Garden Markers

Garden Markers

It’s so good to get back to blogging! Life’s been {BEEsy} here these last couple of weeks with many good things. My son finished first grade last Wednesday, and we celebrated at school and home. I have some exciting things to share about that in the weeks to come. I’ve also enjoyed some special moments […]

Colorado’s Spruce Creek Trail and Mohawk Lakes (with Photos)

Colorado’s Spruce Creek Trail and Mohawk Lakes (with Photos)

With hiking season just around the corner, I thought I’d share one of my favorite places to hike in Colorado. Four years ago, my family discovered a gem tucked away in the mountains near Breckenridge, Colorado ~ Spruce Creek Trail. My son was three at the time, and with the help of a Kelty child […]

8 Beautiful Lessons I’ve Learned from My Mom

8 Beautiful Lessons I’ve Learned from My Mom

In 2009, I had the great privilege of interviewing my mom as part of an assignment for a writing class. What an enriching experience that interview was! (If you have the opportunity, I urge you take take some time to interview your mom. You’ll likely be surprised by what you discover about her.) It gave […]

Dairy-Free Chocolate Banana Ice Cream

Dairy-Free Chocolate Banana Ice Cream

One of the highlights of my week is the time I spend with my friend Rachel on Wednesdays after school. At a park near the school, our boys play together while we moms chat and grow closer in our friendship. This last week, Rachel shared a recipe for a healthy dessert she recently created. She’s […]

Miracles in the Garden

Miracles in the Garden

A 15′ x15′ plot of the dirt. That’s what my family began with last summer when we joined a community garden. Hard clay and weeds resided in our garden square. With shovels and pitch forks and hoes, my family worked away, digging and turning and flinging dirt. Every once and awhile, we’d stop to breathe […]

Sharing the Easter Story with Your Kids

Sharing the Easter Story with Your Kids

Praise be to God and Father of our Lord Jesus Christ! In his great mercy he has given us new birth into a living hope through the resurrection of Jesus Christ from the dead . . . ~1 Peter 1:3 (NIV)~ The week leading up to Easter is an opportune time to share the Easter […]