2017 Travel Bucket List

Where I want to go this year. 2016 was a year of big travel and big changes?for our family. ?We traveled Down Under in January and moved an hour away from our home of 7 years just two days after Christmas. ?Now that the boxes are unpacked we’re settled in to our new city (kinda) – I wanted to share with the world our travel plans for 2017. (Our 2016 Travel Bucket List) Ohio? Toledo Zoo & Aquarium? + ?Oak …

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Summer Bucket List

The unofficial beginning of summer is only 2 weeks away! ?Our family?counts Memorial Day weekend as the kick-off to our?Summer Bucket List even if the calendar tells me that summer isn’t until June 20. First, I asked the boys what they thought they would like to do this summer. ?They were very excited to offer up “go to the playground” and “the pool!” (if this doesn’t show the simplicity of young children, #idontknowwhatdoes). ??Then I wrote out a few of …

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Making a Eulogy List, not a Bucket List

I recently went to the Memorial Service?of a friend’s grandpa. ?Now, I had only met his grandpa one time, but after hearing the speeches at?this service, I could have given a short synopsis of this man’s servant heart and his love for God and family. The eulogy is like the window into the true heart of a person. ?You won’t hear about the size of their home or the 37 cruises they took, but you WILL probably hear about the …

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