot chocolate (well, Michael has been drinking hot chocolate; I’ve been sipping Bailey’s, yum!), eating homemade Christmas cookies and Stollen (courtesy of my sister, Christina, and her husband, Casey), perusing old Christmas… Continue reading Christmas Eve!