10 Years Ago Today, A Look Back

I honestly can’t believe that it’s been 10 years since Jon and I packed up our first little house and moved up north with our three little girls. It’s amazing all that we’ve been through over these last 10 years, including welcoming two new members into this family. Here’s a look back on some of our memories from the last 10 years (warning, there are a lot of them!)

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The holidays, parties, first days of school, family movie nights, playdates, ice and snow storms that knocked out our power for days, traveling (and living abroad for a little while) long walks through the neighborhood, playing in the yard, rocking babies in the middle of the night quiet, sending kids off to college, helping with homework, bedtime stories, picnics, our thankful tree, family dinners and bringing new babies in the house. Too many moments to list here. It’s all been exciting. My favorite memories are the everyday moments. We are in the middle of “the good old days” right now. Watching this family grow and change has been the greatest joy of my life.

Home is wherever I’m with you.

I can’t wait to see what the next 10 years brings!

Thankful For Sunday Dinners

We’re at a time in our lives where the kids are even busier then we are. Between after school activities, sports, work, drivers ed and hanging out with friends, my kids are always on the go. That’s why I’m so grateful for family dinners. Even though some nights there are only 5 of us (4 or 3 even) I make it a priority to sit down together every night at dinner. Jon has been traveling a lot lately so when he is home we treasure dinner time even more.

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Our thankful tree is growing!! It’s nice to see my girls appreciate even the small things in life and write them down. I hope they always know how blessed they are.

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