Have you read about people declaring a word or theme for themselves in the new year? I always thought it was a brilliant idea, but never really took the time to sit down and figure out my own word. And I honestly had not expected to do so for 2018 until I sat and reviewed […]

December, as always, was a whirlwind of a month. Despite our best efforts to simplify the season as much as possible and to embrace a season of chaos, knowing that a season of quiet and simplicity was just around the corner, we still felt rather drained at the end of the month. But there were […]

After not traveling much this summer, just a few days after returning home from our week in Florida we found ourselves on the road again, heading to Long Beach Island for Labor Day weekend. Despite a rainy Saturday and a toddler still cutting his molars, we enjoyed a lovely long weekend. The beach was just […]

Hello dear friends! It’s been quite awhile since I have shared a monthly recap of our life. More truthfully, it’s been quite awhile since I’ve blogged at all. I’ve appreciated your kind messages and comments during this unintended hiatus – it is truly so touching that so many of you missed my words and photos. […]

I was running so behind on my November wrap-up that I decided to combine my review of the last two months of 2016. November had its share of challenges, as Stephen came down with his first cold and when he finally got better he came down with a second, much worse cold about 12 minutes […]

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