Teddy – 9 Months

Teddy is 9 Month Olds

I can’t believe it.

Teddy is 9 months old.  I have no idea how time has flown by so quickly.

As we enter a new year, it seems appropriate that I reflect on one of 2015’s biggest blessings.

To our sweet son, Theodore James,

Your dad and I love you oh so much.  We seriously look at each other every night and try to comprehend how we could love you any more than the day before. 

People ask us the biggest surprise of becoming a parent.  And I think that’s it.  I had no idea the amount of love I could carry for another person.  I love my friends.  I love my parents.  I LOVE your dad.  But I LOOOOVVVVVEEEE you.  So much.  I’m pretty sure I Beverly Goldberg love you.

Every day you grow.  Every day we find new things to discover and love about you.  I swear, the last couple of days I see a little boy bursting through your little baby body.

For example – you just want to go.  Anywhere.  Everywhere.

Army Crawl

You can get to and from by crawling but you would prefer to run (if you could).  You love standing up and walking with the help from mom or dad.  We’ve slowly started baby proofing the house, but we have a long way to go in a short period of time – if we go by your timeline.

Standing Tall

Everyone tells us you look like a Gerber Baby.  And if I’m honest, I would have to agree.  Baby, you are quite the charmer – always full of smiles and laughter.  You love to jibber jabber and have started some fun squeals that are always great to hear.

Smiles

The best part of my day is coming up with new ways to make you smile.  Whether its the “faraway – up close” game, singing your “Teddy” theme song your dad made up, talking in funny voices or dancing around like no one’s watching – your laughter is my new favorite sound. [Continue reading…]

Greek Bruschetta

Greek Bruschetta

I’ve got a great appetizer for you today.

This delicious recipe comes from my fabulous mother-law.  It reminds me of the grilled bruschetta I made here but less messy. This recipe is super easy, has great color and every bite is packed with flavor.

I promise it will be a crowd pleaser at your next summer BBQ.

Greek Bruschetta

Greek Bruschetta 

  • 1 1/2 C. Cherry Tomatoes (halved)
  • 2 Scallions (diced)
  • 2 Tbsp. Red Wine Vinegar
  • 1/4 C. Olive Oil
  • Pinch of Salt
  • 4 oz. Cream Cheese (room temperature)
  • 1/2 pkg. Feta Cheese
  • French Baguette

Mix tomatoes and diced scallions in bowl with red wine vinegar and olive oil with a pinch of salt. Let them macerate for 1/2 hour – 2 hours (depending on how much time you have).

Cut baguette into 1/4 slices and brush with olive oil.  Broil in oven until edges are nice and brown.

Mix soften cream cheese and feta until combined.  Don’t over mix.  Spread cheese on top of bread and spoon top with tomato mixture.

That’s it! Dig in!

Bruschetta 2

Teddy – 3 Months!

Faces of Theo

WHAT?! How are you three month’s already!??! These13 weeks have flown by in the best possible way.  I have absolutely LOVED every, single second with you.  I started work this past week.  And while I know it’s going to be hard to leave you everyday, I feel so blessed to have spent 12 weeks with […]

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M & M Bars

M&M Bars

You should probably make these for your next Tuesday night… I mean summer outing.

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Top 5

Back to work

Happy Friday! Enjoy your weekend and this week’s Top 5.

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Brat Salad

Brat Salad

Enjoy your next summer meal with this delicious beer brat salad.

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5 Years.

5 years 2

Today I celebrate 5 years of marriage to my best friend.  I don’t know how I got so lucky to snag him up a long time ago, but we have created a wonderful life together.  I’m proud of where we are, our accomplishments and the family we have created. To celebrate 5 years, I thought […]

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Angel Food Delight

Angel Food Delight

{New Blog Post} Angel Food Cake with a Vanilla Cool Whip and Berries

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Top 5

Pretty Smart

I can’t believe it’s already Friday! This week flew by thanks to Memorial day on Monday.  We have had a blast entertaining Tim’s parents, who flew in from California to meet Teddy.  I’m looking forward to a low-key weekend, some Farmer’s market action, long walks and snuggles with my family. Here’s this week’s Top 5. […]

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Teddy – Week 6 & 7 Recap

Talking Baby

My sweet little boy, You’ve had a couple of busy weeks. How are you already 8 weeks old?  Days go by fast.  You keep growing and becoming more adorable each day. You love to talk.  Especially in the morning, I’ll lay you down and you’ll hang out and talk to yourself. You are a great eater.  You’re growing and […]

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