Our Story

The Story of Us goes a little something like this...

Jake and I both grew up in the St. Louis, Missouri area. We met as kids at the church our families attended (and still attend to this day). We grew up together as friends, but during the summer of 2001, our friendship turned into something more and we started dating. We dated for quite a while until Jake finally proposed on November 23, 2006.

We got married ...

and bought our first home in 2007 and spent the first few years of our marriage working and making our first house a home.

Jake is a Sales Manager at a small packaging company and I work as a clerk for the Federal Courts.

Then on October 20, 2011, our lives were forever changed for the better when we welcomed our sweet baby boy Jackson Thomas into the world.


2 1/2 years later, on April 28, 2014, we welcomed our second baby into the world. A sweet baby girl named Avery Rose. Our hearts were full and our family was complete.


Along with our human babies, we have 2 furbabies as well, named Hunter

and Max.


In July of last year, we sold our first home and bought our second home... our forever home. :-) It is an old ranch style home with a finished, walk-out basement. It needs a whole lot of updating and TLC, but we are excited at all the possibilities it offers for our family.


Outside of working, having babies and buying homes, we love to travel as much as possible, we love spending weekends with our Family, Friends and Fur-babies and we are also very involved in our church. We are so thankful for all that God has done for us and feel so blessed beyond measure at this wonderful life He's given us.

Thanks for stopping by, and please stay tuned as our story continues.

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