The girls and I had our pictures taken by Nelli from Sudbrock Portraits in La Grande.  My intention with the pictures was to give them as Valentine’s gifts to our family, but I did’t get ... Read More
Most people who live around here know about Anthony Lakes Ski Area.  It is the local ski area, and it is about 20 miles outside of North Powder, Oregon.  When I was in high school, I started skiing,... Read More
Since today was Sunday, it wasn’t technically a “snow day” meaning a reprieve from going to school, but it was a great day of snow and no planned activities for the girls and I.  I ... Read More
For Christmas, Harley and Reagan each made their gifts to the rest of our family.  Reagan made hand-blown glass ornaments, and Harley painted each of us a ceramic piece.  She made a vase for me, a j... Read More
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I really wish my girls and I wouldn’t have had to start over, but we have learned just exactly how strong the four of us are.  As individuals.  As sisters.  As daughters.  As a mother.  As ... Read More
I  actually really do love snow.  I love how quiet and peaceful it makes the world look, and how pretty it makes parts 0f our world that might not be so otherwise.  Last night it snowed.  I think ... Read More
I know I’ve said this probably a hundred times in the past few months, but I can not believe Emma is a JUNIOR in high school!  I just can’t seem to get past the fact that she will be 17 i... Read More
Daughters ever . . . Follow **At times you’ll find some affiliate links scattered within my post, which means I receive a small amount of compensation if you end up purchasing something I’... Read More