My Morning View

March 30, 2012 in Nature - 6 Comments

For the last four years, this has been my view from our kitchen window every single morning: The tree changes with the seasons, but the way the light captures and warms the branches as the sun rises over the mountains always makes me want to lasso in the beauty with…


March 27, 2012 in Loveys, Nash, Nie-Night - 1 Comment

Our boys sure know how to love the guts out of their beloved loveys. We never let Blake take his ratty nie-night out of the house, but we are a little more lenient with Nash. It helps that a soft yellow chick is more normal-looking than a beat up bumper…

The Sock Bun

March 26, 2012 in Blake, Style - 6 Comments

I have to admit, I kind-of love the high sock bun. It is so easy and fast on mornings where there just isn’t time for hair. And, as an added bonus, it produces wavy curls the next day that I hardly have to touch up at all. But I about…

Happy and Sad

March 21, 2012 in Nash, Traditions, Videos - 3 Comments

Our dinner time tradition is to go around and each share a “happy” and a “sad” from the day. Nash has decided recently that he would like to participate too. Only, without fail, his happies and sads are always the same.  Nash’s happy is when he gets to have a…


March 16, 2012 in Working From Home - 3 Comments

I know, my presence in the blogosphere has been minimal lately. My 3-4 posts a week have dwindled down to 1 or 2 if I’m lucky. It’s partially because we don’t have a lot of picturesque events going on this time of year. And partially because we have been hit…

On this Day, Ten Years Ago

March 3, 2012 in Cheerleading, Videos - 8 Comments

On March 2nd, 2002, life as I knew it ended. I was wrapping up my senior year in high school and every ounce of hard work and dedication that I invested in those four years culminated on that fateful day. I was never one of those girls who daydreamed about…

Beach and Snow

Today was “Beach Day” at Blake’s school. Of course, it snowed for about the third time this winter just in time for Beach Day. That didn’t stop Blake from treading through the snow in his flip-flops. Who ever said that snowballs and Beach Day couldn’t mix?

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