• Toddler Activities

    Strawberry Picking

    We took advantage of some beautiful weather recently, and visited Jones Family Farms. We picked a great morning to go strawberry picking! This is was my first time bringing Julia, so I made sure to bring my backpack with supplies just incase she decided to meltdown. Luckily, she had a blast! We got her own little basket to help with picking, and the berries were so ripe! We laughed together while she picked strawberries and they went directly into her mouth, doesn’t get any fresher than that!   We picked enough to make fresh strawberry jam as well as some for snacking. It really was the perfect activity for Julia,…

  • Charity

    Annual Memorial Blood Drive

    Every year in August, I organize a memorial blood drive. It’s in memory of my father-in-law who passed away several years ago. He was an integral member in our family, and relied heavily on the generosity of strangers through blood donation. I started this annual event as a way to be able to preserve his memory in our community. Blood donation kept him going through his sickness and gave the family an additional 18 years to be able to love him. This is our small way of paying it forward and hopefully giving other families more time with their loved ones. Below is a link to our website for the…


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