weekend at camp

weekend at camp

This past weekend we got to spend the day at one of our favorite places, Maranatha, which is the camp I grew up going to (not just for summer…actually I didn’t go for summer that much because I was a homesick child, but rather with my family and my church).  It is the camp I … more

things i’m loving lately {april 2016}

(hobbit house at our local botanical gardens) Getting Out of my Cooking Rut Perhaps it was because of the craziness of the month of March and into April (see previous post), but I have been in a major food/cooking rut recently.  We had been eating the same things for dinner and I hadn’t done any … more

recent chaos

recent chaos

1) I had a story published in Hypertrophic Literary which is a really awesome a beautiful magazine.  The story is probably my favorite thing I have written to date.  You can buy a copy on Amazon, or you can get a digital copy here if you’re interested. 2) Our house is officially on the market. … more

chicken ramen stir fry

chicken ramen stir fry

The past two weeks around here have felt like utter chaos.  Gerrit was on travel for work, then we went to Nashville, then Evelyn and I went to Florida with my mom to visit some family.  Pair that with some big life change conversations (like the possibility of moving to a different part of town) … more

nashville weekend

nashville weekend

Gerrit and I spent this past weekend in Nashville having a great time and (as usual when we travel) eating too much food.  The entire weekend was a bit of an early birthday surprise for Gerrit (he knew we were going somewhere, but not where), mostly because we wanted to take some kind of weekend … more