Fourth of July Weekend!

What a wonderful 4th of July weekend! We had no idea what we would be doing, or if we would have our fifth little family member with us, or how the weekend would play out at all. Jeremy, Hayden, and I all had a feeling the littlest newest Parkinson baby would be born ON the 4th of July, so we knew we couldn’t make definitive plans with anyone. And we were all wrong. Here I am, writing this post on Monday, and little guy is still in my belly! I really did not think he would go this late, but he’s hanging out in there for a bit longer! So we went about our weekend and had a great time!  Continue reading

Zara’s Tips to Beat the Heat

The Pacific Northwest has been having quite the heat wave this summer already. It has been the hottest month of June in recent years, and it doesn’t look like it’s going to start cooling off any time soon. And we’ve been loving it! Hayden, Zara, and I have been in or near the water every day, every chance we get. Hayden is usually in the water for most of the picture opportunities, so here are Zara’s tips on how to beat the heat:

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What’s Up Wednesday!

Well well well… it’s that time again! And on this final Wednesday of June, we’ve got a LOT going on!! Mostly good, some not so great, and one very big unknown! As a reminder, here is the list of questions for the oh-so-fun What’s Up Wednesday posts:

Whats up Wednesday

And this month’s bonus question is What am I doing for the 4th of July? Well, that’s a very interesting question for me this year!! 😉   Continue reading