The School Dilemma

June 26, 2014 in Kindergarten - No Comments

Choosing schools for our children has always been a priority for us. Since I was an early education major in college and Troy and I were both fortunate enough to grow up with fantastic public school systems, we have done extensive research about the options in our community. I mean,…

LEGO Expo

June 25, 2014 in Nash Family - No Comments

Back in May, I took the boys to a LEGO expo. Not only were there hundreds of LEGO displays to look at, but there was a brick pit containing 100,000 LEGO bricks for the kids to play in. Blake and Nash settled right in to build some masterpieces. My eyes…

Goodbye Orange Oak

I officially reached the “nesting” point in my pregnancy. As per tradition, once I made it a few weeks past the midway point and finally felt human again, I tackled a few massive projects with my newfound energy. I have done this with every pregnancy. When the sickness subsided with…

Spring Soccer

June 23, 2014 in Soccer, Sports - No Comments

Another soccer season has come to an end. Blake and his buddy Liam lucked out with a great team and a dedicated and knowledgable coach. The coach really makes all the difference. We’re so thankful for good coaches who sacrifice so much time. The only problem was the practices were…

Look Who’s Walking

June 16, 2014 in Crew, Injuries, Troy - 2 Comments

We officially have two walkers in our family. The race was on to see who would walk first, and it ended up being a tie. Both Troy and Crew took their first steps, crutch-less and furniture-less, within a few days of each other. Troy has some pretty intense hardware in…

Here’s to Dad

June 16, 2014 in Father's Day, Troy - No Comments

Happy Father’s Day to the one these boys are lucky enough to call dad. You are dearly loved, even if that love is mostly shown through whining, tantrums and messes at this point in time. You are changing lives for the better with every sacrifice you make. You are helping…

Canvas Alternative Ikea Hack

June 11, 2014 in Crafts, Home Decor - 1 Comment

I had a vision of hanging large, square prints of our boys for years. I scoured canvas printing companies, but even with coupons or Black Friday deals, they were still very expensive. Especially for prints of young children who change from year to year. After letting the idea of canvas…

Memorial Day Weekend

We headed to the mountains over Memorial Day Weekend. We had the best time preparing tin foil dinners and desserts with friends, staying at the cabin with grandparents who recently returned from Hawaii, hiking around waterfalls and playing croquet. It was short lived in between waiting around most of the…

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