a year of pies… part 2

a year of pies… part 2

Welcome back to my Year of Pies, an attempt at cooking my way through Ashley English’s A Year of Pies. There are 60 pies total, and in case you haven’t read Part 1, I have already completed 15. I had some successes like my coconut cream, lemon meringue, and chicken pot pie… and some not so […]

6 years with my best friend.

6 years with my best friend.

  1 2 3 4 5 And now 6. 6 glorious years of: Laughing. Adventuring. Living. Loving. Exploring. Enjoying. Supporting. Giving. And being. Ben is my best friend. I remember the first time we called each other that. It made my heart swell. I felt like I had found the person that my life had […]

we’s as free as fishes.

we’s as free as fishes.

Dipnetting used to be an activity solely to fill the freezers. While always fun and adventurous, it was more seen as an obligation until we could get back to life’s more fun activities. But over the past few years, and especially last year, dip netting has become one of my favorite activities during the summer. […]

Flathead Valley Heaven…

Flathead Valley Heaven…

Ben and I were oh-so-blessed to head down to Montana last week for some fun, sun, and family time. After one crazy, stressful, and nuts start to our summer, we were excited to push reset and enjoy some relaxation and stress-free times with Ben’s delightful Grammy, Papa, Mom, and brother. We even had the privilege […]

i want a love like johnny and JUNE!

i want a love like johnny and JUNE!

I’m not going to lie, June was a tough month. We have a lot on our plate. Future plans. Current disappointments. Selling a house. And many other things. On top of all that, we didn’t have many days off at the start of our month. We tried not to let that stop us from having […]