Max at 2 Years Old

Max at 2 Years Old

In the past 6 months, Max has become a little human and I can hardly believe he is 2 years old. The biggest change since our last update is his ability to communicate. He is constantly picking up new words and phrases and will copy anything we say (both good and bad!).

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Stitch Fix January 2017 Review #13

Stitch Fix January 2017 Review #13

It always amazes me how quickly the holiday season comes and goes. This one in particular because it was the first year that Max was able to participate in the excitement. Despite being sick for most of it, he had a fantastic time in Chicago opening presents, celebrating his birthday (a little early) and even learning to say “Happy Hanukkah”. After spending weeks buying gifts for other people, I decided to treat myself and start the new year with a Stitch Fix box. As always, my stylist delivered thoughtful pieces tailored to my taste. Here are the contents of my 13th Stitch Fix box.

Our 2016 mini infographic

Our 2016 mini infographic

Happy New Year! After seeing this mini infographic over at Habitual Homebody I was inspired to create my own.

A little bit of pocket change - my 2016 blogging summary

A little bit of pocket change - my 2016 blogging summary

I started this blog as a way to document my various DIY projects, but it has grown into my little piece of the internet that I love. Initially when Aaron suggested I start a blog as a creative outlet, I brushed off the idea. I thought “who is going to read that”. And it’s true, for the first year or so the only people who followed my site were my parents (sometimes), Aaron’s parents (occassionally) and a few friends (once in a while).

Grandparents are the best

Grandparents are the best

There are so many terms for grandparents, and they vary from region to region. In many Asian families, different names are used for paternal and maternal grandparents, which can be confusing as cousins may call their grandparents different names depending upon which side of the family they are from.