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Still my favorite smile

Nearly all his friends had been losing teeth for months, but no amount of wishful thinking was going to make his wiggle — much less fall out. At one point, he even had the whole tooth-losing scene pegged as an income source. Someone at school mentioned getting $5 for a tooth and Colt started to […]

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Pumpkins and Pioneering | Halloween 2014

I’m not sure what happened, but we didn’t make it to a legitimate pumpkin patch this year. Instead, Colt pondered and pointed from the safety of the sidewalk while I scaled the less-than-structurally-sound tower of pallets outside Walmart, gingerly stepping around the perfectly acceptable pumpkins on the first, second, and third tiers in search of […]

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The Boys of Fall

So it isn’t actually fall yet, but the weather in Fayetteville today was certainly trying to convince us otherwise. And even though the Razorbacks are playing on the road this weekend, we still got plenty of football action on this beautiful, crisp “fall” Saturday. First game for the Cowboys! All the teams are sponsored through […]

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He was here

I read an article recently about a mom who captured an entire collection of photos of her kids – without her kids actually being in the images. I remember thinking it was a cute idea, and I probably even pinned it to a Pinterest board. And then I remembered taking this.

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Silver Dollar City | A Weekend Adventure

At some point mid-August, my friend Eileen and I realized neither of our families had plans for Labor Day Weekend. And we’ve been talking about taking the kids on an overnight playdate for months. So it came together — as the best plans do — just that easily. Silver Dollar City. Labor Day Weekend. Done. […]

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