The time has arrived! We are packing up our stuff for the Kraft family trip of 2019, and our first big trip with baby Parker! So what does a new family of three take on a two week journey across the country, and then a road trip from Bar Harbor, Maine to Niagara Falls, Ontario? … Continue reading Packing for Acadia, Bar Harbor, and Canada
Happy Tuesday everyone! This weekend we were super busy in the Kraft house! First thing Saturday morning we were up bright and early for the Hot Trot 10k in Dallas, benefitting the Assist the Officer Foundation. Parker was able to come with his papa to cheer me on. It wasn't my fastest 10K by any … Continue reading Working for the Weekend: Hot Trot 10K, Gardening, and Gathering
Hey everyone! Today we're going to travel back to our first ever road trip! It was the fall of 2010, Jordan was about to begin his third year of veterinary school and I was about to begin my second. We had been dating for about 6 months, and Jordan got the harebrained idea for us … Continue reading #TravelBackThursday Our First Road Trip: Carlsbad Caverns, Mesa Verde, and Grand Canyon National Parks
This week we've been keeping busy working on the house! With Parker in daycare full time starting this week, we are hoping to have more time to continue to work on the house, and to start on our newest project 😉 We've also been battling a double ear infection with Parks, so that unfortunately took … Continue reading Gardening for Days
We are having a lovely weekend here in Austin! Jordan and I both had long weekends off from work so we took the time to come down and visit with my in-laws. It's safe to say Parker has been having a pretty good time. While we've been taking a pretty laidback approach to the weekend, … Continue reading Family Weekend in Austin
Last week we took our second trip by air with Parker! My dad's family is from Simsbury, Connecticut, and his 45th high school reunion was scheduled for this past weekend. We used this as an excuse to make a big family weekend trip.
Welcome back to our #travelbackthursday series! Today we're going to relive our trip to Joshua Tree National Park. We visited this desolate, hauntingly beautiful region in 2014, during my veterinary internship.
This week has been a rough one for the Kraft family. On Tuesday we said goodbye to our sweet Rory Michelle, our German Shepherd that Jordan has had since before he and I began dating. Since we're all still emotionally drained from losing our sweet girl, we'll just share some of our favorite photos with … Continue reading In Memory of Rory
Last week was the July 4th holiday, and Jordan and I were fortunate enough to be scheduled off for the 4th (which doesn't usually happen in our field). Huge thank you to our coworkers who did work on the 4th!
Food and water are two of the most important items to plan for when setting out on a backpacking trip. Here are the basics for preparing for your next excursion.