a baptism in the swimming pool.

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playing a big game of catch up with my blog right now, and wanted to share this special update from a few months back! our handsome mister samson turned eight years old at the end of may and chose to be baptized.  samson was so excited for his baptism in the months leading up to his birthday and we were trying to figure out how best to make it happen for him when our church buildings (the more usual or common place where baptisms take place) are currently closed due to the pandemic....

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an arizona sunset.

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hi! how are you? how have you and your loved ones been doing the last few months?

i didn’t intend to be away from my blog space for as long as it’s been, and i thank you for your patience as a few weeks away turned into a few months. it all feels like the blink of an eye but also 500 million years of time, right?...

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the triple bunk bedroom!

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well, we bought and set up this triple bunk for the big kids back in july of last year (and somehow that feels like seven years ago this week?!). but all that time aside, i finally snagged some photos of the triple bunk and eleanor, samson and conrad’s updated room to share!

ABOUT THE ROOM:

it was never intentional, but somehow the space theme slowly took over the room over the last few years (probably has something to do with all three of them being very into outerspace and something they mutually like together)....

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family screams, and life updates right now…

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i’m not sure who started it, but as we ended dinner together last night around our dining room table, we took turns screaming at the top of our lungs and screaming together. “AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!” we vocalized,  some clenching fists and others closing their eyes as we roared together. again, and again. “AHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHHH!” it felt so good. (and i highly recommend it.)

how are you doing?...

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croissant making day! (+ a recipe for you!)

i have the most delicious croissant recipe for you today, plus lots of photos (and a video on my instagram!) from a croissant making class our family recently took at mille-feuille bakery! plus a discount for you to take the class yourself.

you might remember when eleanor and i took a macaron making class together at the same bakery a few years ago after our girls trip to paris where she fell hard for her raspberry macaron....

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