Thanksgiving Part II


We’re nearly at the end of December, so it seems like I ought to take the time to share photos from the second half of our trip to Austin, visiting with Chris’ mom, step-dad, siblings and extended family. When we first arrived, we had a little time warp forward to this month: Chris’s brother and […]

Thanksgiving Part 1


Our little family went to Texas!  This Thanksgiving, Chris’ family very, very generously offered to buy us plane tickets so that we could visit his hometown for the first time in more than 4 years.  After a very short discussion about the harm (or lack there of) of letting Nora miss two days of kindergarten, […]

Post November Gratitude


Apparently, I needed a little blogging break and didn’t even know it.  I’m not sure that I’ve every gone as long between posts as I did between now and and my previous post – a whole month – and I’m already feeling rusty from the absence of writing. Even though I did not manage a […]

Saturday Surfing

Saturday Surfing - Avocado Toast

It seems like it has been forever since I actually managed to get one of these out and my bookmarks folder is exploding with links, so I figured I would make time for a little Saturday Surfing post.  Also, I’m ahead on website work and the girls were at their first ever night-time babysitting co-op […]

A Jaunt Through Old Town


I have been quite the slacker about photographing the girls and blogging during the past few weeks.  I’ve had a lot of client logos and websites eating up my time, and have also been in super preservation mode.  Our rental house has a very prolific apple tree which lead me to rediscover my enthusiasm for […]

Northern Colorado Urban Homestead Tour


This weekend we went on the Northern Colorado Urban Homestead Tour.  The tour was a fundraiser for The Gardens at Spring Creek in Fort Collins and featured three houses in Fort Collins and three houses in Loveland which opened up their backyards to visitors.  Chris and I have been dreaming about the possibility of growing more […]