family fun, Life, Miller Outings, Random Thoughts

Reflection on being Black and loving the outdoors

I love being outside and based on my parents I've always been that way. There is just something about being amongst nature that brings me joy and peace. Most of my outdoor fun pre-college was on the farm/family yards, minor camp-related activities for Girl Scouts, and hanging out in local parks. I got into hiking… Continue reading Reflection on being Black and loving the outdoors

Miller Outings, Travel

Explore NYC: Columbus Circle

Just about every weekend we explore a part of the city by checking out both known attractions or hidden gems.  I typically do a little bit of research days before so that I can at least have a game plan.  (Note – I’ve become more of an excursion planner since becoming a mother.)  It seems only… Continue reading Explore NYC: Columbus Circle

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Exploring New York City: Hell’s Kitchen

Just about every weekend we explore a part of the city by checking out both known attractions or hidden gems.  I typically do a little bit of research days before so that I can at least have a game plan.  (Note - I've become more of an excursion planner since becoming a mother.)  It seems… Continue reading Exploring New York City: Hell’s Kitchen

Fab Findings, Life, Miller Outings

Fab Five Friday – Hiking Edition

Finally the Fab Five Fridays are back....YEAH! I haven't really been out so I thought I would do a Fab Five based on our summer hiking adventures. Me and the girls were able to get 3 hiking trips (one visited two different locations)  in over the summer and we enjoyed each one. I have decided… Continue reading Fab Five Friday – Hiking Edition

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Fab Five Friday

As you know busy week but I was still able to notice some fab findings that I wanted to share with you. Day of the Dead - Majority of the images (2,4,5) come from our participation in a local Day of the Dead (Dia de Los Muertos) celebration. We had the pleasure of getting our… Continue reading Fab Five Friday

Cooking, Miller Outings

What’s cooking – Waffles and Spaghetti

I completely forgot to post this yesterday for we were out and about till late at night -- which once I got settled I fell asleep.  I can honestly say I am unsure how many new meals I can squeeze in a week but you can guarantee that I will probably have two due to… Continue reading What’s cooking – Waffles and Spaghetti

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Fab Five Friday

Whew what a week, despite the start of a few things it has been pretty good. We've ended the day with a visit to the pool since they will be closing in a matter of days. Unfortunately, we are to get rain this Labor Day weekend so we tried to get it in while warm… Continue reading Fab Five Friday

Cooking, Miller Outings

What’s Cooking: Pasta, Potatoes, Breadsticks, Muffins, and Pizza

I tried quite a few new recipes this week which was an experience -- I am not posting one of them for I burnt the rice (dinner flop). Reckon you can have bad results after some good ones 🙂 I've made crockpot version of baked spaghetti and wanted to try it again with a different… Continue reading What’s Cooking: Pasta, Potatoes, Breadsticks, Muffins, and Pizza

Fab Findings, Life, Miller Outings

Fab Five Fridays

Happy Friday - let's go straight into our Fab Five for the week. 1 - Colt Trolley - as you know we took the trolly on Monday to run errands near the house since we are carless for the moment. 2 - Hammock Chair - Worlds Apart, an eccletic store in the Chevy Chase area of… Continue reading Fab Five Fridays

Fab Findings, Miller Outings

Fab Five Fridays

What a busy week it has been with school, work and trying various new recipes... I can't wait to post what's cooking tomorrow... Here is my fab 5 for the week: 1 - Horse Waterfall - I was at the Kentucky Center of Mathematics conference earlier in the week which was hosted at Lexington's Hilton Hotel.… Continue reading Fab Five Fridays