Paris living


We’ve survived a week and half in Paris and everything is pretty fantastic.  The flight here went great despite a crisis on the way to the airport.  We know Ezra is allergic to bananas and avocados so we obviously don’t give them to him.  However, we did not know that kiwi is in the same [...]

Our next adventure

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I made it through my first semester of grad school! I ended up dropping one of my courses in the beginning of the semester because the workload was too much.  I have to get my work done when the kids are sleeping and there just aren’t enough hours in the day for me to take [...]

Vacation and back to school


Zain is back in preschool so that means I have a tiny bit more time to actually blog.  This summer really flew by.  We wrapped up our summer with a trip to St. Thomas.  We weren’t planning on going on vacation this summer because it was hard to squeeze one in with my husband’s grad [...]


A perfect day on the beach with my boys

Our trip to Hawaii was perfect.  I won’t bore you with too many words because the pictures are more exciting anyway. We did a lot of playing on the beach which Zain LOVED. We ate a lot of yummy treats: We went to a luau: We all got tattoos at the luau: We went for [...]

On Friday…

7 months old and still all chubby and squishy

…I will be here: That is if we survive nearly 12 hours of travel time with a 2.5 year old.  Please pray for us (and those that have to endure being on flights with us)! The last time we were in Hawaii was 2 years ago and Zain looked like this: He’s going to have [...]

Random things

Beautiful Oahu

I am so ready for fall.  I created the Winter 100 Challenge at the end of last year partially because I thought I needed motivation to make it through running in the cold.  Apparently, I need more motivation to run through the heat and humidity.  When I wake up in the morning, I check my [...]