Category Archives: Family

Saying Goodbye to Fall

Fall is one of my favorite times of year, but I have to say goodbye to it early this year. We’re heading out in a few days to head down South to visit with my sweet new niece. I’m so … Continue reading

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Happy Halloween 2017

Oh Halloween. The boys agonize over their costumes every year and it makes me want to pull my hair out and say, “Enough!” Then I start thinking about how it won’t be long and they won’t care about Halloween anymore … Continue reading

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19th Anniversary

We celebrated our 19th wedding anniversary! I’ve been married for over half my life! Weird! I wish we could say we did something big, but we just didn’t put any effort into it. That sounds bad, but we have a … Continue reading

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October Catch-Up

This Fall has been pleasantly busy. We started fostering a cat for some good friends. He’s only a year old, but he’s 16lbs, and so very active. He’s kept us on his toes and is totally hilarious. His name is … Continue reading

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Glassberg Hike

There’s a conservation area in nearby Eureka. We went there once, but did’t spend much time there for some reason. Another volunteer at the thrift store mentioned it to me and encouraged me to go back and spend more time. … Continue reading

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Chelsea’s Baby Shower

We had such a wonderful time celebrating Chelsea and baby Isla! I hosted the shower here at the house and went with a woodland theme. We had a nice turnout. Our family isn’t huge, but just about everyone was able … Continue reading

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Down for the Count

My last post was about how the boys were at camp/day camp. A month ago. So what happened to blogging between then and now? The flu. Luke returned home from camp exhausted and hoarse. Two days later he was achy, … Continue reading

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Freedom!

I’m kinda-sorta kid free this week! Luke’s church camp and Gabe’s VBS both fell on the same week. VBS is from 9-4 so it’s a good chunk of the day that I have to myself. I love to be with … Continue reading

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Don Robinson State Park – Blue Trail

A much-welcome cool front has come through Missouri which means we were able to get out and about this weekend. A new state park opened up just 20 minutes from us. We’ve been meaning to visit for a while, but … Continue reading

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Gabe’s Room Finished

Gabe’s room is finished! Or at least finished enough. We found this at Goodwill one day and my penguin-obsessed boy had to have it. Here’s the bedroom from the doorway. He chose the colors – blue and black. I was … Continue reading

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