13 Encouraging Bible Verses for the New Year

I don’t know about you, but this first week of the new year has been a doozy. As I kept thinking about this first list of 13, to carry on with the Thursday Thirteen theme, I kept coming back to this idea of encouraging Bible verses for the New Year. […] Read More

Reading Resolutions for 2016

A friend sent me a reading resolution list put out for 2015 – 100 reading resolutions for the year. It was pretty inspiring to Judah (almost 9) and myself, but not totally suited to us. We sat down and talked about it last week and decided to make up our […] Read More

52 weeks of Random Acts of Kindness

52 Random Acts of Kindness For the past couple of years I have adopted this habit; do something unexpected and kind for someone else every seven days, or – random acts of kindness. It’s not a once a week deal – it’s a within 7 days of doing one random […] Read More

13 New Things that happened in 2015

Once upon a time, when diapers were a part of my daily routine and sleep deprivation was my lot in life thanks to curly haired, needy cuties, I thoroughly enjoyed participating in something called Thursday Thirteen – a random list of thirteen things shared every Thursday. It was a fun […] Read More

Gate of the Year

And I said to the man who stood at the gate of the year: “Give me a light that I may tread safely into the unknown.” And he replied: “Go out into the darkness and put your hand into the Hand of God. That shall be to you better than […] Read More

Pictures of Puppy {an update on Turk}

It is wild how big our puppy, Turk, has gotten! We have had him for about six weeks now and he is the sweetest and craziest addition to our home. (see his first pictures here) He is somewhere around 20lbs – and was a mere 7lbs when we first got […] Read More

Christmas Card

Merry Christmas from our craziness to yours! One of my favorite things each year is to look at previous year’s Christmas cards to see how friends and family are changing and growing. Time passes so fast and it’s so precious to see the fleeting moments captured. A couple years ago I […] Read More

Star Wars Christmas Ornament Dessert | White Chocolate Cream

The boys have been begging me to make this Christmas Star Wars Ornament Dessert. We don’t even have plans to see the new Star Wars movie, but the boys are super excited about Star Wars and are happy just celebrating its release with the dessert. This white chocolate cream dessert […] Read More

Christmas Touches

I wanted to share some of the Christmas touches we have put up around the house. One of my favorites is the collection of silver trees I have been working on for years – eleven to be exact! I look for them after Christmas when everything is clearanced super cheap. […] Read More

Lego Costumes

Ahh! I am so very excited over these amazing Lego costumes our sweet friends made for the boys. They were very sneaky in asking the boys about which character they like (Judah chose Superman and Wesley the Hulk) and surprised them with these last evening. The boys had no idea! […] Read More