Family Life · Marriage · Parenting

Birthday Week

I love traditions.  Growing up we had birthday week and Mark has gladly adopted this one for our family! We have been known to extend birthday week to birthday month at times!  What can I say, we love to celebrate! My birthday was a few weeks ago and these are some pictures from our celebration. We… Continue reading Birthday Week

Faith · Family Life · Parenting

Lessons in Parenting – Grace

This week’s lesson is brought to you by that wonderful word, Grace. Ah, sweet, sweet grace!  I need it, no, depend on it, seek it and live in it.  It is a gift from the Lord.  A part of His character.  Wonderful grace. In becoming a mom I have learned more about grace than ever… Continue reading Lessons in Parenting – Grace

Faith · Family Life · Parenting

You Are Enough

Dear friend, I feel like this is a message I need to hear again and again, so I assume you do as well. You. Are.Enough. Just as you are.  Without doing another thing, without earning, without striving, without trying.  Right now.  Just you.  As you sit and breathe and rest for a moment and read… Continue reading You Are Enough

Family Life

Remembering Uncle Buck

I know he is in Paradise with Jesus and for that I am thankful and at peace.  But, as I remember him, I am grateful that I had such a wonderful, loving, hardworking, kind Uncle, and, I miss him. A few of my favorite things about Uncle Buck: He was one of the great followers… Continue reading Remembering Uncle Buck

Family Life · Parenting

Pumpkin Patch Fun!

We’ve been making the rounds on all the fun pumpkin patches in our area during these October weekends.  It has been so fun to see Zeke in different settings as he explores new things and discovers the world.  I love to see his excitement when he encounters something new.  I also love traditions.  I grew… Continue reading Pumpkin Patch Fun!