Continuing with the crafting theme of yesterday’s post, I’d like to announce… [drumroll, please] I have actually scrapbooked four (count ’em, four) pages in our wedding album! Whoo hoo! Yes, only 14 years overdue, I actually sat down, went through packages of pictures, got them in order, and managed to get four pages done! Could … [Read more…]
I hope everyone is continuing to enjoy the Christmas season! I think I mentioned before that I just started knitting, thanks to the videos on youtube. It all started as a fluke, actually. I had bought some fun chunky yarn during the summer that I wanted to crochet into a hat or scarf. I soon … [Read more…]
Today’s second reading says, in part: “Let the word of Christ dwell in you richly, as in all wisdom you teach and admonish one another, singing psalms, hymns, and spiritual songs with gratitude in your hearts to God.“ My husband has been taking this to heart, admonishing us all in his best show tune voice. … [Read more…]
Yes, as shocking as it may be, for the first time in 50 years (so the news reports say), my little corner of the world has experienced SNOW on Christmas. As soon as the first snowflakes started falling, my kids ran outside, desperately scrounging up what they could off the car to make a snowball. … [Read more…]
1. Got the Christmas cards mailed out. (yes!) 2. Baked and packaged food to give to neighbors. 3. Created a “we’re-not-homeschooling-so-what-do-we-do-all-day” schedule that will hopefully carry us through next week!
(otherwise known as a Quick Takes wannabe) 1. I think I can take a deep breath now. Christmas preparations… at least a big chunk of them… are done. Of course, I still have a hefty amount to do, like send out Christmas cards and wrap the rest of the presents, but hey! I’m feeling pretty … [Read more…]
Praise be to God, he’s not in the hospital! He managed to gain 5.5 oz in 2 days, which gave our pediatrician enough encouragement that he was willing to go another week. We’ll go back in next Friday and see how much he has gained. I know I should be nothing but joyful, but I’m … [Read more…]
Joseph is eating more, which thrills me to no end. What he is not doing, however, is breastfeeding, and that crushes me. I know that many babies are fed formula — I was, my oldest was, all my siblings were, etc. I know that babies can thrive and be happy on it. Joseph, however, is … [Read more…]