April 2019

April of 2019 brought about some pretty big changes for our family. We officially moved to Vermont and Chris and I both celebrated milestone birthdays! Knowing nothing about the area of Burlington and being a bit shocked at the high … Read More

February 2019

Surprise! Christopher accepted the new position and the Traveling Shenks got ready for an exciting adventure in moving to Vermont! (Which I recognize you already know because it was a year ago, but just go with me on this one.) … Read More

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

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

Turning 39 in Pennsylvania

For Chris’s 39th birthday, he opted for a short weekend getaway to Bucks County, Pennsylvania to visit one of his favorite people, Aunt Alice. He and Aunt Alice have a special bond, and after the unexpected loss of Uncle Mike … Read More

Marching Into Spring, Part Two

Fun times continued through the end of March, including celebrations for Unca Dave’s birthday at Epcot and Mimi & Papa’s 40th wedding anniversary party, and otherwise enjoying some relaxing days at home. Happy little bit of spring and sunshine. 💖 … Read More

Happy New Year 2018!

The Traveling Shenks rang in the new year in Texas with some of our favorite people, the C Family. Having left Utah for the lower altitude of the Dallas area to improve Evie’s heart health, they welcomed us into their … Read More