Journal

I’ve been meaning to write an update post about our new dog, Pippa, for a few days now, but we’ve unexpectedly had our hands full.  Almost two weeks ago, our oldest cat, Fat, was diagnosed with Diabetes. This was pretty shocking for us as we hadn’t realized cats were even capable of developing Diabetes. And […]

It’s well known that our family loves cats. We have 4 cat babies and they are absolutely loved members of our family! But really, we aren’t just cat people, we’re animal people. Scott and I have long debated adding a dog to our family but we wanted to make sure we (and our kids) were […]

When we first started getting our kids involved in chess, I don’t think we realized what a big part of our lives it would become. Our oldest son, Jack, first asked to learn to play when he was about 8.  Scott taught him the basics, but neither Scott or I play proficiently, so it became […]

This weekend we had more than 12″ of snow fall and we couldn’t have been more excited! It’s been several years since we’ve had this much snow in Jefferson City, so we were super excited for the kids to get out and experience it. For our youngest son, this was the first time he’s ever […]