Little B is Two Months Young

Safari Photo Shoot For his two month shoot, I decided to go with the theme of his room which is Safari so it made life a little easier already having everything there. I set up while baby was napping, fed him upon waking as you can see in the pic and sat him down to …

Little B is One Month Young

Mama’s Little Peanut Ok so he is a month and two weeks…I’m a new mom, give me a break! Giggles… Why do they have to grow so fast?!?!?! I find myself being super mindful of saying things like “I can’t wait until he can do this” or “I can’t wait until he is old enough …

The New Man in my Life

Introducing Brandon Elwood Macon, born on Saturday, April 6th at 4:58am at 6 pounds, 11 ounces, and 19 1/2 inches. I gave birth to this little one after two days of trying to be induced during week 37 of my pregnancy due to a condition called Preeclamsia. I didn’t make it past 7 centimeters of …

Baby Shower

Welcome to Little B’s shower! This was a beautiful time surrounded by those we love and an abundance of blessings they showered us with for our new little one soon to arrive. Only 6 weeks to go…..Enjoy!      

20 Week Sonogram

Babies Anatomy Appointment I figured it was time I shared my pregnancy journey. In between not having enough time and actually having the energy or feeling up to it has been tough so please bare with me. On December 6th, we went for our 20 week anatomy sonogram. We were approximately 5 months and 2 …

ICE at the Gaylord National Hotel

National Harbor Holiday Fun My mom got tickets to the ICE show at the National Harbor along with rooms at the Gaylord Hotel. This years them was “A Charlie Brown Christmas”. It was a great way to spend a weekend during the holiday season. We were completely spoiled with a nice reception prior to the …

Life in the Keys

***LONG POST ALERT*** One Year Anniversary Vacation We chose to travel to the Florida keys  to celebrate our year. We ended up choosing the keys to avoid Zika since we are trying to get pregnant. We initially had all kinds of plans to go to Cabo, Antigua, etc. but heard lots about the Keys so …

A Lifetime To Go

One Year Anniversary Dinner We began celebrating with dinner the night of Saturday, June 30th which is our actual anniversary. During the day, we had so much running around and packing to do, so the dinner was perfect timing for us. On Friday, I took off to run a few errands to include picking up …

Fireworks

District Wharf Welcome to The Wharf in Washington DC. They’ve built this place up quite a bit. They have so much more to offer here than I remember. I love a good fireworks show so I make it a point to catch as many as I can. Enjoy!

The Maryland Side

Our Happy Place If you’re not familiar with these pictures by now, this is one of our favorite places to go…Great Falls. Mother Nature gave us a spectacular day and we choose to make the best of it by going somewhere familiar we knew we would enjoy. I think we’ve gone here every year since …

The Year we tried Us again…

I decided to spare you the many posts of my memories of our dating relationship, so I put a few of our favorites into one post. Compiling all these moments made me realize how much fun our journey has been and how much we have grown. What brings me the most joy as I reflect …

35th Birthday Weekend

Friday, October 20th (my actual birthday date) The hubby took me to the Capital Grill in Baltimore for my birthday dinner.  We were immediately spoiled from the moment we stepped out of the car to when our served took our picture and bought it to us framed by the end of our night.  The valet …

I Asked God for you…

The last time I was hurt in a relationship, I remember telling God I didn’t care to start all over again and go through all the awkward phases and all the firsts. The thought of having to meet a new set of family members and friends was something I was no longer interested in doing. …

The Macon Moon – Part I

I’m finally back! They don’t tell you how long it takes to recover from having such a spectacular vacation. Going back to work literally hurt for an entire week. Anyways, enough of my wining and onto the good stuff. I had to split our trip into three blogs due to the amount of information and …

The Macon Moon – Part III

Tuesday, July 11th – Breakfast on the Pavilion before our 6 hour tour. Yeah I had the steak and eggs again. It was just that good! Joe Know’s Tour – If you want to have a good time then this is one of the best things you can do during your time hear. We kept hearing …

The Macon Moon – Part II

Sunday, July 9th – Morning beach time before we start our day. Brandon decided we weren’t going back home and that we were going to open an almond factory right there in St. Lucia. So he took started trying to crack some open as Ernest showed us ( he made it look so easy). After …

Loading…The Macon Experience

Sorry for the long time away. Wedding planning took over my life for last 6 months. We got married on Friday, June 30th. Whenever I found the time to blog, I found myself waking up the next morning. Lol! Anyways, here is a sneak peak of our special day. There will be a new blog …

Thirty Days Left…

Happy Engagement Celebration On Saturday, May 28th we were invited to a dinner in our honor by Aunt Mel to celebrate us. Both of our families were invited to dine with us at Ted’s Montana Grill in Crystal City. We were so touched by her generosity and all the preparation she went through to put …

Mr. & Mrs. Macon….Almost

Engagement Photo Shoot We wanted to make sure we picked a location that spoke to us as a couple. The National Arboretum is full of adventure and nature which is practically our middle names. Plenty of greenery, gardens, wooded areas, water, fields, the columns are a site to see, bonsai exhibit, and the list goes …

Cool Breezes of Miami

Another late post! The holiday season was really really full for me this year so I didn’t get a lot of time to blog. We took a trip to Miami where a lot of Brandon’s family lives so this was a great opportunity to meet them. The main event was his Uncle Pop’s 81st birthday …

Snow Days

While I don’t ever look forward to the cold, I enjoy the memories it allows us to create. These pictures are from last winter. ALL IT DID WAS SNOW!!!  After looking out the window of my guest bedroom, we realized it was going to be a long day. So, I put on a pot of …

I SAID YES!!!!!!

Hey there everyone! It’s been quite some time since you have heard from me, but I was too busy getting engaged. This blog post might sound a bit all over the place because I am still on all kinds of clouds so bare with me. Grammatical errors and all! On Christmas Eve I received this …

New York City

We went to New York on Black Friday but not to shop. We went to celebrate a friends birthday and to tour the great city of New York! We stayed at a luxury hotel in Manhattan called the Lexington . We were treated like royalty from the moment we pulled up. Stanley came to our window and …

National Harbor Tree Lighting

National Harbor Those of you who know me, know that Christmas is my favorite holiday along with the 4th of July following closely behind. To combine the two is just magical! It’s not about the gifts for me, but about the season and the smells, the movies, the music, the people, the lights, etc. It …

Timing is Everything

OUR STORY Boy meets girl The chemistry is so loud it’s seen by others…but stunted by bad timing. They date for a few months, feelings grow and of course she wants to know where things are going. He realizes…he isn’t ready for what she wants. He didn’t feel like his life fit hers at the …

Our Beautiful State Capital…Annapolis, MD

The Sailing Capital of the United States We got a later start than normal, but the weather was perfect which means I refuse to be cooped up inside. I prefer to be out and about enjoying the day. We decided on Annapolis since it’s been a while that we ventured out that way. Links below….Enjoy! Pussers Caribbean …

Harpers Ferry West Virginia

For Brandon’s birthday we went to Harpers Ferry in West Virginia. It was only about an hour and 30 minutes away for us and was an enjoyable time! The Bavarian Inn We decided to maximize our day by getting there early and starting the birthday festivities. First we grabbed something to eat at this spot on …

Western Maryland Vacation

Rocky Gap Casino & Spa I heard about this place over the years and decided to visit this summer. My favorite thing about this resort is that it’s on a state park… Rocky Gap State Park. It’s located in Flintstone, MD and looks exactly like the pictures on the website. I can’t say the same for the rooms …