Category Archives: Family

{Explore Southern Oregon} Tulelake-Butte Valley Fair

Okay, technically Tulelake is in California, not Oregon… but its only 25 minutes away from our house, so for theView full post »

It Can Wait

I have had so many days lately where I run around rushing.  Got to clean the house.  The bathroom needs to be wipedView full post »

{Explore Southern Oregon} Howard Prairie Camping

Our family took off for a 4 day camping trip this weekend.  We decided to only go up to join them for a day.  It wasView full post »

Friday Photo Dump

Hey!  Its Friday!  Fridays are slowly becoming my favorite days.  I meet up with my cousin and we take the girls forView full post »

{Explore Southern Oregon} Bonanza Chili Cook-off & Car Show

Yesterday we attended the last day of Bonanza’s Chili Cook-off and Car Show.  It was an unexpectedly fun day.  IView full post »

Independence Is Exhausting

Shiloh has turned a new corner and spread her wings some.  She insists on doing a lot of things all by herself.  AsView full post »

Babies, Babies, Everywhere

Saturday we packed up and headed south for the day.  We drove down to Sacramento, California.  It was bittersweet toView full post »

Getting Away…

I am so excited.  So. Unbelievably.  Excited. Its about time we got away and took a mini-vacay.  Saying goodbye toView full post »

Little Ekstrom Conversations

Conversation 1. Shiloh (just before serving dinner):  “Grandpa, you should pray.  I don’t really want toView full post »

Birthday Weekend

Brandon’s birthday was yesterday.  Its so fun to have birthdays that are days apart…. fun, fun, fun.  TheView full post »

Started Sweet & Ended With A Bat

What’s that you say?  Yes, that is the title I chose.  You shall see why… First off– wow!  ThankView full post »

Coffee Date

One of my favorite things to do is to grab a cup of coffee in the morning with a good friend and catch up.  If youView full post »

Making Some Summertime Memories

Capri falling asleep during our super-boring-can-I-please-get-out-of-my-car-seat test drive of our new car. The girlsView full post »

How Does Our Garden Grow?

I shared this photo yesterday on instagram…. our smoke-filled valley.  The wildfires in our region are just outView full post »

Shop Girls

Now you might be thinking, “Shop Girls” as in retail shopping… no, I assure you, this is far from thatView full post »