Last weekend I flew up north to visit my parents for my family baby shower (btw people are SO nice to a pregnant woman traveling by herself). My dad spent the entire morning blowing up balloons to fill the house, a tradition we started for my childhood birthday parties. It was such a special day - spent with the women that have been such an important part of my life. My mom outdid herself, baking up all of my favorite treats, from her meringue mushrooms and lemon bars to chocolate chip cookies and flood cake. Tomorrow, my girlfriends are throwing me a shower here in Los Angeles, and I can't help but feel so incredibly loved. Hope you have a great weekend.
G left on Wednesday for a six-day-long bike trip in Vermont with friends so I'm holding down the fort in L.A. Though I'd been away for lengthy work trips to New York in the past, G would always meet me there halfway through, so we wouldn't be apart for as long. Over dinner on ...read more