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Zachary Lou Turns Two

So, Zachary turned two on June 13! I can’t believe I have a two-year-old. It feels like both yesterday and forever ago that he was born. I cannot believe how much he has grown over the last two years. He can play with trains and trucks masterfully. You can talk and explain something to him […]

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Ugly Sweater Party ’14

Since we were going to celebrate Christmas with my family on Long Island this year, on Sunday, Dec. 21, Jay and I had his family over for an early Christmas celebration. We decided that the theme was going to be Ugly Christmas Sweaters. I love theme parties. It was a lot of fun.  We got Jay’s […]

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Pumpkin Picking in the 919

I know I keep promising to update more but I’m having that work/life balance issue right now. One of these days, I am going to sit down and document Zach’s big moments, even if no one cares by the time that I do. Maybe I’ll challenge myself to do that before Thanksgiving. Last weekend, Jay […]

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Jack, Dale and I Get Iced

We did it. It was cold, but a lot of fun.

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Jay Gets Iced

Jay’s friend and Zach’s godfather, Cole, challenged Jay to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge yesterday. [Confession: Even though this has apparently been going on for like two weeks, I had NO IDEA this challenge existed until I saw a video of Oprah doing it on Saturday; no joke! I then proceeded to delightedly watch […]

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3 Years Down

Jay and I celebrated our third wedding anniversary last Tuesday, April 29. Since Jay was working until 8 p.m. that night and it wasn’t like we could just go out and get a drink after he got off work to celebrate, we decided to do something the weekend before it. Jay surprised me by booking […]

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Podcast Weekend ’14: Surprise Baby Shower

At the beginning of April, Jay & Jack had their 8th annual charity podcast for Autism Speaks. It was a blast, as always. We had a fun filled weekend with minimal sleep, lol.  The total raised was $3,000. Donations are being accepted through the end of April, so if you’d lke to donate, here is the information on […]

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Happy Thanksgiving!

Hope everyone out there has a happy and safe Thanksgiving day!  Eat up, drink up, and do your Black Friday shopping online! 😛 When I used to stay at my grandparents’ house, my grandpa always used to have this mug ready for me to drink my coffee out of.  When we were home in NY […]

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That Time Jay Married His Friends

Yesterday, November 2, Jay officiated a wedding!  Two of his friends from Apple got married in a beautiful outdoor ceremony and asked Jay if he would do the honors of making performing the ceremony.  It was finally a gorgeous day in Raleigh, too – our first gorgeous day in a full week and our second […]

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Rock ‘n’ Roll Brooklyn 10K

So, this post is only a week-and-a-half over due!  On Saturday, October 12, Jay, Dad, Katelyn, Christie, and I joined some of our dear podcasting friends Alirio, Jon, Dan, Gabby, and Gigi in good old Brooklyn to run the Rock ‘N’ Roll 10K in Prospect Park.  It was a blast!  We had a super gorgeous […]

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