School Pics: Colorado Edition


OK, so I kind of fibbed. These are morning of school day pics, or, as I like to call it, MOSDP. I remember last fall when people were posting pictures of their kids on Facebook on the morning of the school picture day and the "controversy" it caused. "Great. Now moms are posting pictures of their kids BEFORE school pictures?!" One mom lamented. "What happened to just posting school … [Read more...]

Chapter 2 {and FAQ’s!}


“And they lived happily ever after.” Growing up I was left wanting so much more after watching Disney moves. I  burned with curiosity and wanted to know “and then what happened?”. Go ahead, ask Ben. I ruin every good movie with question after question wanting to know intent, what their motives were, why they did what they did and his favorite question-- what happened next? I’m … [Read more...]

A Big Announcement…


To anyone who knows us, this isn't actually that surprising of an announcement at all but I suppose it might seem a bit sudden to others. We are moving to Colorado. SOON. {FOR REALSIES} Well, I say that it might seem sudden to some of you but to be honest I'm still in some shock myself over the complete fluidness since this crazy adventure began August 1st.  It's as if every step was … [Read more...]

this I know


  I wrote this a few days ago on my birthday, thinking through the last year and last few weeks. I thought I knew it all when I was in my early and mid twenties but when life got real, I realized how untested I was in my faith. "Life isn't fair" is such an obvious statement in concept but when life event after life event seems to end with failure or pain it's hard not to pout and feel … [Read more...]