Category Archives: Grandpa and Grandma

tradition

  Alpine Inn For as long as I can remember, a tradition for the Koop Family over the Christmas Holiday. (Thanks for letting two Johnson’s tag along, Mom.)  

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mom + dad

(This picture has nothing to do at all with today’s entry. Except it does. Thank you for being so good to Avery, Mom and Dad. There aren’t enough words to describe my gratitude for the way you love on him.) Happy Anniversary to Mom and Dad. 45 years of marriage. mint + yellow and a […]

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bbq + food + beverages + family = it’s summertime, baby!

Food Ideas (that I have probably shared before and have forgotten).   BBQ Chicken: Bake your chicken in the oven before everyone arrives/earlier in the day. I do bone-in/skin on. Season with salt and pepper. Throw on the grill just to warm it up, remove the skin, and then slather with BBQ sauce. Chicken will […]

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in bloom

  XO.  

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my heart

  My days and nights run together and the dark circles under my eyes don’t disappear despite “eye brightening and lightening” techniques promised by magazines. I don’t fit into any of my clothes so I anxiously await warmer days to get outside and start to walk. But I swear to you, the best part of […]

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