Small Talk

  • What’s Working

    Every now and then, I like to take note of what’s working in my life. It’s so easy to to throw your hands up in the air and say, “Nothing. Nothing is working and nothing is going well.” But let’s not be melodramatic. Something has to be working. A quick little “what’s working” list can […]

  • Saturday Small Talk Lake of the Clouds

    Happy Saturday, folks! What are you up to? We’re off to Grand Rapids for an early Thanksgiving celebration with one side of my family, and then to Kalamazoo for my Oma’s birthday on Sunday. It’ll be a great weekend full of family time! Unrelated to it being the weekend: I’m on the hunt for a […]

  • Lately–A Life Update! new house

    It’s been awhile since I’ve visited this sweet space, and you know what? I’ve missed it! I’ve missed documenting my favorite recipes and travels and life happenings in this little corner of the internet. So, I’m back. Here’s to new beginnings! The last year in a nutshell September, 2015–We’re going to have a baby! Due […]

  • Saturday Small Talk

    Welcome to your (hopefully) long weekend! Any fun plans? We are going to hang out and take it easy. We might head north to pick up the last of the piano studio furnishings.┬áThen again, we might not. I know I want to soak up all of the sunshine northern Michigan has left for me. I […]

  • Saturday Small Talk

    Confession: my weeks are full of good, life-giving things, but the weekends are where it’s at! We’re celebrating a wedding this weekend, and it promises to be a good time with dear friends. I see lots of food, merry-making, and outdoor time in the next 24 hours. Bring it on! The internet is so fun. […]

  • Saturday Small Talk

    What are you up to this fine, August Saturday? We started our day canning tomatoes, have a cookout planned for later, and might even squeeze in a campfire. All in all–a perfect summer weekend! In case you missed it….I made the most delicious and unhealthy cookie dough dip. You may drink as much coffee as […]