26 07, 2016
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Introducing: Leo & Asa

By |July 26th, 2016|Categories: Life|

Leo and Asa's birth story. (annotated by Kai) I had an uneventful weekly appointment Wednesday and felt pretty good Thursday and Friday but hadn't slept well either night. My mom had been here for a little over a week helping us get everything ready and making it easier for us to go to the many

24 06, 2013
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Gus Finnigan

By |June 24th, 2013|Categories: Life|

Gus Finnigan. 6 lb. 2 oz. 18 1/4 in. born at 7:26 pm on Fathers Day. This is long. Like... excessively long. But it's our story and I just wanted it all there. The italicized sections are Kai's perspective and thoughts. Monday, June 10th It's grocery day. While leaving Costco, I feel a small leak

29 11, 2012
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Happy Everything!

By |November 29th, 2012|Categories: Life|

  My niece, Chelsea, took our family photos this year and did a great job! We had to make her promise not to tell anyone our news before we could get our Christmas cards mailed out! I'm not quite sure if everyone we mailed them to got them before we made it Facebook official but

28 11, 2012
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Truffle Pie and Confessions

By |November 28th, 2012|Categories: Life|Tags: |

So. I've got to confess something and I'm not really sure how to put this. First of all, please excuse the crappy phone photos. I was too tired to make Kai get out his lighting equipment or his camera. Ok, here goes. I made a Truffle Pie for my husband yesterday. It's full of chocolate

31 10, 2012
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Choo-Choo and Vivi-Veda-Voo

By |October 31st, 2012|Categories: Life|Tags: , |

*Pictures from the 2 other trick or treats we went to. I'll probably upload some from tonight later. We went to the Halloween party at church last Wednesday and it was a really fun trial run for our costumes! We got to hang out with a lot of kids from church and eat cookies and

16 10, 2012
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Honey, Lemon, and Ginger Old Timey Throat Tonic

By |October 16th, 2012|Categories: Life|Tags: , , |

  We have been feeling so sickly the last few weeks and I don't know about you but when I have a sore throat all I want is something warm and soothing to drink. I have always been a huge fan of herbal tea and hot chocolate. A lot of my earliest memories are of

9 10, 2012
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Why I Link To Recipes…

By |October 9th, 2012|Categories: Life|Tags: |

I've had several people ask why I only have links on pages marked recipes. My answer is complicated. When I post my meal plans I try to link to every site I got a recipe from. At this point, I don't like to repost a recipe in full because I didn't create it and I

2 10, 2012
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Life: Standing On The Tracks In A Prom Dress…

By |October 2nd, 2012|Categories: Life|Tags: , , |

Since my life kind of exploded into craziness (I went to college, got married, moved, got a cat, moved, graduated college, moved, had a baby, moved thrice, had another baby and moved again.) about the same time my nieces and nephews entered their teen years, I don't really know them very well anymore. I guess

5 09, 2012
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Vintage Angry Duckface.

By |September 5th, 2012|Categories: Life, Photos I Randomly Send My Husband|Tags: |

Last week I had this brilliant idea for my husband to take a road trip through the Midwest/Badlands and really round out his Jumping Fences series. If you haven't checked it out yet, click on over! He also just entered part of the series into the One Life Photo Competition. You can check out his

28 08, 2012
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Life: Julia

By |August 28th, 2012|Categories: Life|Tags: , , |

Some of you are friends with me on my personal Facebook page and read that my Grandma Julia passed away a little over a week ago. This is what I wrote at the time: "My Grandma Julia passed away last night. I didn't get to know her very well but I will always remember her