Let’s Get Casual + September Recap

Um, ok so we’re already halfway through October but I couldn’t skip out on my September recap!! Joey started preschool the week after Labor Day, and it was just such an exciting time. She looooves school. The day before school I gave her a special water bottle with her name on it that I had made her and she loved it because she loves everything purple, everything unicorn and everything sparkly. // When she grows up she wants to be a playground teacher so she can teach other kids how to play — she’s the best! // Andy caught this… Read More

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Cabin Kitchen Update — With Video!

Hey friends! The other day we gave you a little behind-the-scenes of our recent family/work vacation to our cabin in Northern Michigan and briefly mentioned some of the projects we were able to get done. Actually, we were able to do more than I expected considering we had the kids with us. They aren’t usually known for their patience when we have things to do! We’re still plugging away at the kitchen and it’s getting closer and closer to finished, yay! Ok, I won’t get too excited because there are still some BIG jobs left to do. I try not… Read More

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Fall in Northern Michigan

Last week we took a family trip up to our cabin just outside of Traverse City in northern Michigan. It’s the most perfect place to be in the fall, and despite the less-than-perfect weather (50s! Rain! We had to go out and buy jackets!), we had so much fun … We even managed to finish some big projects, too! Here are a few snaps from our trip. The whole family went on the trip! It really is a magical place. I snapped this photo of the swan from the upstairs bedroom window on our first morning there. And yes, that’s… Read More

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