About

Welcome to our family’s blog, a place where we (Jared, Ruth Anne and kiddos) share thoughts, pictures and more.

We are recent-ish converts to Catholicism (Class of 2013!) and we currently reside in Providence, RI. Jared is a transplant from Georgia, while I, although born in South Carolina, have lived up North since I was 3. For more on “Our Story” head here.

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We “homeschool” our kiddos. At this point in time it looks much more like unstructured play preschool. We love books and trips to the library. We try to save money where-ever possible, which leads to such things as DIY cloth diapers, DIY laundry soap and loads of laundry line-dried amongst other things. Personally, I have a coffee addiction and a book-reading addiction (here’s a glimpse at our bookshelves), (and a blog reading addiction) and a strong aversion to cleaning my kitchen.

I also enjoy dabbling in photography (which occasionally frequently shows up on this blog, but I also have a dedicated Photography Blog where I post nearly everyday), sewing, crocheting, and I’m learning to enjoy cooking just a bit more than I used to. 🙂

Thank you so much for stopping by and sharing in a bit of our world!

~Ruth Anne

Katherine born September 2009 (Birth Story Here)1Katherine

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John born September 2010 (nope, not a typo… they are 51 weeks apart) (His Birth Story Here)

Karl born January 2012 (Birth Story here)1Karl

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Zachary born October 2014 (no “real” birth story, but there is a QuickTakes post with the details)

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