Thursday, December 21, 2017

Glenwood Springs – Summer 2017

This summer we took a life-giving family trip to Glenwood Springs, Colorado.  I say life-giving because the whole week that we were there I wore the same hat, very little (or no) makeup and took in some of the most breathtaking scenes.  I was 16-17 weeks pregnant so I had plenty of energy and it felt great to be so active.

Paul had started the trip with a week backpacking the Maroon Bells (where the first picture was taken) with a group of friends.  Lucy and I then started the journey across Missouri and Kansas, meeting up with him somewhere in the middle of the Sunshine state, then we made the rest of the drive.

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Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Spring 2017

Spring in Missouri seemed to start earlier this year than in years past.  It was 70 degrees some days in January and February and it was BLISSFUL!  We took tons of long walks – we bought a hiking toddler backpack and so far it’s been a hit.  Paul loves...

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

15 months of motherhood

Newborn Lucille Bringing an actual person into the world, who is 100% dependent on adult humans, is one of the scariest and most rewarding things I will ever experience.  After 40+ weeks of preparing for her arrival, I was surprised at how unreal this feeling was.  This tiny human...

Wednesday, January 4, 2017

Lucille – One Year

Lucille turned ONE!  What a year it was.  People say it but you can’t really understand how fast it truly goes by until you wake up one day with a brand new baby, and the next day that baby is a sweet little toddler, walking all over the...

Monday, December 5, 2016

St. George Island

We took our first vacation as a family of three a few weeks months ago to St. George Island, Florida.  I haven’t actually written a post in MONTHS and then I finally draft one, only to not actually publish but until MONTHS later.  Such is life these days! But!  I...

Friday, May 13, 2016

Lucille Jane – 6 months in

I’m finally getting around to sharing some six month shots of Lucille, annnnd she turned seven months old on Monday.  Such is life these days! I keep thinking each stage is going to be my favorite, and then the next just gets better.  Right now Lucy is sitting up...