It is good to give thanks

    This is the story of our giving thanks, which opens our eyes to how it all turns into a thousand gifts… We married the summer before our Senior year of college… 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

The Here and Now

“When our children are little, it’s easy to focus on the sleepless nights, the endless messes, the never-having-a-free-minute-to-call-our-own.  As they grow, those earlier trials give way to hectic schedules and constant chauffeuring, then… 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

Happy Birthday Malachi

  To our son on your 4th birthday, What a treasure you are! I could hardly believe it the day they announced that you were a boy. A BOY after 3 girls! Our… Continue reading

And she’s 9!

To our Jada-Bug, Nine years ago, we brought you home to our new apartment home – smack in the middle of a seminary-community in Louisville, Kentucky. Our little Kentucky-girl – you were the… Continue reading