Monthly Archives: July 2011

Field Trip: Hippo Playground

A couple Friday’s ago we explored a new playground(to us, it’s a long standing hot spot) on the upper west side in Riverside Park. It’s called Hippo Playground. We are huge fans and will be back for sure. Not only … Continue reading

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A Day at the Beach

Yesterday we drove out to Long Beach and enjoyed some time outside the city. We’re taking care of our friends/neighbors car for a couple weeks so we thought, why not? Violet took a short nap on the way there. We … Continue reading

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Beating the Heat

101 degrees. Yup, that’s right. Hot and humid is an understatement. I’m a huge fan of summer but this might be too much for this pregnant mama. Collin took a couple days of work. We’ve officially dubbed this weekend the … Continue reading

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Dog Days of Summer

We’re chillin’ out at home in the amazing AC today. It’s hot, hot, hot with humidity to boot. We’ve been playing with/trying not to eat playdoh, painted with watercolors, watched Curious George and eaten tons of goldfish crackers and fruit … Continue reading

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Violet’s Quilt

It’s finally finished! This was my first attempt at making a quilt and I’m really pleased with how it turned out. The pattern is from this book: I used fabric that was a combination of new fabric and scraps I … Continue reading

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