The Little Things 

   |studying my life away|

I finally have a life again.  I took my Masters of Public Health comprehensive exam last Friday. I couldn’t be happier to have finished. Well I’ll be happier when I found out I pass. Studying had taken over my life so I’m so happy to be able to breathe again. I have a whole plan for when I graduate in a month, including many home improvement projects, which I will be sure to blog about. One month and 2 bigs papers left. I can finally see the light at the end of the tunnel. I can do it! Have a great weekend!

  |my house covered in theories|
|celebrating my sister’s college graduation at University of Redlands|

  |dinner my hubby made me the night before my exam|

|3rd hummingbird nest to adorn our patio lights|

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A Tale of a Mama Hummingbird and Young

Once upon a time, there was a hummingbird who flew merrily around the backyard of a lovely couple.  She flew from flower to flower sipping the sweet nectar.  One day Mrs. Hummingbird began to build a nest upon a petite cafe light strung across the couple’s patio.  She took time to construct the perfect home for her future babies.  She laid her eggs in her carefully constructed nest and patiently waited.  She tirelessly stood guard of her young. After much anticipation from both mama hummingbird and her neighbors, the hummingbirds hatched.  The babies peeked their beaks out of the nest, eager for their mom to fill their bellies.  The babies shook the nest with excitement.  As the babies grew, the man of the house became fearful that the tiny nest would come crashing down.   To ensure the safety of his new neighbors he created a mountain of pillows beneath the hummingbird home.  The babies quickly outgrew their tiny cafe light home.  The babies made their first flight to the next string of cafe lights and soon left the nest for good.  Their neighbors were sad to see them go, but happy to have met them and hope they visit often.

Hummingbird Nest preparing her home

Hummingbird eggsblurry hummingbird eggs

Baby Hummingbirds tiny beak

Baby Hummingbirds blurry babies

Baby Hummingbirdsprotecting her young

Baby Hummingbirds all grown up

Baby and Mama Hummingbirds mama and her babies that aren’t so little anymore

Baby Hummingbirdfirst flight

The Little Things

It’s a very busy couple of weeks with home projects, family dinners and unfortunately a cold.  We love fixing up our home.  Our latest updates have been to the outside, planting flowers and fixing up the exterior.  It’s been busy, but we have a lot to be thankful for.

Doodle the Goldendoodle Our little baby has officially lost 2 teeth

Audrey Hepburn Walking the stars to see ‘The Book of Mormon’

You Are Beautiful Reminders for National Eating Disorder Awareness Week

Baby HummingbirdThe 2 baby hummingbirds on our patio hatched

Finnish Pancakes Hubby made me Finnish Pancakes to make me feel better with my cold

The Little Things

This past week was still pretty lazy with many Scandal episodes.  After many hours of binge watching, we have fully caught up, which is bitter sweet.  I’m excited to watch it live, but it doesn’t start for a month and we’ll have to wait a week in between episodes.  I’m actually glad we’ve caught up, because now we can spend our time being productive instead of being glue to the couch.  There are a few house projects I’ve been wanting to do, so maybe we’ll actually get them done this week. Besides being a couch potato, below are a few pictures that made last week delightful.

Sprinkles Cupcake Heavenly Sprinkles Red Velvet Cupcake.

Neutrals Shopping in Beverly Hills with my Mama.

Nespresso Cappuccino Cappuccino sample from Nespresso.

Secret MessagesFinding love notes from my hubby.

Hummingbird Nest Mrs. Hummingbird making a nest on our patio cafe lights.