Like most young girls, I thought about my future wedding now and then-what my groom would look like, the dress, the lights, the flowers-all the small things that set such a day apart from all others. But more than all of that, I wondered what it would feel like to say “I do”.
Fast forward several years to a rainy August evening where I did stand before God and witnesses, and spoke holy vows to the tall man in front of me. Continue reading “I Didn’t Say “I Do””
I find birth stories to be breathtakingly beautiful-a window into one of the life changing moments of a family. So this is one of ours. It was very different from my other births, and found it difficult to write. But I did. It may be raw, unexpected, and a trifle long….but it’s ours. Part of our family history now. And I would like to share this small window with you. Continue reading “A Tale of Birth”
February was my very first, officially titled, No Spending Month. I had never taken on this specific challenge before, and on Feb 1st, was excited to tackle it and see what I would learn. Continue reading “4 Things I Learned From My No Spending Month”
February is a month of loooovvvve.…but aside from the Hallmark implied kissy mushiness, there are thousands of ways to show loving kindness to those around you-both within your bubble and outside your comfort zone. Continue reading “From Me to You…With Love”
A row of tiny, shiny rubber rain boots. The lyrics of a song that bring back memories of anticipation and romance. The way light pours through old, decrepit windows. A gallery wall of creativity. A hallway, that, although not decorated or changed at all, happens to be one of my favorite rooms in this rental. Continue reading “What You Can See…When the Clutter Is Gone”
Christmas is coming!
Like most families, we’re making plans and collecting gift ideas.
It’s a wonderful, joyful experience to give someone a gift-especially if you know it’s something that would truly make them smile.
But what do you give a loved one when they really aren’t too keen on “stuff”….AND you’re not too keen on only giving gift cards?
Continue reading “What to Give When They Don’t Want Stuff “
Dear C-Section Moms,
You ladies are amazing.
Really. Truly. Continue reading “A Letter to C-Section Moms”