Our Favorite Foods: Veggie Black Bean Tacos

Tonight we made one of our all-time favorite meals: veggie black bean tacos. This meal is packed with nutritious vegetables and yet remains customizable to everyone at the table–you put on only what you like. It’s a winner meal because it takes less than an hour to make and leaves you feeling satisfied and energized….

First-time Gardeners!

We recently planted our first garden! Our church has a garden plot where members can sign up for some space and we were excited to give it a go. We planted potatos, onions, bell peppers, spinach, kale, cucumbers, and tomatoes. We chose these particular vegetables because we eat them on a regular basis. Our go-to…

Mother’s Day with Friends

Our friends – the H family – were SO kind to invite us over for a Mother’s Day dinner. None of our immediate or extended family live in Virginia, so when we cannot travel for holidays our friends are our family. Beside the actual meal, Bradford spent the whole time outside with the H kids playing baseball…

Life’s Lessons Learned From Our Mothers

It being Mother’s Day, we had a conversation about the most impactful and recollected life lessons we gained from our mothers. Below are the highlights of our conversation: Bradford: Creativity: She encouraged me to explore. Growing up I explored my talents and improved my skills in pencil sketches and watercolor painting. She provided the supplies and space I needed…

Bella’s Adoption Story

It’s simple, really. I just knew. When I heard about Bella’s birth and situation I felt strongly Bella needed to be my sister. Although I was only 14 years old, the feeling was undeniable and I had to do something about it. I wrote a letter to my parents, telling them what I knew about…

Dear Expectant Mother

Hello! We are Bradford & Leticia Stucki. And we are hopeful adoptive parents. We realize this has probably been an incredibly difficult decision to make. We also realize you have a deep love for your child. You are trying to decide what is best for him or her. We deeply admire you for that. A…