December 2018, Part One

December is a notoriously busy month, and ours was no exception, so there will be two posts to cover this one. Of course, being “busy” spending time with our fantastic friends and family is one of the best ways we … Read More

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November 2018

November’s Shenk Family Adventures were more of the close-to-home variety. Super fun times with our friends and family, enjoying our beautiful backyard and the fun to be found in central Florida. Ellie helps me out at the sewing machine. Our … Read More

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October 2018

October 2018 was a relatively low-key month for us. We spent the month at home, working around the house and spending time with our people. Ellie finally took her first steps and with the welcome addition of a new little … Read More

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September 2018- Ellie Turns ONE!

Ellie Shenk, sweet little light of our lives, turned one year old on September 27, 2018. Her first year was filled with so much love from our friends and family, and we are so grateful to have her happy and … Read More

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September 2018- Costa Rica

Stacy and I have been friends since our high school days at good old Chamberlain Senior High, many moons ago. We have gone on many fantastic adventures through the years and I can count on always having a blast when … Read More

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September 2018

September of 2018 brought two fun adventures about– Jill went to Costa Rica and Ellie turned one! This post doesn’t cover either of those things.  This one is an overview of the normal life occurring in the rest of the … Read More

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August 2018

August of 2018 found us spending time at home tackling various projects around the house, hanging out by the pool, and spending time with our people.  You know, typical summertime fun. Ellie begins a love affair with Elmo that continues … Read More

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July 2018

After such a busy and action-packed June, we stuck pretty close to home in July. The focus was on hanging out at our pool and spending time with friends and family. Florida summer is all about staying cool. Ellie turned … Read More

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June 2018- West Virginia Vacation

Almost Heaven… West Virginia! Both sides of my family were born and raised in West Virginia, and I always enjoy getting to spend time there whenever we can. Since we would be next door, so to speak, in Virginia for … Read More

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June 2018- Shenk Family Reunion

Every two years, the direct progeny of Chris’s grandparents, John & Emily Shenk, gather together for a family reunion weekend. Sometimes they are held in Florida and sometimes they are in Virginia. Last summer, the reunion was in Virginia and … Read More

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