Tag: family

Experiencing a Loss | Miscarriage Part 2

Experiencing a Loss | Miscarriage Part 2

Being Prepared Every month following the event I talked about in my last post, I couldn’t help but continue to wonder what had happened. Nonetheless, we kept trying and I kept waiting for the day that I discovered I was pregnant. I kept praying to God about everything that had happened and I kept moving …

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Year in Review: 2017

Year in Review: 2017

It’s December 31st, 2017, and here I am recounting the memories of this past year. Had I wrote this a couple weeks ago, the tone would be much different. The past two weeks has stretched our little family. So I will work backwards in events, to end on a cheerier note. Surrounding the Christmas season, …

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Apple Picking | Hood River Valley

Apple Picking | Hood River Valley

In October, I was craving a family day at a local apple orchard. We ended up going to Kiyokawa Family Orchards. Being near Hood River Valley, there are so many orchards to choose from. Depending on what time of year, there is almost always something for you to go do at a local farm. Let’s …

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Great Grandma

Great Grandma

Mr. Elijah Powell had the wonderful privilege of meeting Great Grandma over the weekend as well as several other family members. He has never meet almost all of Brent’s and my extended family. It is such a joy to show him off to everyone. Great grandma meeting was however my favorite. My almost 96 year …

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They all said it would happen.

They all said it would happen.

Even before Elijah was born, I was constantly getting comments from people about how fast babies grow. I was told over and over again that it happens too fast and before you know it, they will be months old and then leaving the house. I knew it was true, but why do people have to …

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Our Little Niece

Our Little Niece

Just a quick video of our adorable niece. Nashville was a blast and we couldn’t get enough of this little one.

During the Holidays

During the Holidays

There is nothing better during the holidays than seeing family! As it is always a joy throughout the year, around the holidays it is extra special. It is the time of year that you realize just how important and wonderful family is in your life. As the holidays rolled in for Brent and I, we were …

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Lewis and Clark Caverns

Lewis and Clark Caverns

It is always neat to go down into caves to see a different and unique view of God’s creation. We enjoyed hanging around the visitors center before we were able to head out on the tour. Krista and I wondered around for a few minutes and took a few pictures. It was starting to get …

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Runnin’ Thoughts

Runnin’ Thoughts

With my next half marathon less than two weeks away, I am off the wall excited. I will be running solo. No one else has registered to run the race purposely because I am running it, nor did I register because someone else is running it. I do know others that are running, but this …

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Time with the Cuz

Time with the Cuz

I was lucky enough to have my cousin Jenni come and visit. She arrived on Thursday and was able to stay till today. I have not seen my cousin since Brent’s and my wedding. We had a great time reminiscing, catching up on each others lives, and just having an all out good time. Not …

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