Category Archive: Family

Living With The Ache…

I’ve been waiting for the right time to come in which I would write an eloquent blog post about how I had figured out how to kick “the ache” in the dust and… Continue reading

The Choice That Changed It All

A month ago, for the very last time, we walked down the very familiar three flights of stairs from the apartment building we lived in as a family of six for eighteen months. It… Continue reading

The Art of Simple

This past year has been one of beauty and challenge for us as we’ve lived as a family of 6 in a 3rd story, 1,200 square foot apartment. As we prepare to move… Continue reading

Mountain Air

One great thing about where we live is that we are 2 hours from the beach and 2 hours from the mountains. It was such a joy to get up to the cooler… Continue reading

The Full Month of June

The month of June is always an exciting one with Kevin’s birthday, our anniversary and Father’s Day all packed in. We also added a fun event to the month this year upon Ashtyn’s… Continue reading

Other Happenings

         Nature Trading post during co-op Loving on chicks      Littlest sis’ has been working hard on reading lately. Dr Seuss is her favorite right now.   Sometimes th kids… Continue reading

Catching up

I’ve been awfully quiet over here – mainly because I have had icloud issues and have been unable to get my pictures synced to my ipad. Looks like I’m back up and running.… Continue reading


A few weeks ago, we had a sweet reunion of sorts. We got together very last minute (thanks Ellen!) and ate spaghetti with friends whom we’ve known for eight years. Not only have… Continue reading

As of late

    Mimi’s birthday – since she’s been doing the Whole 30 plan, we got creative and made her a birthday cake using Apple slices, almond butter for frosting and shredded coconut for… Continue reading

Disney 2015

In January we headed down to Orlando for Disney World. My parents surprised the kids on Christmas with this trip and since it had been 4 years since our last (and first) Disney… Continue reading