Dallas Spring Break

Ford has been on spring break from preschool this week so we decided to come up to Dallas for a few days with my sister and kiddos. We had an absolute blast... with the exception of sleeping issues ....more

Asian Inspired Pulled Chicken Sandwiches

I'm at it again. Asian inspired meals make my husband happy and anything I can throw in the crockpot makes me even happier. This dinner came together so quickly and was absolutely delicious ....more

Our Adoption FAQ

Yesterday we shared the news that our family is expanding through adoption. We've been keeping this between our family and friends for a few months now and it feels good to be able to talk about it openly. Thank you for all the love and support! ...more

We are growing

It's true! Our family is growing again and we couldn't be more thrilled that the Lord has called us to adoption. If you know our family personally, you've known we have always wanted to adopt ....more

Lucy 10 months

We are in double digits y'all. Someone hold me. I refuse to believe that my BABY is going to be 1 in 2 months ....more

Weekly update

I am doing really good at keeping up this blog, right? Ack. I had every intention of writing this week but yeah that just didn't happen ....more

Crockpot Cashew Chicken

All of the sudden I've been having cravings for Asian inspired dishes which makes my husband very very happy. I am also utilizing my crock pot a lot more because it's nice outside and we've been spending the afternoons in the backyard or at the park and the last thing I want to do is come home and stand over a hot stove for an hour making dinner. I know in the coming months we'll be at the pool in the afternoons as well so I want to add more recipes to my recipe box for the summer ....more

Dressing her up

If you've met Lucy girl in person, you'd understand my pure enjoyment of dressing her up and taking her pictures. We've had some beautiful spring like days and I've been going through her spring/summer clothes (think adorable smocks and bubbles) and couldn't handle how cute this outfit was. I also can't get over this chick's hair ....more

Love Day

You know you're a parent of a toddler when all you sing on Valentine's Day is the Daniel Tiger Love Day song. Jon hates the show because the songs get stuck in his head but they are catchy and have such good messages! Anyway, yesterday was Valentine's Day and I managed to do a mini photo shoot with the kiddos in the backyard before church ....more

Eating with Lucy

If you read any of Lucy's most recently monthly updates, you'd know that we had previously struggled with her liking actual food. Not just table food...purees and basically anything but milk. So we started Ford on baby food at 5.5 months and by 7 months he was no longer eating purees and eating 3 solid meals a day ....more