Category Christmas

Hummus, Puzzles, and Buttons

It’s just a quiet Monday here at the LaMartina abode. A little snow falling quietly outside, and much relaxing happening within. Not the most exciting day, but it’s been really nice thus far. Bianca has discovered hummus. And she looooooooves it. Almost as much as Violet loves noodles. Which is a lot. Meanwhile, in the […]


It’s been 3 weeks now since I completed my 365 project. I miss the challenge and I don’t. On one hand, it was nice to have that extra pressure to make sure we did something more than just lounge around in pajamas (I mean, we did that a ton even when I was doing the […]


A new year. A new start. Or, maybe just more of the same. I kind of half-decided I want to attempt a 365project this year, in order to continuously push myself to become a better photographer. But it’s already the 7th and I sort of haven’t shot anything yet. Hardly an auspicious beginning. Also, I […]


My baby turned 3. We went trick-or-treating. My husband left us for 4 days to go give a talk at his alma mater. I turned 29. My other baby is officially 1 and a half. The snow that will cover us for the next seven months has arrived. Blarghhhhhhhhh. Winter. I don’t have much else […]


I don’t even want to try to make excuses. Two months? Pathetic. And we’ve done so much and been so many places, I’m hesitant to even try to write a catch-you-up-on-our-lives entry. Soooo. Let’s do a quick recap of the last two months. Thanksgiving in MA. Came home, set up our Christmas tree and did […]

A Very Germy Christmas

Christmas actually wasn’t too germy. The sickness hit the day after. And prevailed by Sunday. Monday was miserable. But now that it’s Tuesday we are finally on the mend, and I can see that eventually we will be healthy again. There is nothing as pitiful as a 2-month-old with a cold. Fiona’s first Christmas was […]