Catching Up

Well well well.  Look at this–a blog post!  From Brieanne!  Can you believe it?  Life has been a whirlwind with a whole lot of nothing in particular, but it has kept me busy.  That whole part time work/full time stay-at-home mom thing finally caught up to me.  This, however, is neither here nor there.  What is important is we are all here and healthy, just needed a bit of a …continue…

A day at the beach: Catching up with Jessi & Weston

Last weekend we went over to Capitola, near Santa Cruz, for a day at the beach. It was fun catching up with an old friend, Jessi (who helped with this post of ‘top 5 maternity must haves’) and her son, Weston. Literally, we had to catch him. He’s running all over the place. It’s amazing how much an 8 month age gap is at this age. (Jax is 7 months and …continue…

Tahoe Time!

(Uncle B and the kiddos, playing in the sand) A few weeks ago Erica gave her 4th of July Tahoe recap, and now it’s my turn! We were both in Tahoe, but in different parts.  It was a great weekend, with 9 adults and 2 children in our little cabin–we were cozy but had a wonderful time!  We mostly relaxed at the beach and played with the kiddos and soaked …continue…

South Pacific Mood Board

Sticking with the sea theme, we did a Mermaid Nursery a few weeks ago, but taking it south — to the South Pacific!  My sister will be coming home from an 11 month stint in American Samoa where she was teaching math though World Teach.  She will be visiting me [ok, she’s visiting Jackson] in Oakland before heading home to Seattle.  It will be her first time meeting her first …continue…

Beachy Keen Etsy Roundup

‘beachy keen’ by chalkanddot A little vacation, courtesy of Etsy. Sweet Summer…Tiara mu… cocoricooo $41.00 vintage 1970s sunglasse… ElasVintageFin… $38.00 vintage 80s WOVEN multi… 20twentyvintag… $24.00 Vintage Woven Picnic Ba… HuntandFound $24.00 Sun Worship – 8×8 Fine … honeytree $30.00 Ready to ship // STOCKH… ikabags $59.00 Vintage Ken Done Umbrel… TheInspiredTra… $25.00 Range 2 handkercheif li… sandmaidenslee… $48.00 Hamam Towel – Linen – G… hamamhouse $35.00 Zippered Wet Bag …continue…