family · Homestead

I miss you…

My husband recently left for a business trip.  Prior to his departure, he jokingly listed off all of the things I would miss about him: Snoring Restless legs Long bathroom visits with electronics in tow The TV being on 24-7 when he is home There were others, but you get the idea.  While I could…… Continue reading I miss you…

Faith · family

Infertility and Chili

Have you ever wondered what your friend or family member struggling with infertility goes through?  I’m going to try and give you a glimpse into what it’s like from my own perspective. First, the pregnancy announcements…   I’m going to be real here.  This IS hard, but we ARE happy for you.  We celebrate the…… Continue reading Infertility and Chili

Faith · family · photography

Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep Remembrance Walk

In 2014, I was pregnant…twice.  The first time, our doctor drew my blood and while mentioning that the numbers were a bit low, confirmed I was pregnant!!!  After struggling for years to conceive, we were on cloud nine.  We were finally parents. I was officially a mom. We had no idea that the low number…… Continue reading Now I Lay Me Down To Sleep Remembrance Walk

Dinner · gardening · healthy · Homestead · Lunch · Recipes

Soups On!

The days are getting cooler (or at least the mornings are) and I’m ready for fall!  I am also looking to drop a few pounds so I decided to give Weight Watchers The Classic Garden Vegetable Soup a try.  I found it in the weightwatchers 50th anniversary cookbook (one of my favorite cookbooks). To be…… Continue reading Soups On!

family · Homestead

Hike with your Toddler Today!

We aren’t extreme hikers, but we do a lot of trekking around our property.  (We live on 50 acres so there is a lot of room to roam.)  We love to take our son exploring and try to point out any wildlife that we see.  So far, just in our backyard, he has been introduced to:…… Continue reading Hike with your Toddler Today!