Agawa Canyon/ Mackinac Island

A few years back, Dustin and I took a couple days off of work and went up north for a nice long weekend getaway. We drove about 5 1/2 hours to Sault Ste. Marie where we caught a train to take us to through Algoma Country and the Canadian Shield to Agawa Canyon, so we could enjoy the…

New Year’s Eve in the Big Cherry

A lot of people associate New Year’s Eve with “The Big Apple”, or New York City, because of the festivities held there in Times Square each December 31st. This year, instead of doing our usual routine of going out in our hometown, we decided to try something different, because the local celebrations had been pretty sleepy the…

Family Vacation to Pictured Rocks

Birthdays have always been big in my family. To us, it is a day to celebrate a person being alive and the joy that their existence contributes to the lives around them. We typically go all out and have get-togethers for each other, give cards and gifts, decorate the house with streamers and balloons, etc. However, for my…

The Sky Is Falling!

I was born with an adventurous spirit and have always pushed myself to try new things, especially the ones that scare me. It’s such a rush to be on the other side of overcoming a fear. You feel on top of the world and there is so much personal growth that occurs from conquering a fear. Seeing how…

Baptized Together in Lake Michigan

One of the things that attracted me to Dustin in the first place was the fact that he loves God and has never been afraid to admit it.  It was always very important to me to end up with someone who is a Christian; who shares the same values as I do; someone who puts God first…

Anniversary Trip to Niagara Falls

For our first anniversary as a married couple, Dustin and I decided to go on a mini vacation to Niagara Falls.  We chose to drive instead of fly since it was only a 6 1/2 hour drive and because my Ford Escape is really good on gas, so it was a lot cheaper than buying…