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!
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!
Yesterday Dylan and I celebrated our 4 year anniversary! 4 years of memories, adventures, good and bad moments, but through thick and thin here we are 4 years later. I thought it would be fun if we both shared our 4 of our favorite memories from these past 4 years. I’ll go first: Dylan has always been the better gift giver, and one of the … Continue reading 4 Year Anniversary
Another month has come and gone and our little princess is 11 months old! I’m a little late in posting this update that in just a few weeks she is going to be 1! How can it be that it feels like just yesterday and yet here we are so close to that big milestone! Emiliana is growing into such a beautiful, loving little girl. … Continue reading Emiliana’s Journal: 11 Months
Who would have thought that a couple months ago life would come to screeching halt the way that it did? I remember it was a Wednesday night when the COVID-19 had just started to show up on my radar. I had heard a very little about it before this point but since it was far from home I didn’t think much of it. I even … Continue reading COVID-19 Update: First Public Family Outing
Well, it sure has been a while since I’ve posted something outside of a monthly update on Emiliana. I took an unintentional break but I’M BACK and what better way to make a return to the blog than to give an update on what started this whole thing, my 30 before 30 list! 2 years ago, back when I was 25, I started Field of … Continue reading My 27th Birthday