Category Archives: friends

I owe you February

Let’s see what us Ackerts were up to in the shortest (and coldest) month of 2013: We began turning a dirt pile (and a dream) into a reality…Kevin’s getting a garage. Welcomed my parents for a visit…then said goodbye.  I … Continue reading

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I’ve been burning cones of sandalwood incense this week, attempting to recreate the smoky campfire smell we grew so accustomed to last weekend. Our little family of 3 joined two more families for a beautiful fall trip to Raystown Lake … Continue reading

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Life lately

Well, again my best blogging intentions have not actually resulted in any posts.  Not really sure what to do with  all kinds right now, I suppose.  It seems like blogging is on my project list–that is, a list I am … Continue reading

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Sorta siblings

Every Tuesday, Owen is lucky to have 2 sweet girls get all sister-y with him. My babysitting days are always filled with laughter, outside time, snacks and play time.  Sometimes they all nap, too!

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Owen is 1!

Over the weekend, our family and friends joined us in honor of Owen’s first birthday celebration.  We decided to rent The Old Stone School and create a party to fit our happy, nature-loving, sweet boy. Inside the old auditorium, my … Continue reading

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Not exactly lions, tigers, and bears…

but our fall has been filled with fun animal visitors!  This sweet little fawn wandered over to our yard twice last week!  She seems to share Owen’s love for Kix cereal. Our friends Tim and Dawn own a farm, and … Continue reading

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Sunday afternoon was full of happiness. Wonderful girlfriends, yummy food & drinks, beautiful weather and surprises set the scene for a fun party on the porch. Following a tradition that Meredyth started last fall (based on this idea), I hosted … Continue reading

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March 31st

Day 31- A picture you love for reasons you don’t have to share

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March 16th

Day 16 –A picture of someone who inspires you

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March 8th

08 – A picture that makes you laugh Taken this summer when our friends Cyndy and Kevin came to visit.  After a fun (and late) night of games on the porch, we posed together for a series of ridiculous pictures.  … Continue reading

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