Skip to main content

Harvest Carnival at Colorado Christian University (my alma mater)

Here are a few pictures from the CCU Harvest Carnival that I | Amy Kate Photography | had the privilege of hosting a photo booth at! Cody was well-loved, sought after, and cared for the whole four hours I was there. What a good little boy. Erica is the world's best babysitter, and she basically runs CCU (She's the Director of Student Activities), so she was there. She held and fed and played with the little Codman Cowboy for much of the time. I ran into Jenna (old roomie!) and my fab five friend Melissa's sister Emily... it was great! Our friends Michael and Karen from our 3 Strands AC at church came with their precious son Micah, and baby K (currently a bump)!
Rick Jay--aka Erica, the best babysitter :)

mama cowgirl, and baby cowboy

my awesome assistant, assisting with Cody :)

Erica's team (minus one)
cute family awaiting Baby K!

It was a little breezy, but a fun afternoon. A great opportunity to share my photography business with others, too! I am so thankful for the provision to our family in ways that just pop up. Awesome!


AWWWWW!!! that was the best! I am catching up on some blog reading this afternoon (as clearly I am waaaaay behind! loving all these updates), and this one just made my day! I can't wait for my date with cody tonight! Love you guys!!!!!

Popular posts from this blog

Having fun when you're not having fun.

What it feels like to parent on a daily basis, completely exhausted.  Yet, still determined to get through the day. 

Hope you get a kick out of this as much as I did. :) Laughing out loud over here.

Alopecia | Be a light in the Dark, 2 Corinthians 4

The other day in reading during my quiet time, I was revisiting 2 Corinthians. I was thinking, Tim and I have spent many an hour thinking a lot, about a lot. There are so many ugly and awful things going on across the globe, and across our front door. Our mission field is in Northern MN with Native Americans. In this ministry, we have stumbled through some thick, difficult situations. I am certain you can all attest to difficult times being just that: difficult. The Lord doesn't bring us into circumstances just to drag us along, seeing us become battered and bruised, but it IS His priority to bring glory to His name. We are His chosen ones, and our privilege is to sing Hallelujah to His name!

Anyway, I was thinking that we have faced difficulties. One thing that I wanted to share with you today is about my health.

In 2014, I was diagnosed with an auto-immune disorder called Alopecia. This was saddening and drove me and Tim crazy for three years. One day, I found a bald spot on my …

Homeschool Plans 2017-2018, First Grade and Pre-K Boys | Homeschooling with Truth, Beauty, Goodness

I would like to share with you our plans for our homeschool this year. Codeman is in First grade, while Jesse is an official Pre-K dude. Anna is a wannabee brother and underfoot helper and Titus. He's three months old. Whooofta. I'd just like to repeat that again. Whooooooooofta.

I have read many books, blogs, and journals on the topic of education. Home education, and to be even more specific, sources regarding Classical Education and Charlotte Mason. I truly enjoy these topics and the sources. I am intrigued, and so I continue reading and have now found myself following and chatting with several homeschool moms online in addition to my local and Colorado friends who homeschool. Tim and I were both homeschooled, although my window of homeschooling was only 4 years, I glean much from my mom and Tim's mom. As some podcasts I've listened to refer to us, we are second-generation homeschoolers :) Haha! Well, it helps give me perspective on quality literature and publisher…