10 Months

December 12 will be our 10 month in Washington! Still crazy to me!  We are now in the dark gloomy months that Washington is famous for. I’ve heard November is one of the worst months and we have survived it! It honestly wasn’t as bad I was expecting either. We definitely got a lot of … [Read more…]

7 months

September marks 7 months since we left our Arizona home and family and left on this crazy adventure! Time really is flying by! September marks are 7th month here and it is also the first month that we will not see any of our Arizona family. How crazy is that? February before we moved we … [Read more…]

5 months and a trip to Franklin Falls

Franklin Falls- 2 miles out and back, 400 feet elevation gain Pass-Northwest Forest Pass     Difficulty-2/5     Rating-3.5/5 Has it already been 5 months? This month FLEW by! Partly because I didn’t realize we’d been here four months already until it was half way over. And partly because we had so much company … [Read more…]

Happy Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day! I have been blessed with so many wonderful men in my life! I look at my life and who I am and I know I wouldn’t be anywhere without the men in my life! I have an amazing Father, Happy Father’s day! My dad, Rob. He is the best person I know. … [Read more…]

Our Chandler House is Sold!!!

Our Chandler house is sold! It really is bittersweet to have it gone. Its sweet since we don’t live there anymore. Bitter because we really loved that house. We thought we would be there at least 10 years. We put so much work into it. When Chris got his full time job offer at Intel … [Read more…]

3 Months

We celebrated our 3 month mark when we were visiting family in Arizona! Its crazy to think that we have lived in Seattle for 3 months now! We are feeling more and more settled. Things are starting to feel like real life, although we are still definitely in the honeymoon period! Chris keeps on adjusting … [Read more…]

Happy Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day! While I feel so blessed to be a mother, I feel equally blessed to have wonderful Mothers in my life! First I am so grateful for my own mother, Michelle. She really has been my best friend since day one! I never went through a phase where I did not like her … [Read more…]

Job Search Part 1: Preparing

When Chris and I first started talking about getting a different job, and moving, I knew it was going to be a lot of work and stressful, especially for Chris. I knew it was going to take up a lot of time. I wasn’t prepared for how stressful and time consuming it really would be. … [Read more…]

Family Pictures

Before we left AZ I knew I wanted to get family pictures done in the desert! We have a family friend that takes great pictures so I contacted her and had her do them! The day before we left we were starting to have major car troubles with our van, I wasn’t sure if we … [Read more…]