With a fridge full of blackberries after our berry pickin’ excursion, we pulled out the cookbooks and scoured the internet for delish ways to put them to use.  It’s been a blackberrypalooza around these parts this week! Blackberry Vinaigrette 1 c blackberries 1 small shallot, chopped 1 t white balsamic vinegar 1 t honey 1/8… Read More

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Great American Backyard Campout

Last night, along with people across the country, we took to our tent for the National Wildlife Federation’s Great American Backyard Campout.  We joined the Chattahoochee Nature Center‘s group, pitching our tent at their registered campsite along with a slew of other families with young kids.  Here’s how our inaugural family camping experience went down…… Read More

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PandaMania & Pandamonium

PANDAMANIA Last week, a whole pack of fun-loving pandas invaded our church for Vacation Bible School!  The PCP spent his mornings singing, playing, crafting and praying in a wild celebration of God’s unconditional love. The highlight of the week for John was bringing home a color-changing water bottle craft.  Some concoction of oil, water and… Read More

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Ripe For The Picking

Along with sorority big sis H and her three littles, we headed back down to Southern Belle Farm for a fun filled day convening with nature.  Having completely od’d on strawberries, this time we brought home two gallons of gorgeously plump, super sweet thornless blackberries ripe for the picking! As is standard operating procedure when at… Read More

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