Category Archives: family

18 & brave

i am certain highschool for this generation is completely different than highschool days were for me. i’ve watchedView full post »

the story so far

dan & i were talking yesterday about how surreal these last 6 weeks have been.  while i realize i’ve bloggedView full post »

my man & colon cancer

i would humbly like to ask you to pray for dan. this morning he will head into surgery to have about two feet of hisView full post »

within both the unknown and the known

Okay sweet friends. We were called into meet with dan’s GI guy yesterday…. Dan has colon cancer. Biopsies ofView full post »

within the fear

thank ya’ll so much for checking in on us this week. the day of dan’s tests i asked him if he was totallyView full post »

thoughts on parenting & great oaks for HIS glory

last night we celebrated our seniors at church. a huge bunch of creative kids who truly SHINE, not just in theirView full post »

easter at our home, “oceans” & nester’s new book

goodness gracious ya’ll! after two super dark  & dreary days we awoke sunday to a glorious easter sunrise &View full post »

allofmylove2you

i married him in a garden 15 years ago today. he vowed to love “us”…all four of us, savannah, madisonView full post »

a weekend with the bookends

if you’re new around here, we affectionately refer to our first born & last born as the bookends. everyView full post »

a little more love left for november

before november becomes but a distant memory and for posterity if  nothing else, i’d love to share a few memoriesView full post »

so many things to share

first of all i want to thank you for reaching out this week. it’s so weird how just talking about gregg’sView full post »

did you feel it?

“The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork.” psalm 19.1 i clearly needView full post »

joy in it’s purest form

sweet friend, thank you for the great honor & privilege of capturing your family. it was honestly a bittersweetView full post »

emi in the middle & a gift for your teenager

for all you young mamas, i will tell you, that toddler who is wearing you out and is learning to shout say sweetly &#View full post »

expectations and possibilities

i was recently chatting with a precious young mama friend of mine. we were discussing working from home, busy householdsView full post »