Postcards or Snapshots

When it comes to children, we live in an area of boundless opportunities. Our town is in a suburban/rural area about equidistance from Detroit, Flint, Ann Arbor and Lansing (each city providing opportunities), yet we are surrounded by farms, state parks and large universities. Not to mention that fact that Michigan touchesRead More →

{this moment} – A Friday ritual began by Amanda at Soule Mama. A single photo – no words – capturing a moment from the week. A simple, special, extraordinary moment. A moment you want to pause, savor and remember. Have a lovely weekend ~ Kimara and MichelleRead More →

What could be more wonderful than a cider mill in the fall? How’s about going to the cider mill with all 4 of my grandbabies! We had a wonderful day, although if I were splitting hairs, it could have been a tad bit cooler. Bug, Fairy and Pixie are enjoying theirRead More →

Got a most exciting phone call last night. Meghan and the Little Lady are coming in for a visit. Daddy, fondly called Drew Drew Bums by me 🙂 is going out-of-town, so the girls decided to fly in for a visit. YAY! They will be here through Saturday, so ifRead More →

We are back and mostly ready to roll up the old shirt sleeves and get to work. Give us a few days to reacclimate, as it were, and we’ll be good to go. In the meantime… here’s the Little Lady. (We just figured it out… she is 9 months old, I’veRead More →

Thirty-two years ago today, I gave birth to my first born and best girlfriend! She taught me the meaning of unconditional love and how to be a mommy. Love you Little Miss! HAPPY BIRTHDAY, MICHELLE!  {photos of Michelle at 3 years old and 17 :: seems like yesterday}Read More →