Here’s to Dads!

Dads. They’re great for laughs, learning, and often puns. June is wrapping up and it’s a great month to celebrate all father figures! All three authors at Start of the Trail were busy celebrating Father’s Day a few weeks ago. We thought it would great to share the memories we have of the dads inContinue reading “Here’s to Dads!”

What is on Your Summer Playlist?

Music changes everything. It helps us in stressful moments. It keeps us moving during a workout. It can motivate us for the game. Did you know it can also make you smarter and help with memory? Let’s play that music then! Music can help you make an entrance, right Jessica? It can help us relax.Continue reading “What is on Your Summer Playlist?”

Me-er than Me

This past weekend I turned 29…for the tenth year in a row. I love birthdays, but being the center of attention is a lot of pressure, ha ha.  I must be honest, this journey of starting a blog and writing thoughts, experiences, and feelings has been an adjustment. I have this insecurity talking about myself.Continue reading “Me-er than Me”

Thank You, Mom!

“To the world, you are a mother. To your family, you are the world.” I was going to start off this post by stating the history of moms; however, moms are our history. They are the reason we exist. Not to be debated with people’s beliefs of existence, just stating a fact we come intoContinue reading “Thank You, Mom!”

Mindset, Movement & Magic

Hello Start of the Trail listeners! This week we are changing it up a bit. I recently sat down with a friend who is on a mission to inspire and help others find purpose and passion in everyday life. We all need a little extra self-care right now and Krissy Zegers is the perfect personContinue reading “Mindset, Movement & Magic”

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream. A Nod to Our Favorite Summer Trips.

With most of us putting off summer vacations in 2020, we are looking forward to safely returning to our travels in 2021. We would like to share some of our favorite places to visit and a few we are hoping to in the very near future. While not intentional, the three of us did haveContinue reading “I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream for Ice Cream. A Nod to Our Favorite Summer Trips.”

Green is Not Just a Color

I know it may be cliche to write about being “eco friendly” this time of year, but it is something our household has been passionate about for years. It seemed fitting to talk about it right now, but trust me when I say I could talk about it any day! Reflecting back on when RobContinue reading “Green is Not Just a Color”

Our Top TV Shows, Audiobooks, and Movies.

Our post this month is worth binge-reading! Literally. Our three authors are bringing you our ‘current’ favorites to binge-watch…and listen. The selections are so gripping, you might feel like you are up against the ropes, trying to survive the end of the world, and escaping to space. Every month, Molly, myself, and Jessica will bringContinue reading “Our Top TV Shows, Audiobooks, and Movies.”

Straw Bales…The 8th Wonder of Gardening

Planning and planting season is among us! Snow is starting to give way to mud that will soon be green grass and warmer temperatures. I look out my window and see rows of straw bales in the back corner of our yard with a dusting of March snow on them. They are calling out toContinue reading “Straw Bales…The 8th Wonder of Gardening”

What Does Mississippi Avenue, Fort Master, and The Game Have in Common? Some of Our Fondest Snow Memories

Every month, Jessica, Molly, and I will bring you a collaborative blog post. We will brainstorm ideas we each can write about. Then we will bring those stories together for our fourth post of the month. Our post this month is ‘snow’ much fun! Yes, as the title alludes to, we share some of ourContinue reading “What Does Mississippi Avenue, Fort Master, and The Game Have in Common? Some of Our Fondest Snow Memories”