Happy New Year!!

I love the start of a new year! The time for reflection and gleaning from the old to look into the new that is just ripe with hope. It is … Continue Reading →


Around here

Around here… The boys had their Sunday School closing program.  It was very sweet! Mangoes are in season….more and more mangoes, smoothies, juices, squares, snacks…so amazing! Adam got swiped by … Continue Reading →


Back to School

If you have been following our family at all you know that we are entering into our 3rd year of homeschool…seriously?  That’s a bit crazy!  We took a one week … Continue Reading →


Around here

Around here…. We won the photo contest for our homeschool magazine!!!  Woot!!!  How exciting!! We adopted 3 new little kittens – Tiger, Fijigirl and Canada. We have had a steady … Continue Reading →


Opportunity and Independence

I often feel like being a mom is one of the most wonderful and fulfilling things ever.  I love being home with my kids and homeschooling them has given a … Continue Reading →


Australian Adventure comes to a sweet close

Hello friends, I know that it has been awhile.  Things got a bit crazy while travelling (asthma attack, Sydney driving, visiting friends…you know, the usual stuff!!).  The purpose of our … Continue Reading →


Australian Adventures

We have been in Australia for one week now.  It has definitely surpassed all expectations!!  When we began dreaming about this trip many many months ago it seemed impossible…it was … Continue Reading →


Visitors from afar…

True story….there once were some great friends who lived very near when they were newly married couples.  They spent copious amounts of time together, ate together, worked together and played … Continue Reading →


Around here….

Around here we have the privilege of hosting a team youth from New Zealand for a 10 day missions trip.  I was incredibly skeptical about hosting them (nothing new there) … Continue Reading →


16 years….wow!!

I can’t believe it…we have been married for 16 years today.  What a fun day that was as our families gathered together, a joining of north and south 🙂 and … Continue Reading →