Tag Archives: Holidays

How Easter looked.

// I  mean, maybe it’s just me, but I find the many yards of bunting I have on hand to be one of my more practical possessions. You never know when you will need to whip it out and construct … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

Merry Christmas y’all! After all your advice and input about our Christmas cards, we sent out these a little while back. We did one of those update letters (or the “humble brag” according to James) on the back, superimposed over … Continue reading

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It sounds like Christmas.

This weekend sounded a lot like Christmas. James and I do Christmas shopping very differently. I start months in advance, searching and planning and shopping, so that by the time Christmas comes around, I only have a little left to … Continue reading

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Making new, celebrating old.

“You know, humans are weird. I’m here, in a city, carrying a tree from outside, so I can take it inside. All because 2000 years ago, God was born. And the weirdest part of that is totally not me or … Continue reading

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This Thanksgiving.

This Thanksgiving, we had 10 adults and 2 children in our apartment with no dishwasher and only one toilet, which is constantly in danger of breaking down. This Thanksgiving, my mom and I pregammed by hitting outlet malls early and … Continue reading

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Out-takes: Christmas card edition

“James, we need to get some pictures for our Christmas card.” “Aggggg — are we going to be those people who send cards every year?” “Obviously, yes.” “Can’t we just use another wedding photo? We have so many.” “Absolutely not. … Continue reading

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Why can’t we just wear costumes all the time?

I am about to get on a plan and head to Denver for the weekend to photograph a wedding and see some of my favorite people. As I was leaving DC this morning, I was more than a little sad … Continue reading

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This is how we Fourth.

I hope you had a wonderful time celebrating the Fourth yesterday with your friends and family, and yes, I made Fourth a verb in today’s title. My blog, my rules. Today is the blissfully lazy Fifth of July, or Eat … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday America!

We had been hiking for a couple hours when we came to the top of the mountain and saw a flag, tangled and falling down. James took it down and untangled it before righting it again.    He will most … Continue reading

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Easter Monkey Bread

Happy Easter y’all. If you missed an Easter service yesterday morning, I’m sorry — I wish you could have all come to the one at our church because it was awesome. I might have been tempted to do a little … Continue reading

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