Tuesday, May 31, 2011

10 inches

I've been growing out my hair since Nicolas was born back Feb. 2009.  I've had it trimmed a few times but as a new mom I found that having long hair was a lot easier (can you say ponytail).  So I let my hair grow and then I remembered hearing about people who donate their hair for cancer patients, Locks of Love.  So now I had a goal, grow out my hair so I could donate it.  Almost two years later, I finally chopped off 10 inches!! I took a crappy cell phone picture right before big cut.

Here is another picture so you can see how long my hair was.

and here is my hair now....(drum roll please)

So what do you think? I like it so far, what I call styling is a 10 minute blow dry and so far that is all it takes.

I'll be sharing some shots from London this week! Can't wait. 


oh and LETS GO HEAT!!

Thursday, May 26, 2011

London day 1

So I'm blogging from location, LONDON!  I arrived in London at 8:10am local time after an 8 hour plane ride.  I couldn't wait to see my gordis. It was so nice to see him after more than a week without him.  We checked in and headed to the British Museum.  It was like any other museum some cool stuff some boring stuff.  I was starving so we went to a little restaurant near by...The Plough.  I had a yummy burger and Leo had wings.  We are headed out to dinner and walk around the city.

Have a great rest of the week!

Monday, May 9, 2011

Mother's Day 2011

Saturday was the beginning of Mother's Day weekend for me.  I was able to sleep in while Leo fixed Nic's breakfast.  The day was mellow and the best part was being able to just hang out.  No plans, no driving, etc.

Sunday I was able to sleep in again and Leo surprised me with breakfast!
From Mother's Day Wknd 2011
He also gave me the rest of my gift.  I got 2 charms for my pandora bracelet and a gift certificate to the spa. (I'm so looking forward to the spa gift certificate after Leo's 1.5 week business trip!! woohoo) Nic also made me 3 art pieces at school.  They were so cute and sweet!

We then grabbed lunch at a great Cuban restaurant and watched Nicolas get soaked at a sprinkler fountain outside the restaurant.  He was so happy and got soaked in his cute outfit.

As I watched him play I realized that the little moments in between the everyday stuff is what makes motherhood so worth it.  Even though I remember how rough the first few months after Nic was born, they are a distant memory.  When I felt the most overwhelmed, I could not imagine what he would be like and how happy and truly blessed I would feel just 2 years later. The rough days wear you out but the good ones keep you going.  Nic is at such a great age.  He is loving, sweet, imaginative, caring, smart, and talkative.  I'm so grateful that he is a healthy and smart little boy and all I want is for him to keep going. 

I admittedly a very hard person to please but after looking back at yesterday, it was a great day.  All I need are my boys.  (Love you).   

I hope all the mother's out there had a great day too!

From Mother's Day Wknd 2011


Friday, May 6, 2011

Driving into the sunset(s)

Last weekend we drove down to Miami to celebrate Mia's 4th Birthday.  On the way up and down the sunsets were beautiful.  The drive to and from Lakeland to Miami is very serene with very little to see but open pastures and orange groves.  Both these shots were taken from the car and are SOOC.  For the Mother's out there have a beautiful weekend!