Monthly Archive: December, 2011

Finn turns 1!

In some ways it seems like such a long year-  to think that Finn was born in Ann Arbor, Michigan just a little over a year ago, and Ahren and I were sent… Continue reading

Visit to Santa

…I really can’t say much about this…  BEST MEMORY EVER since becoming a parent… 

Cutting Down the Tree

So for years I have wanted to not only cut down my own tree, but own a Christmas tree farm where my dogs (Mason) could run, and all year long it would be… Continue reading


I’m behind in posts, and it is the holidays, so I’m going to skip a few and try and get some holiday posts in before Christmas.  Holiday season began with a celebration in… Continue reading


First steps taken today! Photos?  Nope…  but since I haven’t touched her baby book in months… here is my documentation.

Rex Lee Smith… "Gee Dee"

I had the honor of being the first born grandchild of two of the greatest men ever…they were both WWII vets, and they were the epitome of “gentleman” in every sense of the… Continue reading

Although it’s Christmas, here is a football post…

Oh my goodness, I have so much to catch up on with Miss Finn… as usual, I run out of time by the end of the day, and unfortunately photos hit the back… Continue reading


A very rainy first Halloween for the little one… but I made her little lamb costume, so it became a necessity to put her in it and at least hit up one house…… Continue reading