adoption

It is national adoption day tomorrow. I’m so thankful for adoption and also for the journey leading up to it. Gosh SO. MANY. EMOTIONS. So many times I have felt out of my league. In way over my head. But I’m learning God didn’t invite us into this expecting that we will always have what […]

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dragon breath

So every. single. morning this kid sneaks in my bed. Some days I wish I could get the extra few winks in… so I am not going to lie, I get a little annoyed. And don’t let this pic deceive you.. he wakes up 100 percent. 😳 Haha. Today, I tried to be thankful for this […]

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bimini baby

Luke and I were extremely blessed to have a chance to get away for a few days to Bimini in the Bahamas. I love anything tropical. I love water. And the Bahamas is just about the prettiest water there is anywhere. For real, have you ever Google Earthed the Bahamas? The water is aqua, even […]

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summa

What an amazing summer it was! Florida Keys, St Pete Beach, Singer Island, Lake Geneva, Lake Placid, Legoland… We got lots of water, sunshine, and fun!  

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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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