Schools Out

by Katie on June 6, 2017

Another school year has come and gone. I always find myself extra sentimental as the school year comes to a close. There is just something about closing the chapter on another grade that makes me think back to just how fast they grow up.


off to kindergarten

ornery as ever

like to wear fake glasses

loves bugs


off to second grade

love sports

has the sweetest heart

smart as a whip


Courage and Kindness

by Katie on June 1, 2017

I’ve always dreamed that my boys would be sweet and brave and fearless. As they grow older I find myself telling them that having courage and being kind are two of the best qualities that they can have. When I found this adorable sign in a local store I just knew it had to be mine.



Summer Reading

by Katie on May 12, 2017

Looking for the perfect summer book? Might I suggest one of these? I’ve read all four and loved each and every one. Happy (Summer) Reading!

it ends with us: left me thinking about it long after i finished the last chapter

present over perfect: encouraging, uplifting and freeing (nonfiction)

the royal we: think a take on kate and william in this fictional love story

the hopefuls: perfect light read for a day at the beach



The House on Spring Creek

May 6, 2017

We dreamed about the day that we could call the house on Spring Creek ours, and on a warm fall day in October we did just that. It feels so good to be home. our favorites: a front porch to sit and chat a cozy fireplace a backyard filled with big trees and deer and […]

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