closeup of black advent activity cards arranged on a wooden board - advent calendar design

I’m relatively new to the Christmas advent calendar scene. This is maybe the 3rd or 4th year I’ve done one. The first year I started little boxes that each held a small candy. The boxes were cute, but I wasn’t a fan of the candy thing. Last year my best friend and I were talking…Continue Reading “Modern Black and White Advent Calendar – Free Printable!”

November 1, 2018

The Mystery Pumpkin

Categories Adventures, My Life, Family

In late October we visited Schaake’s Pumpkin Patch near Lawrence, KS. I love their selection of pumpkins, which includes many unique colors and patterns. It has been our favorite for a number of years now. This year we invited Steven’s parents to join us for the traditional patch perusal and pumpkin picking.  We tromped among the…Continue Reading “The Mystery Pumpkin”

November 9, 2017

Holiday Mini-Sessions 2017

Categories My Life

Here is everything you need to know about our 2017 Holiday Mini-Sessions! I am offering Christmas themed mini sessions November 18th, with appointments available all day. All  sessions will take place outside my home in south Leavenworth, with a styled background and sitting area. These sessions feature a modern + rustic theme with fun props…Continue Reading “Holiday Mini-Sessions 2017”