Birthday!

When I was a kid, we had themed birthday parties every year. My mom made the cake while my dad always did the decorating. Im pretty sure I get my baking skills from my mom and artistic side from my dad. His cakes were fabulous. From pirate ships, to an actual barbie doll with the … Continue reading Birthday!

Adventure Awaits…

From all my posts and social media accounts (ok, I really only have instagram and this blog...and facebook..but who really uses fb anymore?), Im sure it seems like our lives are always full of adventure. Although we do go through quite a bit of adventure living in a rural area of Africa, its not as … Continue reading Adventure Awaits…

Travel Buddies…Pt.2

On the flight to Mbeya with my sisters we decided to just battle straight to our house after landing (instead of staying the night and resting before driving 6hrs), as Colton had to get back for work. We landed, picked up our car, and hit the road. 6hrs later and we made it to our … Continue reading Travel Buddies…Pt.2

Travel Buddies…. Pt.1

Back in March, my youngest sister wrote me about visiting us in Tanzania. We had talked about it before but more along the lines of 'I really want to come visit! That would be so much fun'. This time, however, she was serious. She had a job. Had the money. And was going to make … Continue reading Travel Buddies…. Pt.1

Life Down South

Since our move down south life has been pretty busy. Its been non-stop of guests (mostly family), small traveling (mostly with family), and of course work. We live about 45min outside of Sumbawanga town, where Colton's office is located. He makes the commute everyday and still finds time and energy to go on a run … Continue reading Life Down South

Onwards & Upwards (or South-wards)!

We moved! Actually, we moved back in January. We are still in Tanzania, we've just relocated to the Southern part of the country. To put in perspective from where we lived in Arusha...it takes no less than 2 days of traveling, either by car or plane (after landing there is still 6hrs of driving) to … Continue reading Onwards & Upwards (or South-wards)!

Christmas – The New ‘Normal’

I realize I only post about the bigger events in my life. One day I hope to make a few random posts about everyday life here, or maybe do 'A Day in the Life of Us' post every now and then, but that might be reaching a bit too far for me at the moment! … Continue reading Christmas – The New ‘Normal’