Reflections

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Farm Wedding Prep!

Farm Wedding Prep!

This post could also easily be called, "Now I Understand Why People Elope!" ;-) Two short months ago, when we finally decided to get married and set our date, we didn't think much of the quick turnaround. Instead, we thought: We are doers. We are facilitators. We are badass DIYers. We've got this! So we made our guest list, printed…
Making it “Official”

Making it “Official”

Nine years ago today, Kim and I called it "official" and intentionally began our lives together. The past nine years have included two daughters, four homes, and this crazy, ever-growing journey of ours from a life built in the city to one growing in the country with more dreams for our future than can ever be counted. And now, as…
Family Garden Day

Family Garden Day

Sundays have become our Family Garden Day, when Kim, Sprout and I are joined by my oldest daughter and/or my little brother for a few morning hours of dedicated garden time. It started out as a plea for help due to our sheer state of Overwhelm as a direct result of now having so.much.garden.space in comparison to our 1/8 acre…
#lovewins

#lovewins

What an epic day yesterday was! It started out like any other day... Hot tea, a stroll through the garden, "Good mornings" to the goats and chickens, a text to my oldest daughter, the harvest of the first pea (!)... Blue skies and coyote calls. Nice enough. Peaceful, really. But definitely not epic. Then, as I sat down at my…
Fleeting Moments

Fleeting Moments

This girl. This sweet, strong, spitfire of a girl...keeping me on my toes...encouraging me to see the world through new eyes each and every day.  She reminds me to be present in this very moment (despite the ever growing To Do list ) by continuously showing me that nothing is constant...every thing is changing, growing, evolving around us all.the.time. If…
This Moment ::: Sunshine & Smiles

This Moment ::: Sunshine & Smiles

{this moment} ~ A Friday ritual. Inspired by SouleMama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment I want to pause, savor and remember. If you’re inspired to do the same, leave a link to your ‘moment’ in the comments for all to find and see. xoxo, M
There’s Just Something About a Snow Day!

There’s Just Something About a Snow Day!

As a kid, Snow Days were the best part of winter.  The level of excitement brought on by the cancellation of school was almost uncontrollable.  There was a Snow Man to build, sledding to be done and hot chocolate to drink after you'd played so hard your fingers were almost too frozen to even hold onto the mug of chocolatey, creamy,…