Category Archives: Northern VA

First day of Kindergarten!

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Summer Daze

I’m trying to make sure summer *feels* like summer for Sophia even though we’re both working a LOT.  We have a whole list of activities planned but are trying to make time for last minute treats as well (like last … Continue reading

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Breaux Cajun Festival

The Breaux Cajun Festival is always a good time, they fly in crawdaddies from LA just for the event–YUM!  That and some great music make the afternoon a lot of fun. Sophia was full of daddy love for Father’s Day … Continue reading

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Happy Father’s Day!

We were grilling outside yesterday evening when the most gorgeous rainbow appeared–pretty good way to start our weekend!

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I love chocolate

As an end of school year treat we went up to Hershey park.  Last year we just went for the day, this time we decided to do two days in the park and spend the night in the Hershey Lodge. … Continue reading

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What happened to Spring?

The last month has FLOWN by…..celebrating, celebrating, celebrating!! Started back in April with Easter, then my birthday, followed by Mother’s Day, Keith’s sister Ray graduated law school (Keith and Soph went down to celebrate),  Keith’s grandmother turned 80.  Added to … Continue reading

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Easter

Sophia rocked the Easter bonnet this year–she loved dressing up for church and getting all “fancy”.   After church we enjoyed a huge family dinner and a little egg huntin’. Happy Grandma’s! Might have to work on this a little bit, … Continue reading

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Oatlands Point to Point

It’s spring in VA–that means the start of horse races and Polo Fridays–this weekend was the annual Oatlands Point to Point–its usually on Easter so we’ve missed it every year but got to go this year! Sophia picked horse #4–any … Continue reading

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Lordy, Lordy look who’s 40!

We had a fun weekend full of surprises for Keith’s milestone birthday.  His sister Ray flew in from Jacksonville–he didn’t know until I told him to look out for her at the airport!  After we picked her up we took … Continue reading

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POTUS

POTUS or President of the United States to those of you outside “the beltway”, often flies by these parts.  The other day my camera happened to be on the counter when I heard the helicopters –Marine One going and coming! … Continue reading

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