Category Archives: Dumpling

Afternoons are for …

Afternoons are for … running away to the backyard with your siblings to go on an adventure. I was insideView full post »

First day back!

We had a super spectacular first day back at Bridges Classical Community today!  This officially marks our first dayView full post »

Little Moments Like This

I will not pretend or try to convince anyone that our days are filled with storybook moments.  In fact, most of theView full post »

Summer delights

I will admit that when we first moved to our property, I wasn’t all that excited about the pool.  It wasn’tView full post »

Happy Independence Day!

I am so thankful to live in America, the land of the free and the home of the brave.  One nation, under God.  I loveView full post »

Our newest friend

The kids recently found the sweetest little box turtle on the property!  We still haven’t agreed on a name, butView full post »

Catching up

It’s been a very busy few weeks!  We had a wonderful visit with our Texas cousins 2 weeks ago and then headed offView full post »

Happy Children’s Day!

Értóng Jié Kuàilè! Happy Children’s Day! On June 1, the Chinese celebrate Children’s Day. Internationally,View full post »

Planting Day

Having the extra outdoor space on our property means more creative inspiration for gardening!  And it was a perfect dayView full post »

The IEP Rollercoaster

It’s been 9 months since the journey began to request county services for my littlest guy.  After assessments,View full post »


21/366 – Looking out the window waiting for the snow to arrive.  Or that’s what I think he’s doingView full post »


After bath time snuggles with my littlest.  Love him. 5D MkIII 50mm f/1.6 ISO5000 1/100View full post »

He is born.

We had so much fun celebrating Christmas with our cousins!  We joined them for Christmas morning service at myView full post »

The Stockyards

Our Texan cousins treated us to to a visit to the Ft. Worth Stockyards, a national historic district filled with allView full post »


It feels a little odd to follow up my last post with happy Christmas pictures.  But we are … well … happy! View full post »