camping · family · lifestyle · simple living

2017 Knoebels Camping Trip Pt. 1

The last time we went to Knoebels Amusement Resort in PA, was 7 years ago.  I actually wrote a blog post here and here about it!  The boys don’t remember it because they were so little (1 and 3). In the beginning of the year, we were trying to decide what to do with Rob’s…… Continue reading 2017 Knoebels Camping Trip Pt. 1

lifestyle · minimalism · minimalist · simple living

What Small Home Living is Like

I remember telling my mom when I was engaged that as long as I had Rob to be with, I didn’t mind living in a cardboard box with him. When we got married, we lived in my parents’ basement with a bedroom, couch, and TV outside of the room attached to my parents’ laundry room. …… Continue reading What Small Home Living is Like

family · Leto · lifestyle

Party Pooping on Nature Walks

On a beautiful day while that leaves were beginning to grow on the trees, causing the sky to reveal a green haze of pollen all around, two parents decided it was worth enjoying with a nature walk, to the best of their ability. ———————————– Rob and I wanted to do something nice with the boys. …… Continue reading Party Pooping on Nature Walks

ethical · fair-trade · lifestyle

Family Tradition: Cafe Love

There are a few independently owned Fair Trade/Ethical cafes within 10-45 minutes from us, which we are extremely thankful for.  It is great that Rob gets to drink his favorite Fair Trade coffees while Micah and I get our Fair Trade hot chocolate to savor.  Leto loves strawberry yogurt smoothies.  At times the boys simply…… Continue reading Family Tradition: Cafe Love