Those closest to me know that after Christmas and Easter, my next favorite “holiday” is April Fool’s Day. I really need to sit down and figure out why scaring the crap out of surprising my husband and kids brings me tremendous joy. I mean, TREMENDOUS. But this year, with new baby Zoe, I was absolutely… Continue reading April Fool’s Day
The other day was not a five star day. It was one of those days where you just want to check the day off early and go to sleep until the next. Which is basically what I do every day, but with good reason…as I am full of child. I am sleeping half my day… Continue reading A Day in the Life of a Big Pregnant Tired Mom
A couple weeks ago, my hands were doing dishes while my eyes looked out the window towards my backyard. My mind was flitting here and there, thinking about my family, thinking about our church, thinking about how life was just so sweet right now that I could just write #blessings on anything and everything. I was… Continue reading Out the Kitchen Window
I have an issue. Well, I have a lot of issues, but one of my lifelong struggles is ear worms. Some call them brain worms. They are those catchy pieces of music that continually repeat through you head. Over and over and stinking over. My ear worm of the day happened to be Bruno Mars “Uptown… Continue reading How Bruno Mars Helped Me Get Ready for Church
Lucy is at that place right now where she really wants to blow bubbles, but bubble blowing practice sessions often begin with rapidly on-setting frustration. Patiently, we teach and reteach the skills necessary. Dip and check for a “window.” Put it close to your mouth, but not so close that you “break the window” and… Continue reading Bubbling over with Joy
This week I am going to recap our three day trip to Charleston. Sometimes when I read that people are going to recap their vacations, I get excited because I love looking at their pictures of good times and reading about their tales of adventure. This is not going to quite be that kind of… Continue reading Fashion? Or a Fashion Faux Pas? Help!
So Jason’s family has this annual festival. It’s called Bublitchki (pronounced Boob-litch-key) Fest. The idea for Bublitchki Fest was hatched by my mother in law and her sister (and my father in law disputes that he was also in on it!). They don’t usually dress like Eastern European peasants. We’ll get to that later. There… Continue reading Bublitchki Through the Years