Tag Archives: Hays

Haas family reunion 2017

This past weekend we traveled back to my parents’ hometown of Hays, Kansas to attend a family reunion for my dad’s side. 108 out of 144 of us made it (my dad is one of 14!), and the boys had … Continue reading

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Saying goodbye

While never easy, saying goodbye to a loved one can come from such a place of peace. This past weekend we laid my dear grandmother, Lucida “Zita” Dreiling to rest. After having made the trip to Hays a month ago … Continue reading

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Road warrior

This past weekend my parents, Morgan, myself and Evie all loaded up into a squished SUV to take the seven hour road trip west to Hays, Kansas. I know I’ve talked about Hays before on here as both of my … Continue reading

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Ev + Hays

I haven’t made the trip back to Hays (where my parents are from) since I was pregnant with Everett, so it was high time to load up the car and drive the seven+ hours (obviously more with a toddler in tow) to … Continue reading

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On the road again

The trip to Hays was quick but it’s always good to catch up with family and indulge in a few local treats. [a little patriotic Rock Chalk outside of Lawrence, KS] [convenience store staples: snoballs and big hunks] [homemade sweet … Continue reading

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Hays America

Over the past weekend I made a trip to my parents’ house to go through my mom’s baby bins. Yes, she has been purchasing baby clothes that she has found deeply discounted over the past couple of years for our … Continue reading

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Looking ahead

Heavy heart update: Even though my trip to Hays was for a somber reason, it is always good to reconnect with loved ones. I got to spend time with my grandma, aunts, uncles and cousins reminiscing about Mike and how … Continue reading

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Hays hangover

Flying dutchman update: Fresh off our trip to Hays for the weekend and man am I tired. Hays really took it out of me. Must have been all that chatting and dancing… And one more picture from Hays. My late Grandma … Continue reading

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Flying dutchman

Seeing stripes update: After rummaging through my closet, I think I have put together the perfect outfit for this weekend’s wedding. Dressy but not too dressy. Tomorrow we pack up the car again for our 7-hour trek to Hays, Kansas. … Continue reading

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Helianthus annuus

Race for the case update: I haven’t found “the one” yet, so while I shop around for the perfect case I just need one so that I don’t feel as if my iPhone is going to break at the touch … Continue reading

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