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Team Pink or Blue? Baby Brandon’s Gender Reveal!

By Monday, June 19, 2017 7

We've been keeping another secret for the past few weeks but I think it's time to share: Baby Brandon is a GIRL!! My husband and I are just over the moon about having a daughter even though it still feels surreal. Honestly, this entire pregnancy still feels rather surreal to me...all you mommas out there, ...

Little White Dress in Jerash

By Wednesday, May 24, 2017 14

Thank you all so very much for the kind messages you left on Baby Brandon's announcement. I read each and every one multiple times (and yes, I may have gotten a little teary-eyed---let's just blame it on the pregnancy hormones!) Even though I'm thousands of miles away from most of you, it's still nice to ...

From Here to Maternity

By Monday, May 22, 2017 32

I've been keeping a little big secret, but it's time to share...baby Brandon is on his/her way and expected to arrive at the end of November! The morning I discovered I was pregnant was literally the day we were to fly out from the States for Amman, so talk about a whirlwind of emotions! I ...

Day Trip from Amman to Iraq Al Amir

By Monday, May 1, 2017 8

Happy Monday and I hope you all had a great weekend! On Saturday, we were able to take a day trip to Iraq Al Amir, an area just outside Amman that's known for its ancient ruins and cave dwellings. These ancient ruins were originally part of the Qasr Al-Abd (Palace of the Servants). They've been partially ...

Stripes at the Roman Theater

By Monday, April 17, 2017 9

Happy Monday and I hope all of you had a wonderful Easter! After taking a few days to unpack and get familiarized with our immediate neighborhood, we ventured out for some sightseeing this weekend. Our first stop was the Roman Theater in Old Amman---it's funny because even though we aren't in Italy anymore, it almost ...

Visiting the Brahmin Flagship Store

By Wednesday, April 5, 2017 13

You guys...we move to Jordan TOMORROW! Even though we've been home for two months, it still feels like we just got here and I can't believe it's time to start our next adventure. Our first flight tomorrow is 7 1/2 hours to Paris, then we have a layover of nearly six hours (ugh), and then our last ...