I’m hoping one of the boys gets a job there solely for a discount!
It’s been one helluva season. Homeschooling has been going great, the kids are really thriving and I’m definitely enjoying all the quality time. Not going to lie, it’s not always easy. I’m learning how to extend a lot of grace, not only to the kids but also to myself. The two hour window of “play [...]
Summer might be over, but you bet we will soak up the rest of these 70° days with neighbors, friends and family! Crosby helping dad build the sheep’s “pen-demic.” Neighbor/Auntie lets Lincoln come help with the goats often. Trying to get someone excited for our Sunday morning walk...he currently wants to be carried everywhere. We [...]
Crosby turned TWO on Sept 3rd. We spend a lot of our days laughing because of this pint size nugget! Quirky, witty, genius child with so many words and motor skills, this dude continually blow us away. We think he must have a phonographic memory, as he remembers EVERYTHING he hears. E.g. we didn’t realize [...]
Classic dinner conversation at the Gillespie house. Hudson age 9: "Dad's name is Johnny but sometimes people call him John for short." Me: "Actually, his real name is John but we all call him Johnny." Dixie age 7: "So, mom (pauses) is your real name Feeb?" These two photos have nothing to do with the [...]
When we moved from our home in California, what we lost in square footage we gained in acreage! Because our garage had become kind of a storage unit of sorts, Johnny decided he wanted to get some shipping containers. We learned after our first glorious summer of thunderstorms that Colorado loves surprise hail storms. The [...]
Tonight we celebrated Crosby! I couldn't think of a better way to ring in his first year than this: thirty of our closest friends and family, trampolining, cupcake smashing, salamander catching, zip-lining in front of a gorgeous sunset back drop. I still can't believe we live here! Costco pizza for the win. This was the [...]