Category Archives: our family adventures

Our visits to Little House & Ingalls Homestead!

i have so much to tell you about the Ingalls Homestead in DeSmet, South Dakota but let me begin with just this one photo of my feisty/deep/soulful/wild/introverted gracie girl.  on that day, she truly was laura…

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springtime is happy time!

the past few weeks here have felt like such a gift.  the weather is warming, the baby is walking, the trees are flowering, the days are growing longer and hope feels thick in the air.  everything…

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hello, i’m joy!  sunshine chaser, child of God, mama to four & wife to one good man.  we traveled all over looking for a place to call home and we found it.  we live a simple life out in the country with bare toes and happy hearts.


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