Photo of my young son sitting on a rock.

Camping with a baby

Reading Time: 13 minutes My husband and I love camping! We usually camp on our own or with family and friends a few times a year. We also usually camp twice a year with our church’s Pathfinder Club. When our little one arrived last August, we knew that he would start camping with us pretty quickly. We want him to

Pumpkin Coconut Pasta

Reading Time: 3 minutes Here in the desert of the American southwest, it may be autumn according to the calendar but we are still experiencing daily temperatures in the 100s. This last weekend, as a belated birthday present, my in-laws and I took Bradley on a short two-day trip to cooler locales: we walked near Bell Rock and Courthouse

Anniversary trip to the North Rim of the Grand Canyon

Reading Time: 4 minutes Since moving to Arizona in late 2012, I have visited the South Rim of the Grand Canyon twice. The first time was in October 2013 when my close friends, Mary and Vanessa, flew out to visit me, and the second was April 2014 as part of my honeymoon with my wonderful husband. Bradley and I