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Hope Floats

In recent years, I’ve begun to think of autumn as “berry season.” So many of the bushes and trees that we pass on our walks come to life in September with bundles of the most gorgeous, juicy berries in all colors. I took this set of photographs on one of our early morning walks a…

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portraits 03 // roman + marina

“Because children have abounding vitality, because they are in spirit fierce and free, therefore they want things repeated and unchanged. They always say, “Do it again”; and the grown-up person does it again until he is nearly dead. For grown-up people are not strong enough to exult in monotony. But perhaps God is strong enough…

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Homemaking: The Bedroom

As I mentioned here, one of my goals for 2014 is simplicity + organization. I am slowly making my way through each room in the house — getting rid of what we don’t need/use, organizing the necessities, and making things pretty. Over the weekend, I did some work in our bedroom. I cleaned the nightstands…

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Today is wild and it is yours.

“She said she usually cried at least once each day not because she was sad, but because the world was so beautiful & life was so short.” — Brian Andreas Remember my Road Trip/Wanderlust post from August? Well, it’s happening! We are headed off on our first official family vacation and my first-ever “real” road…