Mom Heart

This weekend was the Mom Heart conference.It’s always a fun time … hanging out with CC moms, eating out, and sleeping in a hotel.I attended the conference 2 years ago.Last year, I just stayed the night.This year was their last year, so I decided to attend the conference again. It was horribly disappointing!Sally Clarkson is […]

SOS Outreach

We are blessed to be a part of this incredible program.SOS is primarily geared to at-risk youth, but it has been extended to homeschool families, as they are income limited, with one parent staying home to educate. $995 weeks of skiing or snowboarding5 full day lessonsEquipment, including gogglesArapahoe Basin Landon wanted to learn to snowboard. […]


This darling is 6 years old. 1 year old Liberty is such a sweetie. She’s smart as a whip. She chases her brothers and does everything they do. She is in K-5, wishing she were in 2nd grade like Sawyer. Yet, she still wants a tag on a stuffed animal, her “dee-dee” (blanket), and her […]


We have booked 50 weddings for 2016 !When we closed on the property April 1st, it came with 32 weddings.We managed to book 10 more and got it up to 43. Our goal for 2016 is 60 weddings … and we are undoubtedly within reach of this goal.We are so encouraged.Despite the setbacks, God has […]

The Cottage

It seems that all we’ve done lately is work on the Cottage.We believed the promises from John back in April that he would have it finished mid-summer …which turned into late fall … which then turned into December.Now, we have 2 brides who have paid to stay in the Cottage January 7-10.So, with the money […]

A short break

With Shiloh in Challenge A this year, our Christmas break was cut short.The schedule for A makes it so that the kids have to do 4 days of work before the community day.So, Shiloh needed to start her work on January 1st.Neither of us wanted to do so.Instead, we procrastinated until today.Tomorrow is our community […]


…the removal of things that are shaken—that is, things that have been made —in order that the things that cannot be shaken may remain.  Therefore let us be grateful for receiving a kingdom that cannot be shaken,  and thus let us offer to God acceptable worship, with reverence and awe,  for our God is a […]

Year in Review

2016.I am certain that 2015 went faster than other years.The wedding business created more busyness, causing the days to simply evaporate.So, I want to stop and reflect on all that has happened in the last 12 months.It was a great year, with much change. The year opened with us being in the thick of negotiations […]

Happy New Year!

New Year’s Eve found us at the Red Barn.With a New Year’s wedding … we were up late.Thankfully, Tammy is going to clean the Barn.I can’t say it was a very memorable New Years, but having Steve home, working from home, and able to be with us, just hanging out is such a gift. It […]