August Mountains Vacation – Boone, NC

August Mountains Vacation – Boone, NC

We had a wonderful long weekend trip this past weekend with part of the Mast side of the family. We rented a cabin in Banner Elk, which is right outside of Boone, North Carolina. The cabin had recently been renovated and it was perfect with so many extra touches. The property had a river that [...]

Miami Beach Adults-Only Vacation

Miami Beach Adults-Only Vacation

So it had been a minute! We had not taken an adults-only anything in a few years ... since July 2019 when we went to Las Vegas. So it was clearly overdue. Stephen was the planner for this vacation, which was pretty awesome. He picked a great city and hotel. We stayed at The Confidante, [...]

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR THE BIG KIDS 2021-2022

FIRST DAY OF SCHOOL FOR THE BIG KIDS 2021-2022

Monday was the first day of school for the new school year! Emerson is heading to 4K in the Penguins class and Elliott is in the Owls 3 year old class. Lots of personality in the next few pics! Also, they are getting so tall! I may or may not have bribed them each with [...]

Life Lately – Bits and Pieces from Summer

Life Lately – Bits and Pieces from Summer

That’s a wrap! ⭐️June session swim lessons at the YMCA 💪🏻 The kids did improve their skills and we were glad to be able to practice more with them at our neighborhood pool. Emerson can jump in without floats and swim a few feet to me. Big Emerson is sporting a new do after we [...]

VBS 2021 ‘Heroes At Heart’

VBS 2021 ‘Heroes At Heart’

Emerson had an absolute blast at our church's VBS 2021 which was superhero-themed - “Heroes at Heart”. They structured this VBS differently than in the past by offering three two-night sessions to keep the groups more spaced out. There was a special tribute to the church's law enforcement officers, who are our local heroes that [...]

Elliott Kennedy 3 Years Old

Elliott Kennedy 3 Years Old

We've had three years of this spicy girl! I try to do a year-by-year update for each child, to look back on. Let's chat all things Elliott Kennedy Mast: Little fashionista. She lovessss clothes and & accessories. She notices everyone's outfits and if they change. She would change her outfit 100xs a day if we [...]