I am an outdoors lover.  In the wintertime, we stay inside for the most part. Lately I have been enjoying having a camera again, singing on Smule with friends, and reading. During the week, the boys probably watch a total of two to three hours of TV (yes, in five days).  On Saturdays they are […]

I barely updated my blog this month, and I am sorry.  I figured I’d update you on what did happen throughout the month!! 1. Leto turned 10!!!  He really didn’t even know what he wanted to do for his birthday until days before (we kept asking and giving options), so we pretty much did the […]

I used to consider autumn one of my favorite seasons ever, but now I have a hard time enjoying it because I know it goes too quickly before the cold comes.  I like doing outdoor activities during warm months.  Here in NJ we do get to enjoy all seasons, but our winters usually feel about […]

April is my favorite month. Spring is my favorite season. The cabin fever I suffered is over! At long last! How does one celebrate the coming of nice warm weather? By going outside and doing things together as a family outside of the house.  I figured I’d do a little post about it. My mom […]

I find that being drawn to the minimalist lifestyle leads you to more adventure.  We don’t know a lot about Jesus’ life before he was 30 (other than his birth, that he was a refugee for a few years in Egypt, and that he made his parents a nervous wreck at 12).  He is outdoors […]

It is strange to think that in five days (Oct. 5) we will be a couple for 15 years.  A lot has happened in that time from some bad things to loads of good.  I like the people we have grown into together.  It has been a wonderful experience aging with him, learning with him, and […]

It is hard to imagine that last year we survived without using our air conditioning because this year we have used it a lot, but at the same time I know I could do without it, so it isn’t that big of a deal to me.  I always find humor in people who complain in […]