Hayrides in Palm Trees

October 20, 2015 in Fall Activities - 1 Comment

I brushed off the dust on my camera over the weekend. I hadn’t picked it up in over a month which is basically unheard of for me. Between Troy traveling for work for 10 days, an endless array of appointments with the pediatrician, asthma specialist, radiologist and ENT, and more…


I’m so grateful for a day to celebrate the power of gratitude. Nash came home from school beaming in his “feast” attire the day before Thanksgiving. Our family theme this year is “Be Grateful.” Even though we could all improve on this concept, it’s exciting to see pure gratitude seeping…

October Sky

October 30, 2014 in Fall Activities - No Comments

As we were leaving the Halloween village the other night, the boys couldn’t help but notice the gigantic air pillow in the distance. It was basically a huge trampoline filled with air, pillowing up from the ground. They begged to stay and check it out and insisted they weren’t hungry…

Cops and Robbers

Nash decided he wanted to be a police officer for Halloween over six months ago. He stuck to the idea, so I ordered his costume early. When it came in the mail, the boys immediately started playing cops and robbers with the accessories. The idea for the rest of the…

The Blue Sharks

Another soccer season has drawn to a close. We were thinking about taking a break from soccer this fall with the arrival of baby Finn, but the coach from last season really wanted to keep Blake’s team together. He was such a great coach that we couldn’t resist the invitation….

Friday Night Leaves

October 16, 2014 in Fall Activities - No Comments

I do remember that we have children other than our two babies that are so demanding right now. We thoroughly enjoyed the fall colors and hammocking on the back porch when we visited grandparents last weekend.