when i grow up

Jax and Josiah have birthdays this month! So we threw a little party yesterday. They have been talking alot about what they want to be when the grow up lately. Josiah wants to be a police officer. And Jax an astronaut farmer. He wants “to grow food on the planets and sell it to the […]

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heavy

May is filled with so many amazing things. My son Jax graduated preschool and turns 5, my other son Josiah turned 4, and we just had Mother’s Day last weekend. And… summer starts! And while these events bring so many smiles, there is also a sense of sadness. It is hard to explain, but today […]

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direction

I like having a plan. It sounds like something that I should go to a group counseling session for: “Hi, my name’s Jenny and I need a plan, no seriously” Can anyone else relate? I am a little over half way through this study from Priscilla Shier called Discerning the Voice of God. Guys, it’s […]

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haiti march 2018

We had such a blast this past week in Haiti. Because of so many generous people, we were able to bring close to 600 pairs of shoes from Ellie’s Shoe-be-do. 17 huge checked bags! We passed out the shoes in three different areas in Haiti. Each distribution went so smoothly (probably the best ones yet). […]

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thanks for nerding out with us

Ellie loves science! So for this year’s big 1-0.. we decided to an entire party full of experiments. It was so fun! A big thanks to our friends and family who helped make it such a great time.  

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homemade bird feeders

So I can’t take credit for these little creations. This was all my oldest daughter Ellie’s idea. But, it was super easy and fun! Maybe you can use it for a little afternoon entertainment? Supplies needed: Bird Seed Elmers School Glue (non toxic) Twine or String Pinecones (we also had an adventure and searched for […]

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irma

We had an unexpected guest a few weeks ago. Some girl named Irma, heard of her? Irma was a monster hurricane that decided to rock the islands and make its way to Florida. Our home in Royal Palm just had very minor things.. debris filled the yard and we lost some shingles that we will […]

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back to school

They are growing way too fast! School may be a hard transition for some of our kiddos (so prayers appreciated for that).. but this morning they all seem pretty excited!

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summer fun

We had so many great adventures this summer! From trips to Chicago, Miami, Legoland, and Haiti to just getting to live at the lake in between, truly priceless memories! I am so grateful we can have our summers all together. Summer…. do you have to come to an end???

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haiti june 2017

We just got home from an amazing trip to Haiti with our girls! The majority of our trip was spent with our family at Wholehearted Home. We love them so much and it was extra special to see our children playing together. Luke was able to do driving lessons with the older boys and also […]

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