these moments for always

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hellllloooo pittsburgh!! @jenmarie343 #123zihlmans

hellllloooo pittsburgh!! @jenmarie343 #123zihlmans

home cooked meal and sweet new friends. it’s like they’ve known @ltporth’s girls forever. #123zihlmans

home cooked meal and sweet new friends. it’s like they’ve known @ltporth’s girls forever. #123zihlmans

we found this gem along I-70 last year. three miles off the road and you feel like you’ve stepped back in time. blackwater, mo you are incredible. #123zihlmans

we found this gem along I-70 last year. three miles off the road and you feel like you’ve stepped back in time. blackwater, mo you are incredible. #123zihlmans

two days in MO with family. we’re stuffed…with yummy food, sweet memories, and so. much. love. #123zihlmans

two days in MO with family. we’re stuffed…with yummy food, sweet memories, and so. much. love. #123zihlmans

thank you Lord for mornings like this. sweet sleeping boys and slivers of daylight. #123zihlmans

thank you Lord for mornings like this. sweet sleeping boys and slivers of daylight. #123zihlmans

wedding-ing it up and loving that the crew could come along! #123zihlmans

wedding-ing it up and loving that the crew could come along! #123zihlmans

looks like the last 70 miles will be pretty peaceful. #123zihlmans

looks like the last 70 miles will be pretty peaceful. #123zihlmans

flint hills. I don’t love Kansas, but gosh darn I love these hills. #123zihlmans

flint hills. I don’t love Kansas, but gosh darn I love these hills. #123zihlmans

we started before dawn. nearly 4000 miles in the next two weeks. some 18 states. the excitement in the car at 5AM was awesome. #123zihlmans #zihlmanstake2014

we started before dawn. nearly 4000 miles in the next two weeks. some 18 states. the excitement in the car at 5AM was awesome. #123zihlmans #zihlmanstake2014

can’t decide which shoe to wear? not a problem for the little guy. #zihlmanstake2014

can’t decide which shoe to wear? not a problem for the little guy. #zihlmanstake2014

don’t you scream “cheese” when taking a selfie too? #zihlmanstake2014

don’t you scream “cheese” when taking a selfie too? #zihlmanstake2014

don’t you scream “cheese” when taking a selfie too? #zihlmanstake2014

don’t you scream “cheese” when taking a selfie too? #zihlmanstake2014

he’s had the best week with these buddies! #campthurman

he’s had the best week with these buddies! #campthurman

uneven always and getting rounder by the second. #22weeks

uneven always and getting rounder by the second. #22weeks

first purchase for the new babe. a sweet coming home blanket featuring a line from daddy’s favorite children’s book…by the über talented @carlymeganshop. #wherethewildthingsare

first purchase for the new babe. a sweet coming home blanket featuring a line from daddy’s favorite children’s book…by the über talented @carlymeganshop. #wherethewildthingsare