Thursday, October 20, 2016

August 3, 2016

A lovely lunch with this sweet friend.

August 2, 2016


August 1, 2016

With all the trips we've had to make to the children's hospital, at least going over this bridge never gets old for her!

July 31, 2016

Waking up to our last morning hearing rain, we took some extra time cuddling in our cozy tent. :)

July 30, 2016

How we love hiking!

July 29, 2016

The whole group, yet another year!

July 28, 2016

Just another fabulous day at the beach...

July 27, 2016

Kid life + friends + camping + popsicles = FUN!

July 26, 2016

These 3 little entrepreneurs selling some sticks. :)

July 25, 2016

Camping with friends is off to a great start!

July 24, 2016

Made it to the campground and overjoyed to be biking the loops!

July 23, 2016

This girl melts my heart.

July 22, 2016

Some movie nights are also ice cream nights in the summer for these goofy girls.

July 21, 2016

Well that was nice of our credit union. :)

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

July 20, 2016

Lunch break reading and relaxation in the nature preserve. Soul time.

July 19, 2016

Another visit to the campground!

July 18, 2016

It was very hot, but these girls were blueberry-picking troopers!

July 17, 2016

Sunday afternoon hike.

July 16, 2016

Mya is 3!

July 15, 2016

Summer fresh flowers. 

July 14, 2016

It took until the start of this summer, but Alena has had a great time speeding around on her bike!

July 13, 2016

A shower for sweet James from the camping group!

July 12, 2016

Lucky girls camping overnight with Grammie!

July 11, 2016

The girls adored meeting our high school friend, Mr. Brian. :)

July 10, 2016

Great Grandpa and Grandma Maier with 5 of their greats!

July 9, 2016

Trying to have fun with some basic household responsibilities. :)

Thursday, September 15, 2016

July 8, 2016

We woke up to our friends gone and this gift this morning. Thankful for lifelong friends where distance doesn't disrupt, even if proximity as it used to be would be lovely. Until next time!

July 7, 2016

One last day of adventure with our friends, having fun in Rockford.

July 6, 2016

The 5 kiddos enjoying some sprinkler time and popsicles!

July 5, 2016

Dear friends staying with you = relaxing evenings like this!

July 4, 2016

A 4th of July filled with friends, food, horse-back riding, sparklers, and popsicles. :)

July 3, 2016

Adults' night out at a favorite place with some favorite peeps.

July 2, 2016

Our friends are here! And these two sweeties always pick up where they left off! #lifelongfriends

July 1, 2016

Are we shopping or sampling?

June 30, 2016

Castle complete! #somanytinypieces

June 29, 2016

Helping mama make appetizers for our neighbors' dinner!

June 28, 2016

Super excited about her Frozen Lego castle she bought with birthday money!

June 27, 2016

Summer playdate fun. :)

June 26, 2016

Alena asked if she could go for a run with me today.... and did awesome!

June 25, 2016

One last cousin swing on the inviting porch of the Wayberry Cottage. What a great week! And what a great last day celebrating Nora's birthday here and in Traverse City!

June 24, 2016

Celebrating Nora-girl's 4th birthday today!

June 23, 2016

Hangin' around the Cottage with water balloon and hose fun. #familyvacationdays

June 22, 2016

Cousins at the beach!

June 21, 2016

A beautiful day to explore the beauty of Sleeping Bear Dunes!

June 20, 2016

Thankful for my parents and their 36 years of marriage!

June 19, 2016

A beautiful Father's Day evening in this idyllic setting!

June 18, 2016

We arrived to our beautiful home for the week and right away Reuben and the girls were exploring the land and looking for ant lions. :)

June 17, 2016

Little by little, learning the skills.

June 16, 2016

Love our house this time of year!

June 15, 2016

Swimming lessons!