Earth To Emily

Summer in Washington (and the toddling toddler)

The details have been smoothed out and the decision is final. We will be in Washington for the summer. We decided to do it this way because: 1. Our landlords … Continue reading

January 12, 2012 · 2 Comments

New Years Resolutions

I love New Years. I used to love it because I love any excuse to dress fancy and party all night long. Now I like it because of the clean … Continue reading

December 31, 2011 · Leave a comment

I like the way we celebrate Christmas just fine, thank you very much.

This might be shocking to some, but everyone celebrates Christmas differently. Some people spend months planning, shopping, wrapping, decorating and this is totally great. Well, some people just don’t do … Continue reading

December 25, 2011 · Leave a comment

Just a little bit to report…

What have we been up to lately? Not much! Josh is finishing up his semester so he has been super busy. I have been just doing regular stuff. Trying to … Continue reading

December 14, 2011 · 2 Comments

It’s December…and we all know what that means.

Christmas. Ugh. I will talk, some other time, about why Christmas gets on my nerves. But one thing I like about it is that Christmas makes everything all pretty, like … Continue reading

December 5, 2011 · Leave a comment

About Thanksgiving…

It can be kind of a bummer being far away from your family for Thanksgiving. It’s one of those holidays that when you’re used to celebrating in a house crammed … Continue reading

November 28, 2011 · 2 Comments


I will write about and have recipes from our Thanksgiving feast on tomorrow’s post, but for now I just wanted to post some pics from our cool,¬†impromptu trip to Chinatown. … Continue reading

November 26, 2011 · 1 Comment

How we are modifying the holidays so The Grinch (ok, we mean I) can tolerate them. (Part 1)

This will be part one of my Grinch series. We’ll start with Thanksgiving. My family is super into the holidays…and I love hanging with them. Josh’s family loves the holidays, … Continue reading

November 20, 2011 · 2 Comments

My kid is 1 now.

Elliot’s 1st birthday was yesterday. Crazy, crazy! Seeing as we don’t have any family or friends in town (except for MFA students, who only come to parties with booze) Elliot’s … Continue reading

November 8, 2011 · 4 Comments

Mom FAIL #304995: I didn’t get my kid a Halloween costume.

I love Halloween. I know he’s only 1, and it’s not a big deal. I was really on a mission to make his this year, but I would have had … Continue reading

October 30, 2011 · 1 Comment