Author Archives: Jenn Nolen

Happy Birthday, Grant!

My sweet little nephew is 1! My sister hosted a party out at my grandparent’s place in De Soto on Sunday. It was a bit on the warm side, but really not bad for July. They went all out. Everything … Continue reading

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Millennium Park

Today we met our friends up at Millennium Park in Creve Coeur. We stayed a full 2 hours and the boys still didn’t want to leave. It’s a great park for older kids. Lots of neat things to climb.

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Luke’s 13th Birthday Party

Family Edition I had grand visions of a massive, blow-out birthday party for Luke’s 13th, but several of his good friends weren’t available so we decided to do a family party near his birthday and a friend party in July. … Continue reading

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Shaw Nature Reserve – Wetlands Trail

Our MOBOT membership allows for free entry to Shaw Nature Reserve so the boys and I decided to take advantage. The weather has been unseasonably cool these past several days. Normally we hunker down, but when it’s this nice we … Continue reading

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Grandpa’s 90th

We had the privilege of celebrating my grandfather’s 90th birthday part this past weekend. My aunts drove in from Nashville and we had a BBQ in De Soto to celebrate his big day. His mind is sharp and he’s witty … Continue reading

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Lazy Days of June

We haven’t been doing anything too exciting around here lately. Luke still has music on Monday evenings. Chiro every other Monday for all of us. Tuesday and Thursday mornings, Gabe has swim lessons. On Tuesday evenings, Ben has coffee club. … Continue reading

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Nothing to Prove

I just finished the book Nothing to Prove and the workbook Proven. Every Monday, for the past couple of months, 4 other ladies and I got together to discuss this book, pray, and encourage one another. I really enjoyed this … Continue reading

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Creek Day

Our field is so overgrown right now which makes it a pain to traverse, but we decided to face it so that we could check on the creek. You’d think, after 6 years of living here, that we’d have a … Continue reading

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Elephant Rock

Where did May run off to? I swear it was here just a moment ago! Ben and I took the boys to Elephant Rock State Park with some friends. We had such a nice time. It was a perfect day. … Continue reading

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Nolen Family Vacation 2017: Days 14 and 15

Friday, April 28th Homeward Bound We got up and were packed and ready to go at a good time. We’d planned on stopping at Rock City, but they closed at 6 and we didn’t arrive until 6:30. There was still … Continue reading

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