I really wanted to like this book. Honestly, I did. There’s nothing I like better than curling up with an uplifting “look what the Lord has done for me” sort of book… you know, the sort of miracle stories that stick with you when you’re feeling depressed and give you just that bit of encouragement … [Read more…]
I hope everyone has enjoyed this feast day! Children have WONDERFUL memories when it comes to tradition, so there was NO WAY I would be able to get through this day without baking a devil’s food cake and giving everyone little swords to eat it with. It’s getting easier to go without chocolate, but wow… … [Read more…]
1. Another week of holding a very fussy kid. Bless his heart. Someday we’re all going to sit back and laugh as we remember these days, but for right now… well, in my better moments I try to offer it up. In my not-so-good moments, I opt for a walk around the neighborhood or a … [Read more…]
I received a copy of What Ticks You Off (and How to Deal with It) months ago… listened to it right away… and then forgot to write the review during the last months of my pregnancy. Boo. Bad reviewer. BUT… seeing as I had the opportunity to go out shopping this past Saturday BY MYSELF, … [Read more…]
Many thanks to my brother, who told me I just had to see this… Enjoy!
… I thought I should at least post some pictures. (I always love looking at pictures on blogs… don’t you?) Things are finally moving house-wise around here. We have wanted to rip up the carpet in the back of the house for YEARS, but were never in a position financially to do it. This weekend, … [Read more…]
Sunday night we had the chance to go to a free fair held by one of the local churches. Since it advertised “free hot air balloon rides,” I felt obligated to go. You see, Reilly’s dream has been to go up in a hot air balloon. We got there after supper and stood in line … [Read more…]