Apple Picking: A Fall Tradition

Back in college, I remember a friend telling me about an apple orchard that she and her boyfriend at the time went for the day that wasn't too far from our small college town. It was the perfect place to go indulge in all things fall, and a welcomed distraction from the looming mid-term exams. … Continue reading Apple Picking: A Fall Tradition

Reflections on One Year in Our Home

If you would have told me a year ago that our greatest blessing in the next year would be that we owned a house, I might have believed you but not totally understood. Over the past six months, I can't begin to express the number of times we said "Can you imagine living through all … Continue reading Reflections on One Year in Our Home

Our Getaway to Maine: Part Two

Early into our trip, Jody and I decided that Wednesday seemed like the ideal day to head up to Acadia National Park, which was just about 90 minutes away from our cabin. We figured it was far enough into the trip that we wouldn't mind a longer car ride, and not too close to the … Continue reading Our Getaway to Maine: Part Two

Our Getaway to Maine: Part One

In such an odd time for travel, I'm so grateful to have had the opportunity to escape to Maine for a week getaway this summer. I absolutely love this state - I've visited twice before - and thought we could have the best socially-distanced trip in this outdoorsy vacationland. I shared a bit of our … Continue reading Our Getaway to Maine: Part One