Food is in entwined with my memories. I would imagine it is for you as well. The taste of a warm chocolate chip cookie makes my taste buds salivate even now, the smell of pancakes on the griddle, Asian food simmering on the stove, or even just a basic boxed dinner can trigger significant and […]
In this beautiful crazy thing we call our lives our day to day is consumed with tasks and making it all run. But if we are totally consumed with the tasks we miss out, we miss it. The soul tending is the important stuff, and we make time for what is important to us. The […]
Last night I set to baking some breakfast muffins for my big boys, two of them start preschool tomorrow. As I searched Pinterest and pulled out the kitchen tools I would need to make this recipe something stopped me dead in my tracks. It was a texture and the smell, all-too-familiar. You see these orange […]
Our Fall Family Maternity shoot was a complete success! I’m in love with the photos and we made a beautiful memory as a family. First, I’ll give the credit where it is due. Tonie, my sister, is one talented photographer . Check her out here at Tonie Christine Photography. Despite being just 8 weeks post […]
1. Cracker crumbs crunched throughout every nook and cranny in my car. (Or in my life for that matter) 😉 2. The bath toys strewn about our tub; that sprinkle cold water on me as I put them away before taking my shower. 3. The baby boy and toddler socks in my laundry. 4. A little lot less storage […]
As we have spent the past five years growing our family we have a few things we have come to see. Together my husband and I have created a “new normal.” You will hear me (and him) talk about this and it is content enough for it’s own post. One I may just need to […]
92. I am thankful for people. People who love me, invest in me, give selflessly to me, care for me and challenge me.
What a woman my Mother is. I couldn’t ask for more. Loving Patient Caring Giving Joyful Generous Patient Adventurous Humble Understanding Patient Beautiful Gentle Strong Did I mention patient? Anyways, she has found this incredible balance of Mother and now friend. She doesn’t give unsoliscited advice but I’m always seaking it because she is so […]
I’m hoping to do a series of posts centered on marriage and honoring those in my life who have been married for YEARS. I have found them to be so inspiring and wanted to share just parts of their stories. Yesterday my Aunti Judy and Uncle Bob celebrated 39 years of marriage. My Uncle Bob […]
So here is my *** picture of you with a family member *** addendum now that I got to meet baby Konrad! He is simply perfect.