Finding Refuge in our Backyard Swing Set

For Stella's sixth birthday, her grandfather gave her a swing set. For anyone that knows Stella, her energy is endless. The swing set is such a blessing, we can now come home at the end of the day, instead of having to stop at a park to burn off energy. We can just be. Every time …

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A New Home and New Adventures

We recently moved.  We now have a house of our own.  In all honesty, it was a painful process.  There was not one part of the whole home-buying process that I liked.  But all the time and effort did really pay-off. We now are homeowners - scary, but pretty cool all at the same time. …

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Spring Break 2014 Review In Pictures

Spring Break 2014! It started with Easter and ended with my Grandmother's 85th Birthday Party.  I took a few days off and Stella and I made the best of the week. Instead of just writing about it, I decided it would be better to show in pictures. It all started with a visit from the …

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The Sign of a Completely Successful Day

Stella participated in an Art Camp awhile back.  It was basically a days worth of art projects and play. The best part was the paint room, where the children could paint on the wall.  There were balls they could dip in the paint and throw on the wall, or they could paint with brushes or …

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Climbing to the top of the Eiffel Tower (of sorts)

It has been a very mild December, and winter thus far, and Stella and I have taken advantage of every minute of it. Winter here is usually very rainy and dreary, making it hard to go outside and play. Stella is blessed with copious amounts of energy, something that will serve her well in life, …

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