Veritas Vineyard & Winery

Growing up in Virginia, I took the mountains and scenic views for granted. Now when I go back to visit family, I’m all about visiting these cute little spots. I’m also all about the wine tastings. A tasting is perfect for trying a bunch of wine and not getting too buzzed when you need to simultaneously take […]

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Chicken Coop in Staunton, VA

I brought the twins home to Virginia, to visit their grandparents for a week. Rose, and especially Kaan are obsessed with our kitties at home, so I knew they’d want to meet the chickens at my mom’s house. Kaan isn’t as brave as his sister so he spent most of the time grabbing my legs. The chicken coop […]

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Beach House, Kitty Hawk, NC

One of the sweetest things about having a daughter is wearing matching outfits. I actually bought these matchy-matchy swan outfits, dress for me and shirt for Rose, ages ago. I was only a few months postpartum when they came in the mail and mine didn’t fit! Still working on losing the rest of my baby weight, but at least this […]

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Lavender by the Bay, Hamptons

Last year, Gokhan and I had our 3 year wedding anniversary when the twins were still in the NICU. After they were born, I waddled (C-section style) to the hospital every day to stare at them and annoy the nurses. Since I’d been on hospitalized bed rest for 6 weeks before they were born, I hadn’t seen […]

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