Camper is 3 – Puppets Please

This past December we attended the children’s Christmas party at our local community center that was simply magical. Especially for our dear, sweet Camper who just loves animals. He just said goodbye to his golden 2’s and turned 3 and this past week. My heart burst watching him interact at the Children’s Christmas party when this homemade […]

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Camper’s Golden Twos

Our Camper turned two last year on March 2nd – it was his golden birthday – and boy was this second year GOLDEN. He and I headed out on a special outing to celebrate saying goodbye to the golden two’s since tomorrow is his third birthday. I so thoroughly enjoy each age, and loving my […]

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Chicken Parmesan and Trying New Things

Chicken Parmesan is not new to the grownups of the house, but cooking it is new to me and eating it is new to my kids! I’ve included a brief video showing me putting together this recipe last night with my kids playing at my feet.   I provide a few tips and a general overview […]

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For the Love of Trains

These little boys have taught me… Adventure is everywhere if only you will let it be. Perfection is in the eye of the beholder. Moving, changing, and trying is where life begins. Friendship spans age, ability, and comes in the most unexpected ways. Laughter is the best medicine. Time is our greatest gift. And here […]

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Jesus Calling Coloring Book: a review

So I’ll be honest. I’m new to the world of coloring and truthfully I could use your advice. I was thrilled to get the chance to review “Jesus Calling Creative Coloring and Hand Lettering” by Sarah Young because I truly am new to this form of creativity and the book itself is so inspiring. As […]

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S’more Fun…

           We are ready for s’more fun! Adding another log to the fire in August 2017. And in honor of getting to share yet another precious one joining our family I’ll share our other pregnancy announcements. With Cashel I told Ben using a fortune cookie that mirrored one we had opened on […]

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Valentines Day School Snack

These yummy fruit “skabobs” as Cashel calls them were so fun to make. Cashel did some of the watermelon punch outs using the mini pastry cookie cutters by Pampered Chef (they are truly the best size) and then did a fabulous job of skewering them onto the sticks. We talked lots during the process, he […]

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if:gathering

  I’ve pondered, prayed, and poured over how to share this post, this event, this experience. I’ve struggled with over explaining, under telling, and I’m just left with – you’ll get there if you are supposed to. IF:gathering has been a life changing and momentous weekend in my life for the past three years. If […]

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