Pheasants in our presence

Pheasants in our presence

Uncle Jim invited Johnny and the big two boys pheasant hunting with him and the German Brethren. For the past few weeks, they’ve studied their Hunters Education course and passed their certification tests. Fun thing about homeschool is you can create new courses on the fly and call it “school!” Meanwhile, I’ve been researching how [...]

Aspen Acres 2020

Aspen Acres 2020

Grandma and Grandpa recently bought a super glam motor-coach! When they invited us for a week long trip in the glorious aspen forests to break it we just couldn’t say no! The boys pitched a tent while Johnny, Dixie and I lived in the lap of glamping luxury. No clue how many rounds of War [...]

Alaska

Alaska

A few months ago, I asked Johnny if I could plan a weekend getaway for us. His response, "YES PLEASE!" Ideal vacation for him: exploring in the wilderness, preferably near the mountains. Ideal vacation for her: not having to cook. Then somehow, a weekend turned into a 7 night cruise in Alaska. My incredible in-laws [...]

We moved!!

We moved!!

It's been a crazy 8 days, and we still don't have Internet. It's a long story...welcome to country living where you are limited to one single provider in your area! In case you missed it, COLORADO just got a wee bit more populated! We left California super early (3am) to let the kids sleep a [...]

spring break 2019

spring break 2019

This week was a blast! We spent four days in a picturesque Airbnb tucked in the Sierras. Stunning, panoramic mountain views overlooked the pool. Our days were spent swimming, our nights stargazing from the hot tub. When the jet bubbles turned on, my mom exclaimed “We’re in soup! I’m a potato!” Dixie shouted at the [...]