Fear in God’s light…

As I was checking out at Target last week, Bryce climbed up on the edge of the counter, peered over, and started, “Can I pweese have a ring?” The clerk looked confused. I rolled my eyes, “Buddy, that’s the grocery store. They don’t have rings here.” He continued, undaunted, … [Read more...]

Why eyebrows?

Last week I had a jewelry show and Coach had practice, so our oldest was babysitting. I kept my phone close at hand just in case. Just before I started my show, I noticed that I had a text. Anxious that it may be one of the kids, I skimmed over it checking for blood… It was my … [Read more...]

Fit Friday…Zoodles!

I keep seeing lots of posts on how to substitute healthy foods for not so healthy ones. Cauliflower for mashed potatoes… Spaghetti squash for pasta... Zucchini for everything… Skeptical, I laugh and think, “Don’t mess with my mashed potatoes!” Last week, I decided … [Read more...]

Grey Hair and Soup Cans

Looking over my calendar for the week, I noticed my favorite day was just around the corner. Hair Day! Thank goodness too, because my natural blonde was shining through…really grey, but let’s not be negative…blonde works for me. So I headed to the salon, and asked Brittany to … [Read more...]

Is it Bedtime yet?

It’s 7:00 on a Wednesday night. Coach took the kids to church for me, and I finally, finally, have a little peace and quiet to write.  I sit down, Petey curls up next to me, and I got nada.  I’m so exhausted from chasing kids around that my mind can’t slow down enough to even … [Read more...]

The Tooth Fairy…

Bryce bounced down the hall and into my room singing like he does most mornings. I opened my eyes to see his little face within a few inches of mine grinning from ear to ear. Very animated he began, “Mo-om! The tooth fairy come see me last night!” Puzzled, I blinked, my … [Read more...]

Thanksgiving Tree

One of my favorite holidays is Thanksgiving. I love the coziness, the traditions, spending time with family, and of course, the food. Last year, I decided that I really wanted our family to have the right focus leading up to the Christmas season. I remembered hearing our … [Read more...]