We’ll be honest, we checked out for summer and neglected the blog life. In our family, it’s a season of nights on the porch, riding bikes, and jumping into the lake as often as possible. We took full advantage of a relaxed schedule without… Continue Reading “Easing into Fall”
Parents, you know immediately at parent pickup if your kids have had indoor recess. They’re like rubber bands, wound up and ready to argue with all the siblings. Sadly, Mother Nature is more stubborn than our youngest daughter so we’ve taken to indoor options.
If you’re not originally from Western North Carolina like myself, you’ve probably had to correct the way you say “Appalachian” and “Nantahala“. I’m embarrassed to admit how long “Cherohala” was an epic tongue twister for me, but it now rolls off my tongue and… Continue Reading “Unusual Local Words”
I always say you can’t be sad when you’re holding a cupcake… I can now say the same is true of petting an alpaca. We took a break from our crazy schedule and visited Two Crows Farm in Murphy. My children fell in love… Continue Reading “Alpacas for Stress Relief”
You hear of those small towns where people have a connection with almost everyone. Murphy is one of those towns, nestled in the mountains of Western North Carolina. On our wedding day, we had friends and family from all over the Southeast and Midwest,… Continue Reading “The Journey Begins”