Category Archives: holidays

A Moody New Year’s

Happy 2016! We rang in the New Year, little-kid-style—and it was a very stressful New Year’s. Mommy and Daddy were irritable and the little guys were hyper. Don’t let these pictures deceive you—we were moody Moodys, and it was all we … 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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Christmasing

If your lives are anything like ours this month, you’ve been running from one errand, to the next event, to the next task without much time to catch your breath! A couple Sundays ago our little family sang Jesus, Joy … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving Weekend

Our Thanksgiving weekend was full of get-togethers and activities, so we reserved Thanksgiving Day for just us five at home. Wednesday night was the annual Pie and Praise at church. I took my signature sugar cream pie, and we remembered … Continue reading

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Hitting Some Phoenix Highlights

On Labor Day weekend Stephen was on-call for work, so we weren’t able to leave the Valley. That meant, we needed to find something indoors to do. We decided to visit the Arizona Science Center. The exhibits were meant for kids … Continue reading

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Mommy’s Day

My two little mailmen delivered cards to me this morning. Silas chose a Superman card for me (because, as you know, I love all things Superman). He drew a picture of me and a ninja climbing into a city. I’m … Continue reading

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Comings and Goings

After returning home from Portland, Stephen left on a business trip to Atlanta, Georgia for a few days. He was gone for 4 days and 3 nights, and we managed to stay alive in his absence. Go us! Of course … Continue reading

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A Prayer for St. Patrick’s Day

I recently came across St. Patrick’s prayer both through a music CD and a luncheon at a church we were visiting. It’s so beautiful that I wanted to post it here to celebrate St. Patrick’s day and to encourage my … Continue reading

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A Cowboy Valentine’s Trip

Tombstone, AZ was our destination for a day trip as we stepped back in time for some cowboy history on Valentine’s Day. Tombstone was impressive since so much detailed history is known and preserved. We walked along the boardwalk with … Continue reading

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