Family Life · Foster to Adopt

Getting ready, the unknown of Foster Care

One of the difficult parts of this Foster to Adopt journey is the vast amount of things that are out of my control.  I enjoy planning and scheduling my life.  To do lists are my friend and when there is a plan I am more at ease. With Foster to Adopt we have no idea… Continue reading Getting ready, the unknown of Foster Care

Books · Faith · Family Life · Marriage

A Trip Around The Sun – Book Review

Basically: Read this book!!  It is well written and full of great stories from two men who live incredible lives.  Even if you’re not a Christian, this book is full inspiring and encouraging words. The subtitle, ‘Turning Your Everyday Life into the Adventure of a Lifetime” is a perfect summary of the book. My husband… Continue reading A Trip Around The Sun – Book Review

Faith · Family Life · Fashion and Beauty

5 Things I’ve Learned About Texas

It’s the 3 year anniversary of our move to Texas!  I cannot believe how fast time has gone.  I’ve been through many stages of figuring this place out. Here’s some things I’ve learned about the Lone Star State and the South: 1. Bug bites can make you reconsider your life!  Yes, dramatic, but if you’ve… Continue reading 5 Things I’ve Learned About Texas

Family Life · Home Life

Messy House and Friendship

If your friend drops by and you’re not immediately in a panic about the state of your house I think you’ve got a good friend standing in front of you! I used to want my house to look like a magazine all the time.  Actually, I thought that’s how my house was supposed to look!… Continue reading Messy House and Friendship

Family Life

First Baseball Game

We went to visit Mark’s family in Southern California last week!  It was wonderful!  We had a great time relaxing, getting in some good rest, family time, us time, beach time, sun time, all the good stuff! Mark’s dad loves baseball so it was extra special to go to Zeke’s first baseball game with them!… Continue reading First Baseball Game

Books · Faith · Family Life · Marriage

In your rocking chair someday…

“You are responsible for the way you’ll look back on your life when you’re eighty years old.  You’re in control of the way you’ll feel that day in your rocking chair…” – Emily Ley, Grace not Perfection. I love this quote!  And I’m loving this book! I don’t remember when, but when I heard the phrase… Continue reading In your rocking chair someday…

Faith · Family Life

Hand-Me-Downs and Blessings

As I mentioned in this post, I’ve been struggling for some time with a rather life consuming issue.  I know, dramatic.  But sometimes the big issues are big issues.  So what is it?  Unexplained infertility. Sometimes it’s hard to say out loud, or in this case write.  Sometimes thinking about it makes me cry in… Continue reading Hand-Me-Downs and Blessings