What’s in a name?

I always think it is fun to hear the story behind a name, so I thought it would be fun to share ours. We have two children, a daughter – Catherine Joy, and a son – Theodore David. A little backstory on us and child naming – we have been talking about child names since…

Going through the archives

Currently, in real life (as they say) we are going through our stuff and preparing to move. The packing and culling and preparing for a fresh start are leaking over into my online presence too. So I’ve been going through my archives of post drafts and I think I’m going to give some of them…

Hillbilly Days Food Guide ’18

Well here it is folks, the 4th annual Hillbilly Days Food Guide! This was our 5th year attending the Hillbilly Days festival, our first with 2 kids and our last as Pikeville residents. The pressure was on to make it a good one and we did but with 2 littles in tow, we had to…

To hold my children

One of my favorite things to do is to hold my children. I often think about my failings as a mother. The times I’m just too lazy or tired to make a home-cooked meal, when I say no to reading just one more book, or whether or not I am using the right kind of…

To my Love, on our 5th Anniversary

My Love, It is easy to transport myself back, almost 10 years ago, to the BCM House. We met in the fall of Freshman year, but you were quiet, unassuming, and in the background. In the spring of Freshman year, I started to notice you and the more I noticed you, the more I wanted to…