• Travel

    Summer Vacation in Colorado | Part 2

    With fingers crossed that the rain would hold off, we got up, had breakfast, and made the drive up Pike’s Peak. But not before making the boys take pictures in their matching shirts. I can’t help myself.

  • Travel

    Summer Vacation in Colorado | Part 1

    Last week we headed out west to the beautiful mountains of Colorado. To make the most of our time we decided to fly from Kansas City which put us in Denver in a little over an hour vs. a 10 hour car ride. To quote Sweet Brown, ain’t nobody got time for that.

  • Bucket Lists

    Summer Bucket List {2017}

    It’s the first day of June and I’m determined to make this summer one of our best ones yet. One of my personal goals for this Summer is to really let go of control and focus on just having fun which can be hard for my type-A self. Want to play in the rain? Sure. Wear your favorite shirt 3 days in a row? Why not? I created this Spring Bucket List back in March but we didn’t get to much of it so I’m adding some of the things to our summer list. //Try as many flavors of shaved ice as possible// Because why not. A new place opened up in…

  • Life

    MO State Fair

    I’m determined to recap the rest of our Summer before Fall is fully underway. A few weekends ago we did the quintessential Summer thing and went to our state fair with my mother and brother in law, and niece. We hadn’t been in several years and not much had changed except this time I was wise enough to steer clear of the corn dogs. Instead we settled on snow cones for the kids, “adult” snow cones for the grown ups, and lots of rides and memories. When your fake tattoo apparently hurts like a real tattoo 🙂 Of all the rides the Merry-Go-Round was his favorite. Neither Jack or daddy…

  • Bucket Lists

    Summer Bucket List {Review}

    Now that Summer is officially over it’s time to see how we did with our Summer Bucket List. 1. Watch a movie in the park RAINED OUT. TWICE. 2. Go berry picking DONE You can read about our trip here. Next year I hope we can go earlier in the season before most of the strawberries are already picked. 3. Finish the upper and lower patios Ha! But we did re-do the guest bathroom on the main floor as well as the playroom. This item will be moving to our Fall Bucket list when the temperatures have cooled down. 4. Play in the rain NOPE Not sure why we didn’t get…