in daily life

Keep up to date on our current life happenings.

Weekend in Tucson
     Checking out Tucson and a music festival

Parent's Getaway Weekend
     My mom and dad come down for a weekend

All Things Fall
     Husker games and back to hiking

Fall Decor
     September=time for all things fall

Neighborhood Pool Party
     All the neighbors came over for an end of summer bash

Girls' Week
     Jadyn, Atlee, and my mom come for a visit!

The Vacation Continues
     A trip to Nebraska after our road trip

Southeast Road Trip: Day 9
     World of Coca-Cola in Atlanta

Southeast Road Trip: Day 8
     Biltmore Estate, Vanderbilt Mansion, and Gaitlinburg, TN

Southeast Road Trip: Day 7
     Myrtle Beach and Wilmington, NC

Southeast Road Trip: Day 6
     Tybee Island and Hilton Head Island

Southeast Road Trip: Day 5
     Savannah, GA

Southeast Road Trip: Day 4
     Key West on the 4th

Southeast Road Trip: Day 3
     National Parks in Florida

Southeast Road Trip: Day 2
     Oak Alley Plantation to Alabama

Southeast Road Trip: Day 1
     Memphis to New Orleans

A Hike Out of the Heat
     Devil's Bridge in Sedona

Working on the Surface of the Sun
     Work and play during the summer

Mowing and Matrimony
     Trip to Nebraska for work and a wedding

San Diego and Friends
     Annual trip, this time with friends

Vegas Pt. 3
     Riding The Linq and more shopping

Vegas Pt. 2
     Bellagio Gardens and Celine Dion

Vegas Pt. 1
     Eiffel Tower, walking the sights, and gambling

Peach Festival and More Summer Fun
     Schepf Farms with our neighbors

Weekend (pre) Summer Fun
     Parties and shopping with friends

Graduation and Mother's Day
     Andrew graduates from college and a trip to see my mom for Mother's Day

A Visit From the Murrays
     Patrick & Angela came to visit!!

Stained Glass Class
     Matt and I learn a new trade

Birthday Parties and a Bed
     Two birthdays in one day, and a Tuft & Needle bed

Impromptu Family Photo Shoot
     At the lake

Surprise Visit Home
     Celebrating my mom's 50th birthday

Hosting Easter
     Easter Sunday

Spring Training and BBQ
     Rockies with Tommy, citrus juicing, and BBQ Festival

Spring is Springing
     Spring decorations and TOMS warehouse sale

Ginger's Birthday Bash
     Celebrating a 50th birthday

Nolan Visits: Farmhouse Table
     Building a farmhouse table and washer/dryer pedestal

Nolan Visits: Last Weekend
     Skiing, more golfing and the Super Bowl

Nolan Visits: Pro-Am
     Wednesday at the golf tournament with celebrities and a concert

Nolan Visits: Barrett-Jackson
     Sunday at the car show

Nolan Visits: Monster Jam
     Great vacation, first stop: Monster Jam

Celebrating my Birthday
     My mom and grandpa came down to celebrate a weekend in the gorgeous weather

All About Matt
     Our new Traeger and decorating Matt's new office

The College Football National Championship
     Downtown Phoenix to celebrate

New Year's and Back to Reality
     New Years in Omaha and GCU basketball

In Memory of Grandma Gene
     My Words of Remembrance

Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
     Special time with family

Christmas in Colorado
     Celebrating with Matt's family, then Golden, zoo lights, Estes, and the Lakers

Nolan's Graduation
     Nolan is done at UNK!

Christmas Card 2015
     Happenings of 2015

Christmas Continues
     Enjoying the lights and luminaries

Christmas Party and More Celebrating
     Our first Christmas party

Christmas Decor
     Our Christmas decorations of 2015

The Holiday Season Begins!
     Thanksgiving and the preparations of Christmas

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year
     Preparing for the holiday season, and enjoying the great weather

Biplanes and Boats
     Welcoming November and it's gorgeous weather

     Sports and candy!

Month of Projects
     Crafts and more projects

New Project and a Husker Game
     A refinished TV stand and back to Lincoln for game day

Happy Fall
     Fall decorating and Sept 11 tribute

Labor Day
     Driving the Apache Trail

Surprise Adventure Day
     Matt planned a day up north

Tucson Conference
     Autism conference and relaxing in Tucson

A Visit from the College Girls
     Jadyn and & Sheridan's week of firsts

Murray Wedding
     Patrick and Angela's wedding

Vacation Time
     Our summer vacation to Nebraska

Friday Favorites
     Some of my summer favorites

Summer Lovin'
     Finished patio, quick visit, and our first pool party

Summer Has Arrived
     Working on our backyard

Memorial Day
     My 100th post with a visit to La Jolla

Jadyn's Graduation
     A luau in a tornado

A Vegas Break
     I tagged along for Matt's work conference

A Weekend of Triathlons
     Two triathlons for us!

Good Weather, Good Fun
     Backyard project and watching prom from afar

Easter in Colorado
     Meeting my family for Easter to trade cars

Atlee Gets Confirmed
     A quick trip home to celebrate Atlee's confirmation

Joel and Jess Visit
     Spring break for some of our friends

     An outing in the desert

Mariah's Wedding
     A trip back to Nebraska during the coldest month

I am back!
     Update from the last month

Phoenix Hosts the World
     Super Bowl and Phoenix Open

Vegas Weekend
     Celebrating my birthday in Sin City

Our Life Lately
     Catch up on the first part of our year

Christmas Review
     A weekend and Denver and a week of #HighFamChristmas

Christmas Card 2014
     Recap of a magical year

Filled with Christmas Cheer
     Christmas decorating 2014

A Time for Thankfulness
     Hosting Thanksgiving

Wedding Time
     Dalton and Rachel's wedding

Pool and a Tailgate
     Enjoying some fall things-fire, football and the pool

     What we do now that we own a home

Halloween Decor
     Our first official trick-or-treaters

Moving Weekend
     Our move to our first house!

     We have been hiding something...

A Wedding and Harvest
     Matt and I take a trip back home

Balloon Fiesta
     Our weekend in Albuquerque

Storm Round Two
     Storm during the home and garden show

The Hundred Year Flood
     Rain hit the valley HARD

Surprise Weekend Home
     One more trip home and volleyball galore

First Fridays
     Phoenix downtown art walk

Labor Day Weekend
     Our trip to Flagstaff

Enjoying the Wait
     Waiting to start work, Cardinals game

Andrew Visits
     Matt's brother comes for a visit

School Days
     My Classroom Economy

Weekly Reminisce
     Board games, golfing, wine, and studying

Whirlwind Weekend
     Denver to the lake and back to Denver in ~27 hours

Pacific Northwest Vakay Day Nine
     Grand Tetons, Bryce Canyon and the highlights of our trip

Pacific Northwest Vakay Day Eight
     Yellowstone National Park and more camping

Pacific Northwest Vakay Day Seven
    More Glacier

Pacific Northwest Vakay Day Six
     Glacier National Park and camping

Pacific Northwest Vakay Day Five
     Sea to Sky and Squamish

Pacific Northwest Vakay Day Four
     A day of cities-Seattle and Vancouver

Pacific Northwest Vakay Day Three
     Mt. Rainier

Pacific Northwest Vakay Day Two
     Crater Lake and the cutest hotel

Pacific Northwest Vakay Day One
     Napa Valley, Fourth of July

Home Sweet Home
     My trip home!

Celebrate Good Times
     Enjoying all the good things in our life

A week of strawberries
     Doughnuts, volunteering and our life revolving around strawberries

Getaway weekend
     Memorial Day weekend in San Diego

As we go on, we remember
     Graduation weekend-Master of Occupational Therapy

     A look at the last six years on this graduation weekend

A Friendly Visit
     Andy & Jess come to visit!

The Best Surprise
     The best Easter weekend surprise

A Weekend of Driving
     Tesla test drive and a drive in the convertible

Halfway Done
     Level I Fieldwork done

March Madness
     Tom's Thumb and Lady A

     My family came to visit!

Lunch with a view
     Lunch on top of South Mountain

Mountains, Mountains and more Mountains
     Gold Canyon and Mesa Riverview Park

Six weeks in paradise
     Valentine's Day, Husker classic and hiking Camelback

Matching bikes and free food
     A switch to mountain biking

North and South Mountains
     Continuing our mountain hiking through the valley

home sweet apartment
     A look at our new place

It's been a while
     Update on our lives since our move to Phoenix

I've a feeling we're not in Kansas anymore
     Our move to Phoenix

Celebrate the Magic
     Christmas at Disney

Holiday Happiness
     Our ice skating adventure

     Research projects

Ode to Jade
     State volleyball

Week Happenings 11/9/13

Rock chalk Jayhawk
     Time for a little basketball

One last fall break
     Our adventures in Phoenix!

     Why I decided to write this blog in the first place.