End of Summer in Instas

September 19, 2012 in Instagram, iphoneography, Preschool, Sports - No Comments

We ended our summer by celebrating Troy’s birthday, “camping” in the backyard, launching Blake’s first soccer season, starting preschool (where Blake determined that he’d like to have a dog), getting sick (as per usual), roasting marshmallows on the grill, riding on a train, filling up water balloons one last time,…

Michigan Wrap-Up

September 17, 2012 in Friends, iphoneography, Reunions - 3 Comments

Just a few more things I can’t leave out that made our trip to Michigan complete: 1. My besties (and former college roommates) and our husbands took a quick two day trip to Ohio, leaving our collective 8 children behind. There is nothing more refreshing than a full 48 hours…

The Charm of Mackinac

September 11, 2012 in Mackinac Island, Michigan, Vacations - 5 Comments

Mackinac Island. The place I grew up visiting summer after summer. The isolated island where my parents built a cottage and lived once I was in college. The escape from reality that will always be near and dear to me. I’m not going to lie. We have bypassed trips to…

Up North Michigan

September 10, 2012 in Beach, Michigan, Nash Family, Vacations - 1 Comment

It was well over a month ago that we first arrived in Michigan, and even though I’m really far behind, I still want to get it documented before the memories completely slip out of my mind. A day after arriving “home,” we headed up north. If you’re not familiar with…

First Day of School

September 8, 2012 in Back to School, Preschool - 2 Comments

The first day of school was earlier this week. The uncooperative pictures were kind of an afterthought. The boys did get overdue haircuts in time for the second day of school (that’s just how life has been around here). However, they both caught colds and the second day of school…

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