And We All Lived Happily Ever After…

Here is the post that has been a long time coming: the one I have been dreading but constantly considering. How do you say goodbye to something that has been part of you for eight years? ...more

One Final Memory

One final, glorious memory, of a day that epitomizes all that is good in the world. One final incredible day, the last day of our summer, the last of this season of my life. A day without pretense, without hyperbole, without anything other than just absolute appreciation for all that we have and all that is about to be ....more

Many Many Maine Memories

So many photos, so little time. ...more

Summer Smiles

More photos from Maine! ...more

Boogie On

When I go through my pictures from Maine, I can always tell one day from another based on the clothes the kids are wearing. ...more

The First Day In Maine

The first day in Maine during our annual family vacation is ever the same: we arrive, we scurry to unpack, the kids run around the house like crazy people, claiming beds and unpacking books and toys “just so,” which is hilarious since they will never be organized or in their appropriate place again, and then we jump back in the car to greet the glorious Atlantic Ocean at our favorite Drakes Island Beach. ...more

A Momentous Day

Thank God I just spent seven glorious days with my family in Maine, unplugging and listening and playing and observing, because today is the day of something new, as well as the end of something remarkably precious. For the past eight years, two months and approximately two weeks of my life, my day’s work revolved around the raising and cherishing of three amazing little people that God deemed me worthy of creating. ...more

A Summer Story of Strawberry Sisters

Summer’s almost over? What? I agree, Hannah ....more

A 4th To Remember

A little late commemorating the 4th, as always, but these smiles are too sweet to just forget. ...more


My Emmy is the bravest, silliest, sweetest, most wonderful girl I know. ...more