I cannot get enough of Maine. I got to travel unexpectedly this summer with my sister-in-law and two of our friends up to Bar Harbor and Acadia. What a wonderful, unplanned thing that was! If you’ve ever wondered if it’s worth the trip, the answer is yes. Yes. Yes, Yes, Yes. Favorite Stops & Things … More The Pine Tree State
Maybe you remember my obsession months ago with making string art? A Christmas/birthday gift for my sister-in-law! Here’s how it all went down: 1. Pre-made board from Lowe’s. 2. Minwax wood stain (Early American 230). 3. A husband who can illustrate the world (thank you!!!) 4. Tap shallow holes around map to make a … More Map of the World: String Art ed.
Look at the sea, girls–all silver and shadow and vision of things not seen. We couldn’t enjoy its loveliness any more if we had millions of dollars and ropes of diamonds. –Anne of Green Gables As promised, a glimpse into a gorgeous week in Maine. Wondering about the title? That’s the tagline on the state highway … More The Way Life Should Be
** It’s opener, out there, in the wide, open air. ** Dr. Seuss A sneak peek of our beautiful trip to Maine, and an update to my favorite map! More to come!
As many of you probably already know, Nate and I got to spend Valentine’s Day in the giant metropolis a few hours north of our little metropolis. Or large town with city-esque features (aka coffee shops, one way streets, and parking garages), however you like to refer to Lancaster City. We left our little city … More The Big Apple Weekend
Can you believe another one is gone? The older I get, the faster time seems to go. My guess is that will continue to be more and more true. I’m sitting here sipping a cup of tea and thinking of all of the crazy (and awesome) things that have happened in the last year. Besides … More Year in Review
I can feel the pressure of the school year starting to weigh on me. There is so much to do, and just over a week left before we all need to be ready. I also feel the pressure of needing to enjoy whatever moments I have left of my summer. So, after almost three hours … More The Clock is Ticking
August already. Summer is so quickly disappearing and the school year is approaching faster than I think I’m ready for. So with the summer ending and a new year ahead of me, it seemed appropriate to reinvest in blogging as well. It’s been a year since I’ve written any kind of post, so now seemed … More A New Start