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Mount Gillen Anniversary Hike- Alice Springs, NT, Australia

Mount Gillen Anniversary Hike- Alice Springs, NT, Australia

We celebrated our 4th wedding anniversary by hiking up the famous, local peak; Mount Gillen! Jon and I hadn’t gotten up to the summit yet, because it’s a hike that we really couldn’t bring Emmylou along for (we tried last year and only made it […]

What the Wordens Ate- Toddler Smoothie

What the Wordens Ate- Toddler Smoothie

Recently Emmylou has become obsessed with her reusable pouches and demands smoothies almost daily.  I figure I might as well pack as much  nutrition into those tiny pouches as I can, so I have done a bit of experimenting to find the perfect balance of […]

July 4th Down Under

July 4th Down Under

Happy 4th of July!! The Wordens love Independence Day; we’re a very patriotic family. This holiday seemed especially strange in Australia because it’s an American holiday (the Aussies don’t celebrate it, unlike Christmas and Easter). Because if this, it felt like a “business as usual” […]

What the Wordens Ate- Carrot Sloppy Joes

What the Wordens Ate- Carrot Sloppy Joes

Yep, you read that right, carrot!  There’s still meat in these but I got creative one day and it turned out SO. GOOD!  The carrots blend so well into the sweet flavors of the sauce so you only know they are there if you know […]

A Day in the Life- June 2019

A Day in the Life- June 2019

Whenever I look back on these posts it makes me realize how quickly time flies! I love reading others “Day in the Life” posts and also love looking back on my own. It’s amazing how the day in and day out seems monotonous but is […]

What the Wordens Ate- Anytime Quiche Cups

What the Wordens Ate- Anytime Quiche Cups

I’m always looking for quick, easy and healthy meals that please everyone and these mini-quiche cups have become a go-to at our house lately. These yummy cups pack a serious nutritional punch but are so easy! They can be enjoyed for breakfast, snack or lunch, […]

Happy 1st Birthday Emmylou!

Happy 1st Birthday Emmylou!

Hip hip hooray, it’s Emmylou’s first birthday!!We were blessed with the opportunity to get Emmylou in front of our dear friend, Katie’s, camera for a cake smash.  We made a little homemade backdrop and cake, blew up a few balloons and Katie snapped away.  She […]

Somebunny is Turning ONE!

Somebunny is Turning ONE!

We kicked off the celebrations for Emmylou’s first birthday early, since we knew we would be traveling over her real birthday. It was a perfect morning celebrating our girl with our Alice friends! Emmylou loves her bunny, so we used that as our inspiration and […]

Doug and Pam’s Visit- Alice Springs, NT, Australia

Doug and Pam’s Visit- Alice Springs, NT, Australia

Recently, we were lucky enough to have my Aunt and Uncle visit us in Alice Springs! They went on a month-long trip to New Zealand and Australia and we were so excited to be a stop on their tour! Not many make it all the […]

Life Lately- April 2019

Life Lately- April 2019

Thanks for stopping by to check things out; here’s a look at our life lately! It’s officially Fall in the Outback and we’re just beginning to feel the relief of some cooler temperatures. We celebrated our (hopefully) last 100 degree day with icey poles in […]