kindergarten, the first month

I am having so much fun teaching kindergarten to my girl. And just to answer any questions you might have upfront, yes she is only four, but I just decided […]


let’s go for a walk

(these reflections make me so happy!) At least once a day, and usually more, someone in the family declares our need for a walk. It’s probably my favorite thing about […]


summer love

(^^his hair grows so fast, I can’t keep up with the haircuts, and I’m jealous.) (^^part of my heart belongs to those mountains in Ouray) (^^Adrienne took this one) Goodness, […]


kids book review and giveaway!

We are lucky enough to be family friends with the super kind and hilarious children’s book author, Justin Matott. I don’t know why I’d never thought to connect with him […]


Jesse Jack // a year and a half

(^^this picture makes me laugh. I had just gasped because I thought they were both going to fall off the table. They didn’t. Then they looked at me like this.) […]


Almond Crust Pear Tart // door to door organics giveaway!

Who wants a pear tart and $50 worth of free organic groceries delivered to your door? Did you raise your hand? You should have. Door to Door Organics  (a really […]


white rabbit salad

I find myself making food lately that my mom used to make for me when I was a kid. Those cookies last week and now this salad. I’m not sure […]


fruit pizza cookies

Remember those fruit pizzas your mom used to make in the summertime? Big fat sugar cookie spread with cream cheese frosting and fresh fruit on top? My favorite. I remember […]


Sunflower Seed No Bakes

Making a come back with the cookies. Before this recipe, it had been months (months!) since I had baked a batch of cookies. Not sure how I let that happen, […]



This wildly inquisitive, gorgeous, lively, refreshing, joyful girl is four today. She’s been filling my soul with joy and laughter for four solid years now. I think back and can’t […]