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Today is Memorial Day! Honestly, how is it the end of May?!!! We had a friend-filled family weekend away and I was reminded of how grateful I am for the little things. Our freedoms in this country are beyond and I never want to forget that. Tonight, I’m keeping it short and sweet and I […]

May 26, 2015


Oh my goodness. It’s September 9th! Two days shy of my 15th wedding anniversary. The 5th day of school. Fall has sprung and I hung my traditional felt fall leaves inside tonight. I honestly heard Audrey gasp as I began my “fall-ifying” tonight….”mama, I just love those leaves”! And so begins my favorite three months […]

September 10, 2014


My crew. Never boring.  Always finding stuff to do.  Cabin. Nature. Quiet moments. Play. Love them.

September 22, 2013


If a child is to keep his inborn sense of wonder, he needs the companionship of at least one adult who can share it, rediscovering with him the joy, excitement and mystery of the world we live in – Rachel Carson The house is quiet and here I sit. Thanks to my buddy, Lisa,  of Lisa […]

February 11, 2013


Yes…..big exhale. That’s what we do here…..cabin weekend for us. Perfect for after Thanksgiving!!! I have not had my computer on since Wednesday night when I shut it down…..and I must say it has been lovely! As I sit here typing my daughter, says….”mama, you are typing fast….are you writing a new blog post?” HA! […]

November 25, 2012