50 Rules for Dads of Daughters Article

I just came across this post called 50 Rules for Dads of Daughters.  It brought tears to my eyes!  I definitely recommend that you all go over and read it! I'm so lucky to have such an amazing father for my daughter.  Miles is absolutely wonderful with Riley.  There is always so much joy in his eyes when he's around her. They're both my everything.  <3 … [Read more...]

Mother’s Day 2012

It's almost over, but happy mother's day to all the moms out there!  I hope you all were treated like queens today!  You all deserve it for the hard work you do! I had a wonderful Mother's Day weekend.  Friday Riley and I took my mom to the Art Museum.  My mom has been wanting to go to see the Monet exhibit, so I took her. Riley was so good at the museum!  She just sat in her stroller and looked at the paintings.  I couldn't ask for a better daughter!  Saturday I spent the day with my parents … [Read more...]

Wordless Wendesday

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Krohn Conservatory – Butterfly Show

Yesterday we took my mom to the Krohn Conservatory in Eden Park for the Butterfly Show. My mom's birthday is Tuesday, the 24th, so we wanted to do something this weekend for her. I got some wonderful pictures. I wanted to share them with you.  Just click 'Continue Reading' to see them. … [Read more...]

ABC’s Of Me!

A - Aquarium - I absolutely love aquariums.  They're so calming and I love the colorful fish. B - Bacon - Bacon is amazing.  That is all.  :) C - Courtney - Of course, it's my name! D - Diamond Dash - I'm addicted to this game on my iPhone.  I play it A LOT. E - Evenings - I love evenings because I love curling up on the couch with my husband after our daughter has gone to bed. F - Frankie - Our 2-year-old Puggle is the sweetest, most good-natured dog you will ever meet.  He is so … [Read more...]

Thankfulness

Today has been a very long, frustrating day.  Honestly, I'm so thankful it's over.  Since it was such a rough day I just want to remind myself for what I'm thankful for. 1. My husband - Miles is one of the sweetest, most loving and caring men out there.  I'm so honored to be able to call him my husband.  He's my rock, my soul and my best friend. I love him so much. 2. My daughter - Riley is such a smart, beautiful little girl.  Just seeing her smile makes me forget about all of the bad … [Read more...]

Riley’s First Birthday!

Above is a picture of my daughter, Riley, on her first birthday, which was March 14th.  :)  It's so hard to believe she's 1 already!  It seems like just last week I gave birth to her.  LOL. I figured that in honor of her first birthday, since I did not have this blog at the time, I would post my birth story.  So if you don't want to read about it (it's very G/PG rated, just so you know), don't click to read the rest of the entry. … [Read more...]

First Birthday Present Idea?

How is everyone doing?  I hope you all had a wonderful weekend!  I had a good weekend with my family.  We didn't do a whole lot except start packing for our move next week!  I'm so excited to be moving from an apartment into a house!  So exciting!  :)  Our daughter is wondering why all of our things are going into boxes, though!  LOL.  My parents are going to take her to the mall or something when we move her things because when we rearranged her room one day she was not happy and didn't stop … [Read more...]