Category Archives: family

Belonging

Back at the start of April, my Aunt Debby flew to Phoenix with her mom and three sisters to visit a cousin of theirs. She invited us to come spend an afternoon at the hotel pool with her and her … Continue reading

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Shamrock Birthday

Last Thursday was my 33rd birthday. I felt known, loved, and treasured. (I also fell apart by the end of the day, but birthdays are a weird mix of emotions like that for me.) Stephen got up early and brought me … Continue reading

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Love x 5

{My friend Jen Barnes took these family photos for us in Verrado. Jen is a talented photographer, and I’m happy she did such a beautiful job for us!} Our family of five.Our three treasures.My love. My baby girl. Brynn and … Continue reading

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Escape the Room–Indiana Jones Style

My Indiana boy turns 35 this summer, so I surprised him with an early celebration over Christmas while David & Tammy were in town. So fun! I planned an adventure game for us and eight of our friends at Escape … Continue reading

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Family & Friends for Christmas

After all the busyness of Christmas preparation, we celebrated a relaxing and quiet Christmas Eve with David and Tammy visiting from Colorado. They flew in late on the night before Christmas Eve—while Mom and Dad Moody were still in town—and Brynn … Continue reading

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Christmas Collages

Mom and Dad Moody came for five days before Christmas! We introduced them to the meaty deliciousness that is Miracle Mile Delicatessen and then drove up to a lookout on South Mountain. The road to the summit was closed due to storm … Continue reading

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Remembering Grandma Myers

On November 1st, Stephen’s Grandma Mildred Myers went home to be with Jesus. She was 95 years old. Stephen flew home to be with his family, support his mom, and attend Grandma’s funeral. He also got to be Uncle Stephen … Continue reading

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Thoughtfulness

The other day I received a package from my cousin, Laura. It was one of the most thoughtful gifts I’ve ever been given. Laura and I were pregnant at the same time and would text back and forth—commiserating over pregnancy … Continue reading

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Baby Snuggles

For the third summer in a row my family was able to come visit us. But this time there was a newborn to cuddle. Little Brynn Kathryn got passed from aunt to aunt to grandparent all week. She even sported … Continue reading

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Nesting

Brynn’s first week is a special memory—even now. Because my gracious in-laws gave up a week to take care of us, I was able to snuggle with our newest cuddle bug as much as I wanted. Mom and Dad Moody … Continue reading

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