Archive for the ‘North Carolina’ Category

our colorful, crazy life

Posted on October 4th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  4 Comments »

Yep, it’s me…I’m back! Somehow the blog got away from me and I just realized it’s been over two months since I’ve posted, haha. Not sure how that happened, but here are some pics of our life since then. Kindergarten artwork by Cash. My crazy reds. New wood to carve. I picked these out from […]



salt and sea

Posted on June 27th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  6 Comments »

Friday the kids and I drove to Wilmington with our friends Linda, Nick, and Sophie to spend the weekend at the beach. Wrightsville Beach was where I took the kids when we first moved to NC, and we hit that first, staying till dark, playing in the waves and filling our swimsuits with sand. The […]



freedom balloon fest

Posted on June 10th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  1 Comment »

We took the kids to the annual balloon festival here in town a couple of weekends ago. My brother Seth came up from Charlotte, and his and my childhood friend Linda also joined us with her kids, Nick and Sophie. There were 25-30 hot air balloons from all over the country tethered in a field, […]



things we never saw in colorado

Posted on June 7th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  5 Comments »

A luna moth! I came across this one while walking near our house the other day. A male anole lizard, puffing up its pink dewlap. It must have been feeling aggressive toward us. Magnolias. A five-lined skink. This one has a long tail, but Cash spotted one under our truck with a tail shorter than […]



strawberry picking

Posted on June 4th, 2017 by mountain girl  |  2 Comments »

A few days ago Cash and I went strawberry picking for the first time ever. It was a lot of fun but he got bored and ended up eating most of the ones he picked–and a lot of mine, too. We finally got a bucketful, though, and I whipped some cream and baked a grain-free […]