Wendell Falls Grand Opening – May 16th

by jessicalieb on May 5, 2015 · 0 comments

On Saturday, May 16th Newland Communities will be celebrating the “barn raising”Grand Opening of their new neighborhood, Wendell Falls.

wendell falls

This traditional southern festival will feature a bevy of family activities, including a bungee trampoline, pony rides, face painting, a star magician and play time with Muddy the Mudcat. Families can enjoy national bluegrass legends Russell Moore & IIIrd Tyme Out and Unspoken Tradition while dining on gourmet southern fare from Farmers Table  You’ll also have the chance to sip craft beer from Big Boss and sample custom coffee drinks from the all-new Grounds Cafe.

The Barn Raising Grand Opening is Saturday, May 16 from 12- 6 p.m.

Wendell Falls is a new-home community built for outdoor enjoyment and with stunning homes. Wendell Falls offers 273 acres of parks and open space bordering over 10-miles of paths and trails that meander through towering pines and peaceful creeks. “The Farmhouse” will serve as the community center complete with an interactive information center, the Grounds Café-a full service café with food and spirits, a state-of-the-art fitness center and a saltwater community pool with kid’s splash bad and lounge areas. The Tobacco Barn is the gathering place for amazing community events on the expansive lawn such as wine tastings, farmers markets, concerts and movie nights. A planned fire pit ensures cozy get-togethers, and the lakeside pier and overlook will offer fishing. Residents can also enjoy a game of chess or bocce ball at the courts. Conveniently located to downtown Wendell and Raleigh. Wendell Falls will offer a diverse collection of new-homes from seven different home builders from the $170,000s – $400,000s.

wendell falls location

To learn more or to RSVP to the event check out the Wendell Falls Facebook event page.



Marvel’s Daredevil on Netflix

by jessicalieb on April 30, 2015 · 0 comments

We love all things Marvel so when Netflix announced that they would be producing an exclusive Daredevil series we were pretty thrilled. From day one we’ve been hooked, pacing ourselves so we don’t binge watch the whole series.

Marvel's Daredevil

Joe is the bigger Marvel fan so here is his opinion on the series:

Netflix’s new series Daredevil is by far the most faithful adaptation of the character to date. Instead of trying to make Daredevil into an overly brooding Batman-without-a-cape, the series presents a complex character in Matt Murdoch, who retains his optimistic idealism even as he grapples with difficult moral issues, and believes that the U.S. criminal justice system can work even as he operates outside of it. Also the fighting is really cool.

The series is the darkest, grittiest material that Marvel Studios has produced, and it is definitely not for kids, but it is distinctly Marvel. I’m excited to see how Daredevil ties in with the larger Marvel Universe, in the upcoming Defenders series (also on Netflix) and beyond.


About Marvel’s Daredevil

“Marvel’s Daredevil” is a live action series that follows the journey of attorney Matt Murdock, who in a tragic accident was blinded as a boy but imbued with extraordinary senses. Murdock sets up practice in his old neighborhood of Hell’s Kitchen, New York where he now fights against injustice as a respected lawyer by day and masked vigilante at night.

Check out Marvel’s Daredevil on Netflix

Also, if you like Marvel’s Daredevil you should check out Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. which is also available on Netflix.


Abel James – 3 months

by jessicalieb on April 29, 2015 · 0 comments

I’ve been sick… again with strep throat so I haven’t been keeping up with dates and such so Abel turned 3 months a few days ago and I totally missed it.

Well the big news is that Abel can now roll over. He’s not a big fan of being on his tummy and doesn’t really know what to do when he gets there but he can roll over. He usually rolls right since at night I sleep to his right and that is where he knows he will most likely find milk. Clever boy.

abel rolls

His brothers are still his biggest fans.

Jude Abel

He belly laughs and it’s amazing.

He’ sleeps and eats and poops and that pretty much sums up life for Abel right now.

abel 3 months


MAM Spring Collection Giveaway

by jessicalieb on April 28, 2015 · 11 comments

All of my babies have loved their MAM pacifiers. Just recently Noah gave up his pacifier, it was an emotional event, for me. I love MAM pacifiers because they are designed by pediatric dentists and developmental psychologies to provide maximum comfort for babies. Plus, they always have super cute designs.

Abel with his MAM Pacifier

Abel is just now getting the hang of using a pacifier, which my other boys affectionately refer to as “milkies”.

The new MAM Oral Care spring collection is adorable.

MAM pacifiers are available in an assortment of colors and design motifs, and come in two nipple options: patented anti-slip Silk Teat™ Silicone or Natural Latex.  Like all MAM products, the brand’s pacifiers are BPA-free, PVC-free, lead-free and CPSIA-Compliant.
MAM Oral Care Spring 2015

The MAM Oral Care Rabbit is designed to maintain baby’s oral hygiene before teeth arrive. The MAM Oral Care Rabbit gently removes plaque and bacteria from baby’s mouth.  Mom’s fingers tuck into the rabbit’s super soft “ears” like a glove, allowing her to gently massage and clean baby’s gums.  Regular use of the MAM Oral Care Rabbit also helps prepare baby for a regular tooth brushing routine at an early age.

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Abel James – 2 Months Old


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