Category Archives: date nights

Treasuring

Our little girl turned two months old yesterday. Brynn has the sweetest (and quietest) personality. She has been giving lots of smiles and loves to stick her tongue out when she’s especially excited. Simple things like ceiling fans, the family room … Continue reading

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Escape to Portland

My man and I took a babymoon last month. Babymoon=honeymoon trip without kids before Baby is born (just in case you’re not familiar with the term). We visited Portland for the first time! We stayed downtown in the Hotel deLuxe, … Continue reading

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Valentine Hearts

Ever since we were given our first onesie for Baby Girl, Cooper has been noticing hearts and pointing them out to me. At first, hearts were just for Baby Sister since the onesie has a heart on it. With Valentine … Continue reading

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Birthday Weekend

Birthdays are a big deal to Silas. He’s been asking me, “How old am I today?” to see if he’s still three or if he’s gotten older overnight. We talked about my birthday this past weekend, so now he knows … Continue reading

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Colts Love

After months of waiting, Stephen (and I) finally made it to the Colts vs. Cardinals game! We had seats in row 19 near the fifty yard line. While we had great seats, the game didn’t live up to our expectations—to … Continue reading

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Formal Dinner

Every Tuesday Stephen heads downtown to the office of the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC). GPEC is one of GreenLoop’s clients, and Stephen is scheduled to manage their IT needs on a weekly basis, so he’s been able to get … Continue reading

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This Mystical Thing Called Marriage

Marriage is not what I expected. It’s better, richer, deeper, fuller. Marriage is common grace. Grace given to believers and unbelievers alike. Grace that allows each marriage—each union of man and wife—to portray Christ’s relationship to His Church. What wonder! … Continue reading

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Romantic Carefree Getaway

Carefree. Where we spent the night. Carefree. How we felt. We took our first ever overnight date since having kids. And we can’t wait to do it again! My friend, Rebekah, insisted that we should let her babysit the boys … Continue reading

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An Unexpected Happiness

Over the past two months, Stephen’s work load has significantly increased at GreenLoop IT Solutions. Working as a Sr. Field Engineer, Stephen travels all over the East Valley—Tempe, Mesa, Scottsdale, Queen Creek—and downtown Phoenix. He installs servers, manages networks, troubleshoots … Continue reading

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Love–15

It was a tennis date. Yes, Stephen and I do have a few moments of “alone-togetherness” in the middle of this precious, chaotic little-boy-world we live in. We have been gifted a monthly date night by our dear friends Ryan … Continue reading

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