WE BOUGHT A HOUSE! Dylan and I have wanted to buy a house since we got married but nothing ever felt right. Everything finally lined up for us and we took the huge step of buying a house! Here’s the story of it how it all came together. Many of you know that when Emiliana was born, we made the decision to move from Las … Continue reading The Howard Casa: The Story
I have spent the last two months figuring out what exactly I want to get out of 2021. I feel like 2020 threw everything through a loop, and while it was still a great year for me, I didn’t accomplish nearly as much as I wanted to. At the start of 2020 I had set up my goals, had a plan of attack, actually did … Continue reading Is There Even A Point?
Oh Man, It’s been a while hasn’t it, but I am back! Feeling refreshed, motivated, and ready to take on anything! The last couple of months have been equal amounts of eventful and ordinary. We did a lot of bowling, turns out Emiliana loves to bowl. We got to celebrate Thanksgiving with the whole Howard family. We finally have an updated family photo! Saw lots … Continue reading La Familia Howard: Life Update
So many of my favorite fall activities revolve around pumpkins. Whether it be going to the pumpkin patch, picking our pumpkins, or carving pumpkins. Pumpkins are such a source of joy for me during this time of year. Our trip to the pumpkin patch was quite special since Emiliana is now a very active toddler and she wanted to experience everything. We went Mortimer’s Farm … Continue reading Carving Memories One Pumpkin at a Time
A couple of days ago we took a quick day trip to Phoenix to explore the Desert Botanical Garden. It was a very surreal moment walking around with Emiliana since the last time we went to the garden was for our Babymoon when I was very pregnant with her. It was such a fun day despite the blistering heat. We walked as much as we … Continue reading Phoenix Day Trip
The month of October is filled with birthdays from both Dylan and my side of the family. It’s quite an eventful month but there is one birthday in particular that I love celebrating and that’s Dylan’s! I have gotten better over the years at planning and gift giving. Our first couple years of marriage I was lack luster in that department. I now spend a … Continue reading Another one for the books!
Did you know that October 5th is National Do Something Nice Day? It’s a day dedicated to encouraging us to do something nice for people around us, whether that be a loved one or a stranger. In today’s world it is so simple to focus on ourselves and forget to show kindness to others. Today is here to remind us that doing good deeds can … Continue reading Do Something Nice…
A ROUND-UP OF MY FAVORITE THINGS THAT I DISCOVERED FROM JULY TO SEPTEMBER These last three months we have been in Arizona hanging out with Dylan’s family. It’s been so much fun being out here and as always discovering new things that have I have fallen in love with! Clothing item: This one is a little more intimate but I have to share it, the … Continue reading My Favorite Discoveries from July to September
The most enchanting season is upon us – a season of gatherings, chunky sweaters and cardigans, hot chocolate, and pumpkins. Every year as summer ends and fall approaches you can feel the excitement in the air as everyone prepares with their pumpkin flavored everthing and sweater wearing in the blistering heat. Well today is the first day of Fall and regardless of the weather wherever … Continue reading Once Upon a Fall…
Emiliana has now been one for an entire week! Let me just start by saying that motherhood is incredible, everyday just gets better and better. Seeing Emiliana grow up is bitter sweet. I wish she could stay tiny forever and still continue to be where she is at now. I soak in each moment with her and am so grateful for the opportunity I have … Continue reading Emiliana’s Journal: First Birthday!