Category: Family

Hosting a Big Family Thanksgiving

Happy (belated) Thanksgiving! We have a lot of catch-up writing to do so we can share the progress on our renovation, but for now we wanted to say thank you for reading along with our life. We hosted a big family thanksgiving (22 of us!) here in our brand new dining room. The sink, fridge Read More

ALS Ice Bucket Challenge: ACCEPTED

Daniel and I were called out to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness… We accepted. We also wanted to donate to the foundation. Here’s our video: Here is a great article¬†explaining ALS and how some people from the community feel about the Ice Bucket Challenge. You can also donate¬†Here. Read More

Valentine’s Day – Good, Bad, Commercial, Romantic

I’d like to offer a toast, to Valentine’s Day.
Once a year we bring our gloves to the ring, ready to slug it out over whether or not V-Day is worth celebrating. Some hate it because it’s a reminder of loneliness, others because Hallmark’s profits go up.

On the other side, star crossed lovers swoon over cards, flowers and chocolates. There’s even a small handful of romantics, single but hopeful, that cherish Valentine’s Day, and hope to celebrate with a special someone someday. Read More