If you want to throw a great party, I’ve got two words for you: Kentucky Derby! Let’s say you (like me) know next to nothing about horse racing. Once upon a time, my husband turned to me and said “everyone hosts Christmas parties and New Year’s parties. Let’s make our thing the Derby.” Umm, okay? […]
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My girl was four years old, and it was her first spring season of soccer. She had been watching her older sister play for a year, and so she was excited to now show off her own skills on the sports field. But When We Arrived… At least she said she was excited, but when […]
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Summer was a model of ambition. She planned to live life to the fullest extent possible by squeezing every last moment out of everyday. She dreamed of creating a lifelong passion in her children by taking them adventuring, traveling, exploring and memory making. But even the most ambitious of us are only given so many […]
Aaaaarrrrrrrggggggghhhhhhhhh!!! Flipping flickers! I called them woodpeckers until my husband corrected me. He took a semester of ornithology in college, so I’ll defer to him on this one. The difference, as far as I am concerned? Flickers essentially are GIANT woodpeckers. And they are doing their best to ruin my sleep; therefore, my life. The Excitement […]
Turn off the T.V., get off the couch and go EXPLORE. We live in Colorado Springs: vacation destination location. It is so easy to take for granted our purple mountains majesty. I get it…loading the car, unloading the car, sunscreen, hats, tears, changing diapers, our “special” 719 schizophrenic weather– all of it can feel or […]
Are you craving Spring? I sure am. I’m craving a fresh sense of purpose and perspective that so many of us associate with this time of year. We all want to hear that Spring is the time for renewal but in my heart, I know the truth. Spring isn’t the time for renewal – each […]