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Middle school or bust.

You may have heard…my Noah finished out his elementary school years and is on to middle school in the fall. I’m so proud of all he accomplished and the goals he’s reached. This afternoon, he couldn’t hold back the tears when leaving the staff and his teachers. It broke my heart at how much he […]

June 16, 2017

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Our Disney Vacation 2017

Last summer, we planned a Disney World vacation to Fort Wilderness Resort. You have to book fairly far in advance there! Little did we know we’d have a larger RV to haul down to Florida. When we traded up our smaller trailer for more room, we decided we’d treat our sister, niece and nephew to […]

May 3, 2017

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Trailer life. Camp Matthews got an upgrade!

Last spring we made our first RV purchase. It was a Keystone Springdale Mini and we thought it would meet our needs while we figured out if the whole “camping” gig was for us. I hadn’t camped in probably 15+ years and I wasn’t sure if I would truly enjoy it. But, we like to travel […]

April 17, 2017

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Dogs: Our advice in caring for your four-legged companions.

Our family is obviously a crazy dog family. If you follow my personal Instagram, you know that some (okay, maybe a lot) of my photos are of our dogs. They’re such a special part of our family and the most willing participants in our silly shenanigans! And while we never claim to know it all, Tim and I do find […]

March 13, 2017

dogs, personal

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Our boy is 11. Noah’s portraits.

Our boy is eleven. He’s on the verge of middle school and becoming a young man so quickly we just can’t keep up! He may drive us nuts sometimes, but he’s the most compassionate and intelligent kid I know. We receive compliments on his manners and his people skills all the time and for that and so […]

March 10, 2017

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