Christmas and New Year’s

We had a really nice and really low key Christmas and New Year’s because we were certain that Baby Ritt would want to come early, so we stayed close to home and enjoyed… Continue reading

Downtime in December

A beautiful Sunday afternoon at a local park, enjoying the remaining days as a family of three…

Christmas Treein’…

Soooo… our new little Baby Ritt is here!  Charlotte Todd Rittershaus was born last Monday, January 7th, and no, I haven’t posted photos because having a toddler and a baby is no joke.… Continue reading

Thanksgiving Week

Thanksgiving week was a blur of festivities! It began with the Friendship Feast at Finn’s school-  a sweet little gathering of parents and students to share in some food and play… I took… Continue reading

End of Fall

So I continue to wait to have Baby Ritt #2… we are now two days past our due date, and I can’t sleep, so I’m taking this opportunity to get a bit caught… Continue reading


So much to be grateful for this year~  Love to all!

2nd birthday

A little more low key than last year, when Ahren and I decided to go all out to celebrate our first year of surviving parenthood (and of course the birth of our child),… Continue reading

Halloween, 2012

Yep- it’s December 20th, and here is my Halloween update on Miss Finn.  It’s been that kind of fall in so many great ways!  She was a bit overwhelmed by the celebrations of… Continue reading


This post has been a long time coming, and I kept avoiding it due to many things-  mainly the chaos of life, but also just needing some time to process that one of… Continue reading

State Fair and Pumpkin Patch

After over a month of weekend travel, it was so nice to be back in Raleigh.  We took full advantage of fall weather and headed out to the fair and to the pumpkin… Continue reading