Author Archives: Aubrey

Family Field Guide – Episode 6

Family Field Guide – Episode 6

A new Family Field Guide episode is up. It’s a peek into our recent roadtrip to Northwest Arkansas. It started off a little rough, but turned into a great adventure!   For about 10 years we worked with the youth group at our church in Texas. When you work for a decade in one community you get the opportunity to […]

Before and After – The Deck

Before and After – The Deck

We finished the deck project we began a couple of weeks ago and couldn’t be more pleased with how it turned out.   We hope you’ve had fun so far following along with all of the Family Field Guide Episodes. If you missed any of the videos, you can catch up by going to songandstory.com/familyfieldguide.   As much as we […]

Family Field Guide – Episode 4

Family Field Guide – Episode 4

We have had a lot of fun sharing this deck project with you and we hope you’ve enjoyed following along! This week in episode 4 we finish the deck surface. At the same time, the boys rescue a chipmunk from the cats, Nana (Aubrey’s mom) comes over to decorate for fall and we are stalled by sudden rainstorm. Watch Episode […]

Family Field Guide – Episode 3

Family Field Guide – Episode 3

The deck project continues thanks to some great help from Gigi and neighbor Paul. Check out the new episode where material gets delivered, we start digging post holes and find some interesting treasures along the way. Thanks for joining us on this new Family Field Guide adventure. We share our story, not to make ourselves look great, but to make […]

FAMILY FIELD GUIDE – Episode 2

FAMILY FIELD GUIDE – Episode 2

Last week Jen and I launched a little project called Family Field Guide. We want to help families with young kids to intentionally pursue God’s adventure together. These videos are just the first step in what we hope will be many valuable resources to equip you for the journey. Today, we have a new Family Field Guide video up for […]

A Good Start & #DEMODAY

A Good Start & #DEMODAY

In this season of our lives it seems like we are beginning something new all the time. New projects New businesses New adventures New challenges This post marks the beginning of two things, 1) Our new deck project & 2) A new venture we’re calling Family Field Guide. This video combines both beginnings into one. What is Family Field Guide? […]

Finally Winter At The Homestead

Finally Winter At The Homestead

It has been such an odd winter so far. The temperature has hardly gotten below 50 since the beginning of December. Even Christmas Day was a sunny 74 degrees. We hoped for some snow so we could enjoy the fun and beauty up on our little hilltop homestead. Well, the past few days did not disappoint. On Friday morning over 8 […]

McGowan Renovation – Before & After Part 1

McGowan Renovation – Before & After Part 1

2015 was a year of adventure for us to say the least! A little over a year ago we were just beginning a major renovation on our new home in Tennessee. So many of you have followed our journey and encouraged us along the way. We realize the we posted a lot of “before” and “during” pictures, but once we got in […]

New Music Monday + Kindness Advent Day #7

New Music Monday + Kindness Advent Day #7

This is one of the songs on our new EP – available tomorrow! Woot woot! It’s a little hard for me to share this because it’s super raw…aka not perfect…aka I’m super flat in a few spots but this is part of me letting go, folks. I hope you enjoy! Tonight, we headed over to Walgreen’s to pick out some of our […]

Gigi

Gigi

So, for the past eight months, we have been living with my mother-in-law. For some of you the thought of that makes your stomach turn. You may be fine with the occasional visit but you couldn’t think of being under the same roof with her for more than a week. I’ve seen the chic flick stereotypes of the “monster-in-law” and […]