Home again, home again, jiggity jig

Well, they say there’s no place like home for the holidays, and we couldn’t agree more. Kev and I haven’t been up to Chico since we were married 4 1/2 months ago, and boy was it a delight (all except the chilly weather that is)! But the weather was no match for the lively company,… Read More »

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We are back from our European Christmas, and it was lovely. Excited to share pictures soon. I’m especially exited to show you our cable car ride and hike at the Matterhorn, a total bucket list item for me!! {epp!!} In the meantime, I still have some calendar’s left that I would LOVE to mail out… Read More »

Christmas 2013

Kevin and I have been living a perpetual Christmas this whole past week, and i’m sadly mourning the end of it!  We started our festivities a week ago, as I spent the actual Christmas Eve and day with Kev’s family. This is a big deal for me, as it’s the first Christmas i’ve EVER spent… Read More »

You should probably take your next cruise with Amy:)

In 1992 I bought my first CD…it was Amy Grant’s “Baby Baby” album. Guys, I was obsessed with this CD! I remember memorizing all the lyrics and reading through the CD booklet for hours on end…yep, I was a pretty cool 2nd grader:) But really, that was a SWEET album!  So of course I was… Read More »

Merriest Christmas to you!

“The Savior- yes, the Messiah, the Lord- has been born today!”  Luke 2:11 the savior that  liberates, covers us in grace, bestows mercy, transforms us, and  LOVES us  every day and forever.  Today as Kevin and I lay in bed, I was overcome with emotion that this baby, this Jesus, came as a Savior. and… Read More »

3 Unique Gifts {for the last minute shopper!}

It’s 3 days till Christmas, and guess what? I’m not done Christmas shopping! Whoops! Today I wanted to take a minute and share 3 unique gifts that I’m giving others for Christmas. You all know i’m super thrifty, but when it comes to certain items, I’ll gladly pay a little more for the perfect gift.… Read More »

Cutting down our Christmas Tree in the Mountains!

One of the traditions I hold quite dear from my childhood is cutting down our Christmas tree in the mountains. Every year, a few days after Thanksgiving, our family would load up and drive with another family to cut down our tree. My mom would pack snacks and a huge steaming thermos of hot chocolate,… Read More »

Stories behind my room decor

I’ve been having so much fun putting my room together {if you missed the full spread of room pics, click here}. It’s essentially a very large bedroom that i’ve made feel more like a studio, with one half of our room consisting of a large bed and dresser, and the other half resembling a cosy… Read More »

My health, Part 2

Part 1 is here Thank you all for your encouraging emails and comments about Part 1 of my health journey.  It’s been 10+ years since I woke up that morning in the dorms feeling paralyzed, and to say it’s been a long haul would somehow minimize the road i’ve walked.  “battle” may be an even… Read More »