First Annual Lake Harding Hullabaloo

Standing on the dock, watching Camille and her buddies kayaking away on the lake to a nearby invented island to play invented games, I thought, “This is what summer should look like.” We were so fortunate to be… Read More

And the 2-year countdown begins

Since that terrible awful day 10 years ago when Anna and Jason moved to Oregon, we’ve happily been able to reunite about every 2 years. We didn’t set an intentional schedule – that’s just about how long it… Read More

Tea Party

In today’s political climate I hesitate to use Tea Party as a title for my post, but thankfully today’s treat had nothing to do with the Iowa Caucuses and everything to do with getting all dolled up and… Read More

Here’s to 2011

2011 was great. Really great. And I think it was fitting to cap off the year enjoying this great place where we live and the great friends who share it with us. New Years Eve arrived with brilliant… Read More

Labor Day Tradition

The Valles family started the tradition four years ago, and we’re awfully glad they’ve kept it going. Every Labor Day they come to Tybee for a beach vacation, which means we get to crash the party. Four years… Read More

Field Day and a Day at the Field

Camille had the chance to participate in another childhood rite of passage recently – the school Field Day competitions. She had a blast, and we had fun watching her compete and cheer her head off for her classmates…. Read More

A Sweet Party

When I got the invite to an after-hours Honey Tasting Party at Savannah Bee Company, I wasn’t sure what to expect. I love that store, and any shopping trip downtown usually includes a stop at Savannah Bee to… Read More


Saturday we hosted a party at our home for our church’s preschoolers and we had a bounce house. Did it rain in the days leading up to the party? No. Did it rain the day after the party?… Read More

Hunting Island

There is a beautiful beach in South Carolina where you’ll find more sand dollars than people and without a single hotel or restaurant to break your view of the coastline – just a long line of dunes and… Read More

Love that Town

When it came to Trent and Michelle’s wedding, we’d have gone anywhere to celebrate with them. But we were thrilled with their choice of Athens. Every time I come back to that town, waves of fondness wash over… Read More