Category Archives: Shiloh

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 »

Shop Girls

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

Friday Photos

Just some random perspectives from around our household this week.  My house on most days looks like this, dishes to beView full post »

Washing the Day Off

I remember when I was a little girl, there was a commercial on tv for a popular soap brand.  Well Shiloh taking herView full post »


When Shiloh was a baby, she slept holding that little pink bear.  She would take the very tip of its hat and rub it inView full post »

Sleepovers & Sundays

This past weekend Shiloh had her sweet cousin sleep over.  They were oblivious to us and wanted to paint, dance, bake,View full post »

First Month.

We’ve been living in our new home for a month.  We are doing great, adjusting accordingly, and embracing this newView full post »


I have been meaning to write this post for a while now.  But I always hesitated.  I don’t have much to say aboutView full post »

Not all those…

“Not all those who wander are lost. “ ~J.R.R. Tolkien Although they are seeing the world through very youngView full post »

12 Hours to Takeoff…

So once again we are off.  This time I am taking the TWO girls BY. MY. SELF.  Which means a lot of prayers and diapersView full post »

Snow Day

We had a snow-filled Christmas break up in Oregon.  And Shiloh was finally at an age where she could truly enjoy theView full post »

An "A" for Effort

Last year we began a family tradition of Advent… celebrating the 25 days leading up to Christmas by doing certainView full post »