December 5

If I were to make a Venn diagram of my kids and the choices they made without asking me this morning, the circles would overlap for Ian and Clara reading books and for Clara and Simon eating cookies for breakfast. And I think all of that is nothing but winning: Ian, Clara, Simon? Win! Win! […]

December 4

We love to watch The Great British Baking Show, especially this time of year. Today we tried a technical bake challenge (recipe and directions for marbling the frosting here). I mean, it’s baking with kids, so of course there were tense moments and lots of mess. And Clara came in third; there were tears. But overall […]

December 3

I call this one What It’s Like to Have a Brother. Snow shoveling photoshoot inspired today by Rebecca. 

December 1

Confession: I made Jason hang up the stockings in the middle of our game (Pictionary played like Charades instead of drawing the clues on paper) so that I could have a properly Christmasy backdrop for my DPP shot. Confession #2: I really don’t like any of the pics I took today because I don’t like […]

Easter Eggs

We had a fun afternoon on Monday at Grandpa and Grandma Morehead’s: dyeing Easter eggs, making a volcano, dog piling, playing baseball, being a ninja, and playing pick up sticks. As you do.

Places We Go: Sandhill Crane Migration

I lived in Kearney for four years, but it wasn’t until just a few years ago that I discovered the wonder of the Sandhill Crane migration. Every year from late February/early March through early April 500,000 Sandhill Cranes stop along the central Platte River to build up their fat reserves before heading farther north. I […]

Happy the Birthday!

This is what 8 and 6 look like.

December 25

Snuggles with Papa are the best. What a joy it is to celebrate the birth of our Savior. Merry Christmas, dear ones. DPP pics from past years (2006-11 lost to the ether), 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

December 23

We celebrated Christmas with the Moreheads today, which, of course, included making gingerbread houses with Grandma. DPP pics from past years (2006-11 lost to the ether), 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016

December 20

It’s hard to believe we are already three months out from my mom’s pacemaker surgery. Dr. Anderson is our favorite cardiac electrophysiologist in the world. We are immeasurably grateful for him and all the good care she received at UNMC. DPP pics from past years (2006-11 lost to the ether), 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016