Daddy-Daughter Relationship Grows Page by Page

 “The most precious gift we can offer others is our presence. When mindfulness embraces those we love, they will bloom like flowers.”- Thich Nhat Hanh Princess.Beautiful.Sweetheart....more

How To Find Your Family Halloween Fun

Just days before Halloween, when my daughter Zoe was almost 4, we found ourselves inpatient (… again) at our local hospital. Fall had just arrived in Arizona, and though the days were bright and sunny, the weather in the desert was finally, deliciously cooling....more

Snapshots Of Our Weekend

Happy Monday! Hope everyone had a nice relaxing weekend :) Ours was the perfect mix of having fun, eating yummy food, relaxing and getting all of our errands done in between! Here's a few snapshots from our weekend:...more

Why I Love a Day on the Farm

“Any glimpse into the life of an animal quickens our own and makes it so much the larger and better in every way.” – John Muir ...more

Happy Fall Y'all ~ 2013 Edition


10 Tips for Disney World

 After talking about it for six years and planning for two years, we (the hubby, our two kids and I) finally made the BIG TRIP to Disney World. And it was so worth it!The stress over travel arrangements, expenses, and family pets left behind were all forgotten as soon as we arrived in Florida. The weather was beautiful and everything from accommodations to multiple theme parks both met and exceeded expectations.However, there were some ups and downs along our journey. I'm going to share some tips I learned for next time around....more

Last weekend...


Our 2013 Summertime Bucket List!

The last few days of Spring were rough.  I have no idea why it seems that things were insane all around me.  However, I am more than happy to move on to summer; it’s my favorite season anyway....more

Pig Skin

I went to a small college that didn’t have a football team.  So when I met my boyfriend (now husband), an alum of a big football university, I was able to experience that electrifying level of school spirit that surfaces when 60,000 people scream at everyone and everything between two goal posts....more

Happy Campers, the Next Chapter

Greenbrier Lake...more