Plenty of websites give direction when it comes to packing that cruise carry-on, or providing extra tips for things to bring along to make your trip easier, there are even websites focused on how to sneak booze on your cruise ship. But, when it comes to packing lists for kids, the resources are limited. ForContinue reading “Kids Cruise Packing”
Summer begins its slow fade into autumn, and our harvest reminds me of my abundance. My apple trees are heavy, peaches overwhelm every inch of counter space, and every meal I make. Fat heirloom tomatoes can be eaten at the peak of ripeness with only salt and pepper. And, my well-earned tan lines will beginContinue reading “The Autumn Metronome”
I look forward at a horizon punctuated by two golden heads pressed together digging in the sand, as once-tiny palms clutch a treasure, to be buried then washed out to sea. This moment, if I am fortunate, will become a treasure as well, clutched in the palm of my memory, brought forward on future days,Continue reading “Golden Rays of Parenthood”
This morning marked a “last” for me. Today was the last time I will ever drop my sons off at school together. They finish out their final week of school on Wednesday (our school years are painfully long here in Utah) and after school ends my oldest will unofficially be a teenager … headed intoContinue reading “Dining From the Kids Menu”
This in mind, it is decided! Rather than a gluttony of gifts and frenetic holiday parties, our family of four will depart the cold winters of Utah this December to set out on a 16 day adventure throughout the Mediterranean, by air, sea, and rail.