Category Archives: Personal

Our First New York Snow

I checked the weather on my phone before going to bed last night (somethingView full post »


It’s been almost two months since we left Rock Hill and have been here inView full post »

When I said Good-bye to Facebook

I took a 2 1/2 month break from Facebook. I deactivated my account and wasView full post »

Bits + Pieces

Days started early, taken purposefully, but slowly. Many books, outdoorView full post »

2017 // Birth and Newborn Photography

I started 2016 with high hopes of growth – a heart-felt personalView full post »

Our Thanksgiving

We hadn’t planned to travel for Thanksgiving this year, but when ourView full post »

Simon’s 3rd // Bits + Pieces

I am so far behind on our family’s personal pictures that I have to goView full post »

Bits + Pieces

Grandfather builds a tree house. Sometime this spring, I think after watchingView full post »

Worth Fighting For

I’ve been so heavy hearted with the news of this world, with stories ofView full post »

Bits + Pieces // Dupont State Forest

We’ve spent the week away, my boys and me. Inhaling fresh mountain air,View full post »

Bits + Pieces // The Ivy Place

On a chilly morning in May we met with some new friends at The Ivy Place toView full post »

Creating Space

Four weeks ago I got off social media. I wanted time for things I couldn’t seemView full post »


So very many things, I could hardly limit to ten. Gifts in abundance, despiteView full post »

The battle // an adoption post

It’s a battle. Every day. Did I think I could rescue a child from certainView full post »

Bits + Pieces // Easter Egg Hunt

Since moving to Rock Hill four years ago, we have spent Easter Sunday with ourView full post »

Winthrop Lake // Around our town

We have had some very sweet days with these boys of ours lately. GraceView full post »

Bits + Pieces // After bathtime

Bath time is sweet around here. (Probably because it’s not very often.)View full post »

Bits + Pieces // Little Bookworm

Both our boys love reading, something I think that they have both inheritedView full post »


Dear Ralphie, You’re four today. (Well, yesterday). You are so happyView full post »

It’s the simple things

I’ve been a list maker all my life. Something about crossing things offView full post »

Bits + Pieces // Workin’ Man Ralphie

Ralphie wants to fix just about everything. He’ll be four in two and aView full post »

Our Christmas 2015

The days before Christmas were filled with package wrapping, and treat-making,View full post »

First 5 Minutes // Simon Builds

Happy Friday! We have had a quiet week, mostly just the boys and I at home, asView full post »

Sacred Roots

I don’t post publicly much about Grace. She doesn’t like it, firstView full post »