• A Perfect Fall Day.

    October 11, 2011

    Saturday we took Bella over to a farm in New Mexico for a walk through the corn maze and to pick a pumpkin. It was a chilly day, we got up early, filled our coffee mugs and made the 45 minute trip up.  She loved her tiny pumpkins.

  • Backseat Silence

    September 20, 2011

    It’s a quick drive home. 15, maybe 20 minutes with traffic. Sam and I are chatting away, talking about anything that comes to mind. Bella is playing in the back with something that seems to have captured her attention enough for us to have an entire uninterrupted conversation. Neither of us realize it’s gotten very…

  • Our Sacrifice

    August 29, 2011

    In the world of blogging, Facebook and Instagram, often the life of a stay at home mom is painted in filtered, cropped pictures. There are smiling children, art projects, activities, and creative lunches. There are darling outfits and playdates where we sip coffee as our children bond with each other. But this is a very…

  • How we keep the fire in our romance alive. Roaring actually.

    August 22, 2011

    We keep it hot around here. Little texts throughout the day to let each other know, “I care. I miss you. Wish you were here.” 8 years and it’s still so easy to send a simple message of how much we still need each other. And? It shows. Oh – you’re welcome.

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