This weekend, we had the pleasure of having our friends from out of town visit us for the holidays! It was the first time we’ve been able to host them together in our home (since they were married just earlier this year,)and they were the sweetest guests! They played with the children, helped prepare for… Read More


There are very few things as exciting to a missionary kid as receiving a package from friends and family in the States. No matter how big or how small…When my girls learn that the delivery man has dropped off a box for them… instant wiggles, giggles, and squeals of delight ensue. But Christmas packages? Receiving… Read More


It’s amazing how fast we go from celebrating Thanksgiving to celebrating Christmas! For some, it starts right after the Thanksgiving meal comes to an end. For others, it’s the first of December… For our family, it’s usually the day after Thanksgiving. But this year we decided to wait until after our Thanksgiving service at church… Read More


Let the holiday cooking begin! The holiday season is officially underway, and with the holidays, comes the food! That means most of my days are now being spent preparing to cook food, cooking food, or eating food. It’s pretty simple really! haha! Most people don’t realize how much work goes into preparing a holiday meal… Read More


Today was an absolute crazy day, and I mean that in a great way! Not everything went according to plan, but I am sure I will remember this Thanksgiving for many years to come for soo many different reasons :)! Right now…I am thankful beyond words! As our China family left this evening, I couldn’t… Read More