Happy happy birthday to my sister Katy! … More Happy Birthday Katy
As we recently celebrated Shannon turning one year old, it has struck me that a day like this…. a celebration…. life with a little person seemed so very far away. Getting here has been a long journey … and leading up to one, little moments from that journey have popped up in my mind and … More What Do You Do with a Chance?
We celebrated Valentine’s a little delayed this year… but with some fun treats! … More Valentine’s Day 2021
March 2021 means I made it through this last year…. and I feel like I can breath a little easier. Looking back on the blog today at this year and what is possible for the future. … More March 2021
There is a story that is part of my family’s history and a staple of my childhood. This is one of those stories that stuck with me…. has gone down in Heppes History and I have tucked in the way in my list of lessons to give Shannon. A lesson that has resurfaced a lot in my present recently. … More When Your Not Top Dog: You Have 2 Choices – Lessons from My Dad
Happy birthday in Heaven to my grandfather and a few thoughts on all the ways he has come to mind so much lately. … More Happy Birthday in Heaven Gandaddy!
It was Thanksgiving 2018 and Danny and I were trading in the normal Heppes Thanksgiving for hockey holiday going to a tournament in Pittsburg where we would stay with some of our favorite friends. My family was trading in normal holiday in Haley court for a mountain retreat. As it turns out we spent Thanksgiving … More Unexpected Blessing
Happy Thanksgiving Week friends! This Thursday we will celebrate Thanksgiving 2020…. the holiday for gratitude in a year that has been interesting for us all! But they say gratitude can change your mood, alter your outlook, and literally lift your spirit! You just have to be dedicated to seeking it, consistent with practicing it, and … More Thanksgiving Week
Our little family’s welcome of Shannon and my maternity leave has included some pretty intense events: global pandemic and civil unrest – we also threw in a double lung transplant – and it has been unusual. My heart has felt such surges of highs and lows. Life altering events that have proved challenging but also … More Possible in the Impossible
Hi friends and welcome to Christmas in July here on the blog! During the holidays I always capture a lot of fun pictures and look forward to sharing them on the blog. But that season is so full and busy, plus I usually get too excited to jump into new year posts, my Christmas fun … More Christmas in July!