a letter to lily

dear lily love, a whole year has passed and you are one years old now. you came into this world on a lovely september evening and my heart just grew. the feeling of love washing over me, it was overwhelming and beautiful. I believe more than anything in God’s divine purpose and timing. I know that […]

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december

(meet me under the mistletoe/christmas 2012) it’s official our friend winter is here! we finally got our first snowfall yesterday. the girls and I enjoyed a few hours outside while lily power napped~ we had a blast! freshwater farmhouse school board i.e. daddy and I decided that we would make the first accumulative snowfall day a […]

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fall-ing into fabulous

it’s september again which means back to school! daddy, lily and i got to see the girl’s off on their first day. this is the first year that they were both excited to go. it’s always bitter-sweet for me. i love having all the girl’s home but feel confident even though I miss them that […]

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a letter to hannah

dear hannah, you are six years old, how can that be?  you’re a big sister too, wow the power of three!  you choose to make the day brighter you leave a little sparkle.  It starts with the way you smile, your hugs and kisses. maybe it’s the way you fill a room when you sing a tune.  Can […]

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one thousand gifts

and so it begins……..SUMMER 2013  1.  the pitter patter of small feet early in the morning  2. baby belly buttons  3. the smell of a barn  4. a hug from behind …..5. ice cream in bed 6. celebrating  hannah’s birthday 7. organic soy lattes before everyone wake up 8. sweet potatoes 9. cheerful hearts 10. a door held open […]

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the best of summer

As summer deepens we are finding ourselves so relaxed.  Summer at home is just a wonderful time to be ad hoc and I take full advantage of it!  It might mean yummy pancakes with homemade whip cream and a mean egg scramble for dinner or maybe it’s a last-minute decision to go to the beach or have friends over for […]

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a fresh start

Wow I am finally here. Hello and welcome! This blog is a creative outlet for me to journal our adventure of building our dream home and a place to jot down life as it happens. My hope is that my family can stop by and visit freshwater farmhouse over the years and see the adventure […]

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Hello world!

welcome!  our blog is finally up…  more to come!

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