Friday Faves – Sweet Memories

  Friday. It's Friday!! It's Friday!! I've had a week of playing catch up so it's flown by.  I hope that you all have had an amazing week as well. Some of my favorites this week are from reflections on our trip to Europe. Amsterdam. One of our dinner stops in Amsterdam was the Hard [...]

Amsterdam – Bike Town

Amsterdam – Bike Town

Amsterdam. I've returned from my first journey overseas. While technically my first stop was Frankfurt, Germany for my layover and also my first passport stamp, Amsterdam was the first city in which I got a view of more than just a runway. Weather. The weather in the spring can be fickle, and it proved so [...]

Friday Faves – European Vacation

Friday Faves – European Vacation

Here we are at Friday! Tomorrow I will catch a flight back to the United States. All in all, I would say that my first vacation overseas has been amazing. I'm looking forward to sharing so much when I return home. I have lots of photos to process, with only the ability to share Iphone [...]

Friday Faves – Europe Bound

Friday Faves – Europe Bound

Friday. Europe Bound. I'm heading to Europe!! I didn't actually get any posts scheduled. Packing for a trip gets crazy towards the end. So I'm writing en route to D.C. I wanted to share some of my faves this week. Packing. So I'll go ahead and let you in on a little secret. We didn't [...]

Reflecting on a Door

Reflecting on a Door

  Reflecting on a door. I love old buildings. Some buildings, I'm sure, were admired from the moment they were built.  Others, perhaps not until well after their builders and original occupants had long since moved on. And not every building is admired by every person. The same thing could be said about humans. He [...]

18 Years Later…And Still Doing Life Together

18 Years Later…And Still Doing Life Together

  18 Years of Marriage. I'm still running around like crazy trying to plan for our first overseas trip. BUT... I wanted to pause for a moment. To pause and acknowledge the man who has stood faithfully by my side for the past 18 years of marriage. To be thankful that he is with me on [...]

Friday Faves – Countdown to Europe Edition

Friday Faves – Countdown to Europe Edition

  Friday. Countdown to Europe Edition. T minus 7 days until I board a plane with the hubby and three teens and travel off for springtime in Europe! The first flight my kids have been on in over 10 years! The first time 4 of us have ever left United States soil! We've got lots to [...]

Spring is Here : Virginia

Spring is Here : Virginia

  Springtime.   No matter how long the winter, spring is sure to follow - Proverb Thank goodness! I've been waiting patiently for some green to begin sprouting. And finally... Southwest Virginia has obliged. Some old-fashioned things like fresh air and sunshine are hard to beat. - Laura Ingalls Wilder There are vibrant greens reminding [...]