a fresh start

Posted January 9th, 2014 by .

Man, I love what the holidays does to our home. I love the anticipation, the heart preparation, the tree and the ornaments and all the

Twenty Thirteen in Photos

Posted January 1st, 2014 by .

We’ve looked back at 2013 as the year of opportunities. Lots of travel and seeing the world (I flew across the United States in a

Christmas in photos

Posted December 28th, 2013 by .

We are happily enjoying our annual Christmas trip in Michigan this week, which means lots of sledding, ice skating, cousins and good food! In fact,


Posted December 16th, 2013 by .

A couple of months ago I misplaced my eyeglasses. The worst. And it wasn’t one of those situations where I switched purses and left them

Yesterday, I was an Apothecary.

Posted December 13th, 2013 by .

The kids and I spent yesterday afternoon with my friend Melissa at her shop, The Village Apothecary in Leiper’s Fork. (What does that make us?

Come, Emmanuel, Come

Posted December 9th, 2013 by .

This past Saturday night we gathered with our family in the cold around our Evie’s candlelit grave. We sang “O Come, O Come, Emmanuel” and