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A Day in the Life- February 2019

A Day in the Life- February 2019

Now that we’ve been in Alice for a little over 6 months, we’ve settled in and made our house home!! Here’s a little peek at a day in our life Down Under. Our days begin with the alarm clock waking Jon for work. I get […]

Looking Forward to 2019

Looking Forward to 2019

What a year 2018 was- we honestly never stopped to catch our breath, phew!  We were busy doing BIG things all year and feel so blessed by all that has happened in our family.  We are looking forward to more adventure and some down time […]

Tom and Linda’s Visit- Alice Springs, NT, Australia

Tom and Linda’s Visit- Alice Springs, NT, Australia

We were thrilled to host Jon’s parents as our very first visitors to Alice Springs!  They spent a few days with us, exploring the Red Centre, before we all headed to Sydney together.  You can read more about our time at Bondi Beach here. The […]

Merry Christmas 2018

Merry Christmas 2018

This Christmas season has been special in so many ways.  Experiencing the holidays through Emmylou’s eyes has brought us so much joy.  She loves and appreciates the most simple things and reminds us of the reason for the season- celebrating God’s greatest gifts.  We have […]

Christmas Card Photos 2018- Alice Springs, NT, Australia

Christmas Card Photos 2018- Alice Springs, NT, Australia

Oh. My. Word! These pictures captured by the sweet, Hannah Millerick are so beautiful. We wanted to take a few family photos for our Christmas card and also capture this sweet time with Emmylou. She’s now 6 months old, sitting up and eagerly exploring her […]

Life Lately- September 2018

Life Lately- September 2018

I figured a little update of what’s going on in our corner of the world is due. Although we’ve had lots of great adventures, we’ve also settled into a routine. We’ve been in Alice for almost 2 months, so here’s a look at our life […]

Tin Can Hill Anniversary Picnic- Alice Springs, NT, Australia

Tin Can Hill Anniversary Picnic- Alice Springs, NT, Australia

For our 3rd anniversary, we chose to keep it simple.  Since Emmylou was born, we have been going non-stop (moving, visiting Sydney, new job, new home); a simple picnic at sunset seemed just right!  So on 8/8, we packed up the baby, dog and some […]

A Holiday Weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia

A Holiday Weekend in Charlottesville, Virginia

Over MLK weekend, we had a family gathering in one of our favorite places, Charlottesville, Virginia. Family from Michigan, Chicago and Denver all traveled in for a belated holiday weekend (complete with Christmas presents). We stayed in a house/cabin in Wintergreen Resort and toured the […]

Goodbye 2016!

Goodbye 2016!

This year Penny has blessed our family with so many new adventures.  Experiencing a year through the nose of a hound dog is magical, wonderful and inspiring (and let’s be honest, a bit exhausting)!  Taking your dog out day after day may seem burdensome to […]

Christmas Card 2016- Herndon, Virginia

Christmas Card 2016- Herndon, Virginia

Both Jon and I are serious lovers of the Christmas season and Christmas cards are one tradition we look forward to sharing with our loved ones each year.  Although this post is less about a life-enriching experience on the trail, we figured our friends and […]