Thursday, May 24, 2012

Jersey Shore

A few weekends ago we took a trip to the Jersey Shore.   Why we decided to wait until we are about to move and not have gone ever summer I am not quite sure.  We rented a house with a few friends about a block away from the beach.  The weekend was full of amazing food and relaxation.

We had dinner on the roof top one night.  

Bocci of course made its way to the beach.

Food was one of the highlights on this trip as usual.  Most delicious grilled corn.

Grilled kabobs. 

All the girls outside the house.

Sunday, March 4, 2012


I thought it was about time to let everyone know that we are moving to San Francisco in June.  Ben had been looking for a new job and it is just so happened that it is in California.  We are excited to be back on the West Coast by our family and explore northern California.  We are sad to leave the East Coast and all all of our friends out here but can't wait for this new adventure.

Friday, September 23, 2011


Time for my yearly post.....a few weeks ago we headed to Vermont with some friends for a race.  Ben ran his first half marathon (which he did amazing).  We rented a house that had an AMAZING view, hung out, ate amazing food and rode a gondola to the top of a ski hill to go on a hike.  Overall, a great weekend get away and am ready to do it again.  

Some of the girls before the race.

All the runners

Upstairs in the game room

Everybody at the Ski Resort

On top of the ski hill

Yes I am proud to be a Trekie

On top of the fire look out tower

View from the fire tower

This is on the balcony of our house

Sunday, August 7, 2011

Cape Cod

I believe it is time for my monthly blog update.  This past weekend Ben and I went up to Cape Cod to spend the weekend.  We found this place to stay right on the water.  We could see the ocean from our window!! Seriously amazing.  We ate great food (probably our favorite part), drove around to see the town and enjoyed the beach.

While we were there Ben bought a kite.  He has always wanted a big kite to fly and we thought what better place to fly a kite than Cape Cod.  He was loving his life.

Then later on in the day we went jet skiing in the ocean.  Seriously so much fun.  i was a little nervous since I was going to be the passenger and there were about 3-4 foot waves. But overall, so much fun even though I thought I was going to die a few times.

A grocery store we say while we were driving.

This is the main house that we stayed in.  It was called the Lighthouse Inn. 

This is the house that we stayed in.

Ben with his kite.

The jet skis. Seriously so much fun!

View from our hotel.

Thursday, June 2, 2011

Ragnar Race

A few weekends ago Ben ran the Ragnar Relay Race from Yale to Harvard. He ran 21 miles over 2 days. Yes you heard that....21 miles.  Let's just say I would never be able to do that.

After he ran across the finish line.

"Unconquerable Souls"

Since we ended in Boston we thought we should stay for the weekend.  We stopped by the USS Constitution (John Hawley would be proud)

Then of course we had to go the Mike's Pastry. So delish!

I just love Boston.

Monday, December 27, 2010

Christmas in the City

A few weekends ago Ben planned a whole day for us in the City to see all the Christmas decor.  The day before we were planning on going I got a text from one of my best friends, Whittney, from college telling me that her and her family were going to be in the City as well. So we of course met up to have some lunch.  It was so much seeing her especially now that she lives in Texas.

Then we met up with our friends Mike and Kristin to explore the City for the day.  We first went to the Met to see the Christmas Tree. I wish I had a picture of it but for some reason you are not allowed to take pictures of it.  Then we walked around Central Park and watched some ice skaters and drank some heavenly apple cider and hot chocolate.  Then we made it to Rockefeller Center to see the Christmas Tree. Now this is the first year that Ben and I actually made it into the city to see the tree and I am so glad that we finally made it. It was so beautiful.

After looking at the tree we went to dinner at an Italian restaurant.  It was sooooo good.  Then we went back to Rockefeller Center and went to the top of Rockefeller Center to see the city at night. It was so amazing to see the city all lit up.  So glad we did that.

Overall, it was such a fun day but very exhausting. I think I had fallen asleep within ten minutes after getting back to the car.


A lot has happened since I last posted and maybe today I can get caught up because it is a snow day. It started snowing while we were at Church yesterday and did not stop until about 5am this morning.  When we looked out the window this is what we saw.

So it snowed about a foot over the past 24 hours and as you can see because of the wind there is about 2 feet of snow surrounding our cars. Now we are just waiting for a snow plow to come and get us out.  But since it snowed so much I get the day off!!