John and Katie

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Walking with Thor

We like taking Thor on walks together, even when it’s snowing, which happens a lot in Minnesota. The summer heat can make walks shorter but Thor still loves it, as do we. Read more »

Spring Grilling

We try to use our grill when possible to grill chicken, steaks, etc. But it is better when the weather is nice - our favorite time for burgers. Read more »


It’s nice to have family nearby. Recently, John’s dad came over to help remove a tree stump in our backyard. It was definitely a two-person job. Read more »

Morning View

This is our backyard view to wake up to every morning. Now that it’s spring, the ducks are typically enjoying the pond as well. Read more »


We both like to bake, especially around birthdays and holidays. John’s specialty is cheesecake (as seen in this photo) and Katie makes banana bread almost every week. Read more »


Running is something we have enjoyed doing together. This picture is from a race during cold weather but it’s finally getting warmer in Minnesota, which makes running more fun. Read more »


We like to experience new places. Recently, we went to Austin, Texas. Since we also enjoy home renovation projects, we visited the Magnolia market in nearby Waco. Read more »

On Parenting

John was encouraged by his parents to be his best person. Growing up, they encouraged him to explore his interests and passions. Katie’s parents made her feel like she could do anything. They would be there to cheer her on if she needed them. We want to provide the same experiences for our child. We will: encourage our Read more »

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