Under the Sea: A Drought-Friendly Water Party

Under the Sea: A Drought-Friendly Water Party

We took Jenna to Disneyland the year she turned two, and she was obsessed with the Little Mermaid ride, and especially the room where they sing “Under the Sea.”  That, coupled with a newfound love of the water, led us to plan a birthday loosely based on the frivolity and fun to be had under… Continue Reading

Medical Emergency Abroad with Kids

Medical Emergency Abroad with Kids

We recently took the kids to Japan to visit their uncle and aunt who were stationed over there with the Navy.  In addition to many other souvenirs and memories, we also came home with our first international hospital experience and a brand new scar for our 13 month old. Ultimately, our son was treated successfully,… Continue Reading

In a word

In a word

I was recently asked to describe myself in as simple terms as possible, namely one word.  It was a table discussion topic at a Christian moms group, and the instructions encouraged us to avoid more obvious words such as labels or titles and to think of ourselves in our most basic sense. This proved difficult… Continue Reading


Anne, along with her husband and growing family, live in suburban America. Follow us on our adventures both at home and away!

Simply put, we are a family trying our best to defy the odds and make the most of these crazy blessings called marriage, family, and life.

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