Tag Archive: tradition

Dec 25

Merry Christmas

Karen, the girls and I just wanted to wish everybody a Merry Christmas.  We hope you remember the reason for the season is not the gifts wanted, received, or given because we all have been given the ultimate gift and we celebrated Him today.

Nov 11

Trick-or-treat: Our Halloween Costumes


We had a really fun Halloween this year.  In years past I’ve tried to make all of our costumes (and when I say “I”… I really mean 20% me and 80% my Mom… she’s a sewing genius).  This year I took the easy way out a little bit, mostly buying costumes or using things we …

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Nov 02

Trick-or-treat: Our Halloween Costumes

Our Parrot

We kept our new tradition going even with my wife on “semi” bed rest and 8 months pregnant she with the help of her mother got our family Halloween costumes completed.  This year we went with a family pirate theme.  My wife Karen was a lovely mermaid with a wonderful treasure played by the newest member of our family who should be arriving …

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Oct 04

Free Printable Trick or Treat Banner


I have been enjoying the first few days of October, the weather getting cooler, seeing pumpkins and mums showing up on my neighbors front porches, watching our daughter M’s eyes light up as she sees the signs of Halloween. This year I have been looking for ways to decorate without spending much money.  I keep …

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Aug 06

5 Minute Vacation

Still River

Sometimes when it seems like things become just a little to much… then it is a good time to take a five minute vacation.  I like to look a photographs from our vacations and imagine I am right back there. My wife goes another route and gets out her Hawaii lotion the scent she only uses when we are in paradise and breathes …

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