And Then We Laughed

Skiing at Wilmot Ski Resort (During a Pandemic)

Neither Clay nor I grew up skiing with our families. We both learned to ski as teenagers – me with the French Club and Clay with his Youth Group and aside from the occasional visit to Dry Hill when stationed at Fort Drum, New York way back when, skiing wasn’t something on our yearly activity […]

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The Light at the End of the Tunnel

There are certain images that are forever burned into my mind. Some happy – my children being placed on my chest for the first time, making eye contact with Clay as he marched into Magrath Gym at 1:00am returning from his first deployment, and one particular moment too special to share. Some sad. And some […]

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The First Post {and Snow} of 2021

My first blog post of 2021 accompanies an Instagram handle change (team.huffman.explores), a public resolution (does Facebook count?) to stop diminishing what I bring to the table, and the desire to use 2021 to really focus on professional goals. We were welcomed into 2021 with the first snow fall of the season so we spent […]

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A Look Back at 2020 in Numbers

Aside from the outdoor lights, our Christmas decorations are packed and stored away in labeled bins. I love to decorate for the holidays early and have the house back to ‘normal’ by the time we welcome in the new year. We had a low-key Christmas that was filled with gentle reminders that as long as […]

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Christmas Home Tour 2020

Today is our 16th wedding anniversary. And in all our years of marriage, we haven’t experienced a Christmas holiday that didn’t involve us traveling to visit our families. It didn’t matter if we were living in New York, North Carolina, Oklahoma, Virginia, Kansas, or Texas at the time – our Christmas break involved traveling anywhere […]

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A Love-Filled Chaos

It’s Friday. I sat down to write this post before starting my workday but the train fell off the rails soon after waking up. I love a good morning routine and truly believe that a well-established one can set the tone for the rest of the day. However, the introduction of Teddy Girl has caused […]

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