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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 […]

Kindness Advent Days 24 & 25

Kindness Advent Days 24 & 25

We spent Christmas Eve with my mom & sister’s crew. We all showed up in our pj’s (per my request) for a big ol’ breakfast, then presents, then more food…you know the drill. On our way to the festivities, we stopped at the gas station to purchase a gift card. I don’t know about you but if I pulled up to a […]

Kindness Advent Day #22

Kindness Advent Day #22

We finished up the last few Christmas orders yesterday. Aubrey hung this California pallet wood sign on our wall to snap a picture & I almost didn’t let him take it down! If I had any connection to the golden state, I totally would’ve snagged this one!;) We worked with a sweet new friend of ours to design this awesome, one-of-a-kind piece […]