day seventeen

*** pictures of something(s) that have changed you *** yes… took some liberty and chose three. first my women & wine group who have been meeting for a year. discussing growth and god. secondly budgeting has transformed my (our) life. and finally teaching four years of teaching see the pumpkin patch from October of 2007, […]

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day sixteen

*** a picture of something that inspires you *** my grandmothers – “grandma maryott” and “honey” – absolutely inspire me. not only do they defy odds and embody the “young at heart” statement… but they are friends with each other! and raised kids who like and love them, and created families that are desperate to […]

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day fourteen

*** a picture of someone you couldn’t imagine your life without*** my auntie toni is like a second mom and truly a hero of mine. she has always loved me, hasn’t always liked me – for good reason, and is so dedicated to me as a person. she is inspiring, full of laughter, gives great words […]

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day thirteen

*** a picture of your favorite band *** my music is typically decided by pandora or my beloved “live-in musician” a.k.a. my husband. however, i’m going to take this time to make a shameless plug for the men in my life. Sound House Studios presents… The Jacobson Family Band luke (left) and elliot (right) – […]

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day eleven

*** a picture of something you hate. ***  Psalms 31:18, “Let the lying lips be put to silence” Psalms 119:163, “I hate and abhor lying: but thy law do I love.”  Proverbs 12:19 “Truthful lips endure forever, the lying tongue, for only a moment. “ Proverbs 16:28 “A troublemaker plants seeds of strife; gossip separates […]

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snow day extras and an inspiration forecast

it’s a snow day so I have some extra time… first I want to share 2 new blogs I am following The Beautiful Frugal Life and Not So Suzy Homemaker. I have found Beautiful Frugal to be applicable to my life and the ways I’m trying to be better at deal finding. Not so Suzy has a […]

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day ten

i’m craziest with my husband… he just brings it out in me…  our most recent crazy adventure was to the Olympic National Forest to get our 2010 Christmas tree in the dark. And then to being it back inside our 1974 Volkswagon Bus. (I guess buying the bus in August would also count as a […]

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day nine

**a picture of those who have gotten me through the most** my mom and dad, whom i affectionately call “Momma and Papa” have seen me through so much. the list is endless and their are not words for the gratitude i feel. but in the spirit of being thankful and expressing my gratitude. thank you […]

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