June 2013

Zoey’s Baby Quilt

by ilene on June 24, 2013 · 2 comments

in baby, sewing, Zoey's First Year

  I never blogged about my labor story with Zoey.   I wrote on my due date that if I didn’t go into labor naturally, I would be induced the next day.  What I never shared on my blog is that it didn’t go quite as we planned (of course. does it ever?).  When I […]

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Cold Brew Magic Coffee

by ilene on June 19, 2013 · 9 comments

in recipes

  I love love ice coffee.  Zoey and I take a walk to our neighborhood Philz coffee almost every day to indulge in their famous mint mojito iced coffee and pick up a green chile burrito for Jeff.  The problem with most ice coffees though is that its usually brewed hot coffee poured over ice. […]

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Last week, I shared how I made a (fake) beehive cake for a bumblebee-themed baby shower I helped host a few months ago.  The cake was fake because I made honey cupcakes for everyone to enjoy instead. I figured it would be easier for guests to nosh and nibble on cupcakes than to serve slices […]

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Back in March, I flew down to southern CA because I had the honor of hosting a couple baby showers on back-to-back weekends:  one for my sister and one for my dear friend Melissa, both of whom were expecting daughters and only 4 days apart.   My party-planning group of friends and I have hosted […]

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This little princess of ours is now 7 months old! We spent the majority of the last month down in southern California awaiting and celebrating the arrival of Zoey’s first cousin!!  My twin sister gave birth to her beautiful daughter, Rylie Faith, 3 weeks ago and no one was more excited than I was.  Zoey, […]

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