Apparently we eat out a lot. The only evidence of this other than our waistlines are the abundance of restaurant crayons we have collected. I started when Judah was barely old enough to hold a crayon. We would ask for the kids menu to help distract him before the bread or meal came and inevitably […]Read more "Crayons, Chalk and Teapots"
Just over a year ago, my husband worked in the city, and every morning one of his life-long friends and co-workers came to our house, opened the door, and sat on our couch until Cliff is ready to drive them into the city. Every morning when I came downstairs with Judah on the way to […]Read more "#Gratitude: The Snitch of Salvation"
We have fleas. Lots and lots of fleas. Fleas in the yard. Fleas in the house. Fleas on the dog. Fleas on the cat. No fleas meds are working and I don’t want to bomb the house although I’ve thought about setting it on fire (kidding, the hardwood floors and kitchen cabinets took too long […]Read more "Banana Oatmeal Peanut Butter and Garlic?! Dog Treats"
I’ve known my calling since high school. I don’t have a specific moment or a prophetic revelation that I can pin point. No one spoke to me out of the blue, and I didn’t have dreams of the future. I just knew. Ironically I didn’t speak of it much, I just went about my way […]Read more "My Ministry Adventure: A Specific Calling to Surprise Party"
Before anyone takes offense to me calling anyone else crazy, let’s just admit for a hot second that you are indeed crazy. Every last one of us is. Now let it go, let it go** because this post isn’t about you–it’s about some other crazy person, over there. (**Bonus points if you sang the second half of Let […]Read more "An Ever-Growing Family of Crazies"
Very few people would know who I am talking about when I say Bumblegardner and equally as few would know what a Magilicutty is. But my Dad does–because he made them up. However, in all my years of life leading up to college, it never seemed important for my parents to clarify that these terms […]Read more "#Gratitude: Bumblegardner & Magilacutty"
I walked into the back room of my two-room dorm room, my roommate and life-long friend followed me in. She said she had to talk to me and looked uber concerned. I stood by my desk and she made her way across our teeny tiny bedroom to the cross-crossed bunk bed wonderland we made to […]Read more "#Gratitude: Strong Lil Momma"