Category Archives: Restaurants

Southern California // part three

Now that we have the kid-friendly places covered, I thought I would share a few places that the adults snuck away to that I found to be absolutely delightful! First up is the cutest little coffee shop I’ve ever seen, … Continue reading

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Tease those taste buds

I am by no means an artist, but I’m pretty pleased with how my Pollock-esqe canvas turned out. It’ll be a nice addition to the other artwork I have planned for the nursery. Marcus and I decided to have a … Continue reading

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Mom’s the word

Tag you’re it update: My previous post was so long and took forever to write that I decided to take a little break-ski from the blog this week. YIKES! That combined with the fact that it has been a rainy, … Continue reading

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Three day weekend

What the HoQ update: As I type this I could not be happier that it is Friday and that this work week is officially over. Post-holiday craziness is at an all-time high right now, and I just really needed it to … Continue reading

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What the HoQ

Red, red twine update: I unexpectedly received a text from my sis Morgan yesterday, asking me if I wanted to attend the Smart Talk session tonight. Knowing that I didn’t really have anything going on, I replied “I’m in!” Little … Continue reading

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Upstairs and downstairs

Something’s fishy update: I plan on using the upcoming weekend to check out a few local spots and see if I can’t secure the Big Night dinner favors. I’m leaning towards the idea of sea salt – scrub for the … Continue reading

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It’s fairlicious

Let’s eat update: I know I’ve said this before and I’ll probably say it again, I love Luna Bistro! The service, the ambiance, THE FOOD, everything is always amazing. My compliments to the lovely Chef Kris Van Tuyl and his staff for … Continue reading

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Let’s eat

Sidney Street update: I am pleased as punch at how well little Bean’s birthday invites turned out. What do you think? I know I constantly tout Des Moines, but I truly think it’s an amazing city. Case in point, tomorrow Restaurant … Continue reading

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Twenty twelve

Dress to impress update: A few days before the new year we spent a little time out in the sticks for our first annual Boone Retreat. It was nice just to get out-of-town for a spell and relax by the … Continue reading

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Five years of bliss + one baby

Hair do, not a hair don’t update: No real change in the hair planning process, but I am getting really anxious about the final product. Maybe it’s because I’ve had the same long straight hair for what seems like for-ev-er. … Continue reading

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