• Let's Bake a Chocolate Cake!

    On Sunday Allison’s family celebrated her Grandmother’s 92nd birthday! It was a really fun afternoon with lasagna, salad, and of course…Chocolate Cake! Allison’s grandmother requested a chocolate cake, and Allison offered to bake it for her! Now the question was, of the thousands of chocolate cake recipes, which should we do? Well when talking with my mom, she said that you can never go wrong with a Martha Stewart recipe. Allison grabbed her copy of…

  • Let's Bake! Cinnamon Muffins

    As you know, Allison loves to bake, and I love to eat what she bakes! Well, those two activities came together this weekend. On Friday Allison text me that she was going to make muffins! Obviously she asked me what kind of muffins I wanted her to make, obviously, I requested chocolate chip. Allison said no. Specifically, she said, “you can’t just have everything be chocolate”. Which is true I guess, but I really only…

  • What's in Our Diaper Bag

    I’ll start out by saying we love our physical diaper bag (here’s a similar one). We initially got it because Myke wanted a neutral looking one so it wouldn’t look too weird with him carrying it. I didn’t mind what the diaper bag looked like, as long as it had all the components I needed. Currently, Olivia doesn’t require much when we go out, but Meghan still needs a few extra things. So what do…

  • Mini Adventure: California State Railroad Museum

    “We’re going on an adventure!” Allison said as she opened the door to the girl’s room on a Saturday morning. Still a little sleepy from their nap the girls looked at us and smiled. Olivia started bouncing in her bed and Meghan pointed at us repeating her current favorite phrase “Dada dada dada”. After getting the girls dressed and shoes, we gave them a quick snack/lunch and had Olivia get the jackets. It was time…

  • Five Books I'm Hoping to Read in 2020

    A couple weeks ago, my mom treated me to the movie Little Women and I LOVED it. I loved the cast, the writing was so with the book and other writings by Louisa May Alcott and it was beautifully done. As we were driving home I realized that I hadn’t read the book since senior year of high school. I couldn’t believe it! My sister has read it multiple times and wrote her high school…