Avonlea Gray Carr

about her arrival | Our Avonlea girl is finally here with us!  She was born on June 29, 2017 at 11:55 p.m.  Nessie predicted weeks ago that she would be born on June 29.  When we got to the hospital, I let the doctors & nurses know they needed to get the show on the road because […]

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Girls’ Visit!

These two got to come for a visit during Mama’s spring break! We had a busy weekend seeing a bit of the city, & then driving down the coast. I was able to take off work on Monday so we could have a shopping day!  We got manicures & went shopping for an Easter Dress […]

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Hollenbeck Visit!

We’ve been so lucky to have some of our family come out & visit several times while we’ve lived in California, & even a few friends.  And now to add to that list…Caitlin & Cosbie got to come visit for a few days! Thanks to the Dark Days, I didn’t have any more time to […]

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Thanksgiving + A Baby!

How am I always, always playing catch up?  Maybe I’ll get better when I have more important things to post about more frequently.  Say, in July when we’ll need to share all the cute baby pictures! We were already excited about my parents coming out for Thanksgiving, & especially excited when we realized we would […]

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Carter Christmas in Cali

3 months later & I’m just reminiscing on our Christmas… We’re always excited for anyone in our family to come see us, but especially a) at Christmas! & b) people who have never been before.  We’ve been trying to get Ben & Rachel out here ever since we moved & finally were able to! 6 […]

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Hwy 1 + Yosemite

We saved the best for last in our week with the Ramsey girls!  Saturday we drove down the Pacific Coast Highway, & then Sunday-Monday took a little trip to Yosemite.  There was a lot of “Y’ALL!  I AM JUST TORE UP” & maybe even some tears over the big trees.  Have I mentioned that it’s really […]

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Ramseys Take California

This week we’ve gotten to have the Ramsey girls visit us!  I think we wear people out when they come to see us, because we want them to see everything, but they’ve coped very well with the busy itinerary. Thursday night we were having a bonfire on the beach with our life group, so it was […]

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