Pad Thai

So I’ve been on the hunt for a delicious Pad Thai recipe and  found one in new favorite cookbook Happily Homemade  (you can read my full review here – I really can’t say enough good things and that’s why I just keep telling you about it, one of these days you’ll snag yourself a copy!)  […]

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Eggs and Easter

So Easter around our house is a really big deal. But so is spring!   That is… when we get one… Here in the Pacific Northwest we haven’t seen much of it yet, but the last couple days with a few bursts of sunshine have given us hope. Last week my cousin Kylie gave us […]

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Saturday Brunch

We have slowed our Saturdays way down.  Usually there is something on the house fix-it list, but we primarily rest and play. It’s been a refreshing change.  Today first up was  smoothies for breakfast and a family movie while I made brunch.  The boys love snuggling on the couch with their Papa and I so […]

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You Are Free: Book Review

While I cannot say You Are Free by Rebekah Lyons is one of a kind I can say that it’s message is SO MUCH more than its 231 pages. I believe this book is part of a movement. The themes of freedom, rescue, calling, confession, rest, grief, weakness, celebration, bravery… they are common themes among […]

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Nothing to Prove

  This will really be a two-part post that also provides lots of affiliate links for you to pick up incredible books. I hope you’ll check it out. More specifically you’ll get a review of Jennie Allen’ new book,  Nothing to Prove by Jennie Allen and my own personal reflections and journey with this idea […]

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Saint Patrick’s Day: Food

So as I shared yesterday St. Patrick’s Day is a super fun holiday for our family. I love finding all kinds of big and small ways to celebrate. This was the snack we put together for Cashel to share with his preschool friends yesterday. Easy to locate foods, I even found some on sale that […]

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Irish Soda Bread: A traditional recipe

Our family is Irish and the beautiful land and people of Ireland hold a very special place in our hearts. I mean all three of our boys were named for places in Ireland! We hope to someday take them to their namesake locations and travel the gorgeous countryside as a family. Cashel was named for […]

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