It’s July!

motherhood, pregnancy, Random

That means I’m almost done cooking this baby! One more (full) month. I’m ready and not ready all at the same time. (This song sums it up well: I’m just a girl whose stuck in the middle…trying to just sit back and enjoy the rest of the show) Ready to meet this baby. Ready to stare […]

July 2, 2012

Joyful Friday II

Around the House, Beauty, Joyful, Nature, Photography, Small Successes, Thankful Thursday

Ok, I got some more sleep and took it a little easier yesterday so the grumpy clouds lifted and let the sun shine through today…at least for the moment. After last week’s joyful post, I’ve thought more about all the joys and blessings in my life. They are sometimes but little flickers of light dancing on the shadows of […]

June 22, 2012

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

Barbecue Hamburgers


I loosely followed the recipe I loosely follow for BBQ Meatloaf to make these tangy burgers but with enough modifications to essentially make a whole new recipe. Here’s what I used for the patties: 1 lb Ground Beef 1 tsp Salt Dash of Pepper 1 Egg 1/2 cup to 1 cup of Bread Crumbs (we were […]

May 29, 2012