june bug!

june bug!

June was kinda crazy. We closed on our house! Yippee! And it led to lots of moving, organizing, painting, and transitioning. Ben then decided that he needed to rip up the rotten deck in the back yard. So the second part of June was spent re-building this deck. The deck turned out wonderful! The first […]

the first of the fish.

the first of the fish.

On Tuesday, we ditched unpacking, painting, coordinating, and organizing, in favor of fishing, rafting, and relaxing. We loaded up Ben, Dad, Ruby and myself and set sail for the first run of reds on the Kenai. A trip we have been blessed to do many times before. Each one perfect and full of lovely memories. […]

the early bumps.

the early bumps.

Week 4. Our poppyseed on the White Spruce Trail in the Hillside Trail system. A fitting place to celebrate as we had just found out the day before that we were PREGNANT! We spent the whole walk dreaming. And I get tearful remembering how many other walks we had prayed, pleaded, cried, hoped, and wished for […]

home, sweet, home: and oh, so thankful

home, sweet, home: and oh, so thankful

Back to Home, Sweet, Home blogs and it feels so perfect! For those of you who haven’t followed our journey… Our first Home, Sweet, Home blogs started at our old house which we call 1804. We were renting to own it but it didn’t work out. Still, while we were there, we did wonderful things […]

May.

May.

May. I love you. The snow is mostly gone in town. Just waiting for those mountains to melt out. The lakes are opening. The skies are parting. And it is finally warm(er) (sorta). Yippee. Between hiking on the Turnagain Arm Trail, Jamie’s visit to Alaska, Camping with the Burtch’s, and our delightful campout, we also hung […]