A Week In Kentucky, & on to Georgia

In my Tuesday post, I announced an epic out of the country eight week journey Lukas, Wilder & I will be embarking on in a few weeks. But if you follow me on instagram, you might notice that we are already on an adventure ūüôā

This week Lukas & I have been at the McGee House, nestled in the beautiful rolling hills of Kentucky. Besides sipping hot coffee in the mornings on the front porch overlooking the gorgeous countryside, and letting Wilder roam free with the country critters, we hosted two fabulous events.

(And don’t worry. Our lives aren’t all butterflies and rainbows. Hosting is alot of hard work including painting, mowing, raking, country¬†yard work, sweat, and sore muscles #reallife ūüėČ )

The first was a wedding, and the second was¬†a two day workshop for photographers. ¬†But it wasn’t just any workshop. We had people flying in from all over the country, and even Canada to learn from¬†Skye Hardwick Edmonds of Work of Heart Photography!

Skye is the most AMAZING¬†children’s photographer I have ever seen, and hosts workshops around the country. Her images are so vibrant and emotional-¬†you have to check them out. ¬†And on the last day of the workshop Wilder & I got to model a little bit too! ūüėÄ


These photos are just a glimpse of the amazing magic Skye created! Photos by Skye Hardwick of Work of Heart Photography.

The adventure continues!

I just got to Atlanta, Georgia, and am gearing up for the Pursuit Community Conference in just a few days. If you’re going, please let me know so we can meet up!!

Wilder has been an amazing plane buddy, even on ¬†one flight without Daddy.¬†He¬†is loving all of this adventuring ūüôā I guess the name Wilder Freedom is fitting him well.

I love traveling, but one thing that I don’t like, is it’s harder for me to have my daily time reading God’s Word and spending thoughtful time with Jesus.¬†Then I easily start getting crabby towards my sweet husband, and not as patient with my little guy. I’m so thankful for God’s forgiveness and that¬†even when we fail Him, if we are His, he doesn’t count our sins and failures against us.

Lately I just can’t get out of¬†Psalm 145. I especially love v. 17-19…

The Lord is righteous in all his ways
    and faithful in all he does.
The Lord is near to all who call on him,
    to all who call on him in truth.
 He fulfills the desires of those who fear him;
    he hears their cry and saves them.

I hope these verses encourage you, too!

Some photos from our adventures…






Story time with Gramps!


Ooooh these Kentucky sunsets…


I loved seeing my¬†talented friend Sabrina working her magic at this wedding! And Dana, I’m so glad we got to meet you!!


One place we always visit is Shaker Village of Pleasant Hill. It’s beautiful!!



Wilder loved seeing his “Maya”, and the chickens of course!



Oh boy. I just had to have some fun with these sheep… ūüėČ



Getting dolled up!




Our gorgeous models and photographers from the workshop! Thank you everyone for coming out!






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