Husband and I went on a much-needed date last night. Actually doing my hair and makeup is notable enough, these days, to document with a (gasp!) selfie– though I’m not sure why I bothered with mascara… We escaped to the theater to screen the highly anticipated film, The Drop Box; a touching documentary detailing the important Read More →

I’ve realized that this blog has, by default, become my acting Instagram account, capturing our simple life in the countryside. I’m okay with this natural evolution, since my primary aim in blogging is to document this hurried season of life. I’m creating a virtual time-capsule, of sorts, and sometimes a picture really is worth a thousand words. Read More →

This morning, while reading a VeggieTale book to Little Man, I counted out produce-people, “One, two, three, four, five, six, seven, eight.” Without skipping a beat, he answered, “Nine!”

It’s five o-clock in our Mountain time zone, and I’m counting down the minutes until Jeopardy. You might recall this means it’s been a DAY. Our big girls are already in jammies, tucked into bed for the night. I served them a simple, hurried dinner at 4:30 and sent them to brush their teeth by quarter ’til. There Read More →

Poor Little Man got his first shiner last night. He took a running dive into the end of the couch (Yes, on purpose. No, I haven’t a clue as to why.) and forgot to put on the brakes. It’s pretty sad, but also… kind of awesome. Isn’t a nice shiner a quasi rite of passage for a little boy? Read More →

To quote the incomparable Freddie Mercury, the show must go on. In our house this, of course, means homeschool and regular activities. With a full week in the new house under our belts, we have decided that driving “into town” is a royal pain. We’ve done a bit of shuffling to consolidate our time away from home. For instance, this Tuesday we had a jam-packed day: Field Read More →

Instead, I will share a few million recent pics of random happenings from our neck of the woods. This Little Stinker’s latest new thing: responding with a drawn-out “whhhhhhyyyyyyy” after everything we say. Like, with a fermata on it. It’s actually adorable. Weather has been amazing, so we’ve spent time outdoors with the neighbors whom we are taking with us Read More →