Joyful Friday


Inspired by my friend, Erin, I’m taking time today to remember and appreciate the joy in my life. My husband; laughing, crying, talking, being together. My children; hearing and watching them laugh together. My five-year-old; his affectionate hugs. My two-year-old; when he kisses the baby on my tummy. My eight-year-old; her freckles, her missing-and-loose-teeth smiles, and her […]

June 8, 2012

A story about a pregnant woman’s water spilling at the grocery store


So here’s a funny story for you on this fine Wednesday afternoon: I was at the grocery store check out line the other day getting all the bags packed away in the cart. My purse was on the child’s seat (for once unoccupied by a child!) so I moved it and hung it over my shoulder […]

May 23, 2012

White Chili

Food, Random

White Chili is up next in the Autumn Soup Series by Martha. This is a fun twist to the average brown/beef chili. It seems more elegant and creamier. I really like the taste of the white northern beans combined with the chicken. Here is the recipe below as shared by Martha. Mine came out a little […]

November 29, 2011

Part II: An Exciting family Adventure up Pikes Peak


Part II of An Exciting Family Trip up Pikes Peak. So my father-in-law and the three kids and I made it to the peak but we weren’t sure yet how much longer it would be before the three hikers, my husband and his mom and his brother, finished their nice little hike up to join us. […]

October 26, 2011

An exciting family trip up Pikes Peak.


Our family recently took a vacation to Colorado Springs. There was a two-fold purpose for our trip there. 1–Rest and get away from everything here at home and 2-hike up Pike’s Peak. (Well actually only my husband and his mom and brother planned on doing that part.) So here was the plan for that: My father-in-law would drive […]

October 25, 2011