As a baby, I was baptized then raised in the Lutheran church. I spent Sundays in Sunday school, learning the stories and creating my own narrative of Jesus. Then in later years, I would take my turn as a Sunday school teacher, passing along the stories, and teaching the amazing grace that I had come […]
Permenant Change of Station (PCS) is part of Army life. So as a group of Army wives, we knew that these friendships might start here, but that we would most likely part ways. That’s just part of the game. Today we had a potluck on the lake at Ft. Steilacoom Park to say “goodbye” to […]
We have waited the arrival of this sweet boy for months on end. His mama is my dear cousin, Tawny (travel writer, blogger, shopping partner) and she and her husband, Christopher welcomed this little nugget into the world six weeks ago. Since “four-week-old photoshoot” doesn’t have the same ring to it as “newborn” we are […]
Every Friday I have the honor of watching this peanut! Meet Melrose Mitchell (love that alliteration). I have had the privilege of seeing her grow from the time she was three months young, to her now sixteen months of age. And some days, she is especially photogenic. Exhibit A: Breakfast. She and I have started going […]
My beautiful, talented, sweet cousin Tawny is having a baby boy. Here is a glimpse into her special day!
Here in the Pacific Northwest, the change in season brings some much-awaited favorites. We love eating fresh strawberries in the late spring and early summer- straight from our patch in the garden, the juiciest tomatoes in August (and when you think about it have you ever eaten a half decent tomato in the dead of […]