Happy Halloween! We had a busy weekend. Trick-or-treating with some friends downtown on Friday, spending time with Adelaide’s Great Grandmother on Saturday, and Sunday Night Football with friends last night. Pumpkin Fluff with Local Honeycrisp Apples
Caramel Apple Cupcakes We recently went to a Harvest Party at our good friend’s house. For the afternoon, we hung out by the bonfire, made some new friends, and noshed on some great food. Some of the boys pressed apples for making fresh apple cider. It looked like the apple pressing was a good amount [...]
If someone tried to tell me that by the time I turned 29, I’d be married, have a baby, and live in Northern Michigan, I would have told them they are absolutely crazy. When I was in high school, I used to think that I would get married around 28, and maybe start trying for [...]
Carrot cake from Provence Breads in Nashville, TN I’m incredibly fortunate to have enough awesome friends that I get not one, not two, but three baby showers! The first was a surprise, the second was a “hoot” and the third will come now that the baby has arrived.
There’s no telling what made my water break. Maybe it was the move from Chicago to Northern Michigan. Maybe it was the speed-driven nesting activity I did once we arrived. Maybe it was the couple of hikes we took through the woods behind our apartment. Or, maybe it was the last meal I made the [...]
In mid-August, we committed to move from Chicago to Northern Michigan so that Michael could start a new job on October 1. During the month of September, we told our employers in Chicago of our upcoming move, re-arranged our health insurance, rented out our Chicago condo, found an apartment rental in Michigan, hired a moving [...]
Since we’ve had very few days left as residents of Chicago, we’ve been hitting up all our favorites with all our favorite people. Michael has dubbed this time the “McDonald Farewell Tour,” and we’ve been making the most of it (that is, eating most of it!). Photo from Smart Destinations Read on for a few of [...]