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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

Family Life · Marriage

Guess Where We Went!

Before moving from Southern California my husband planned a really awesome experience for us to do with one of his good friends!  We’ll call this flash back Wednesday!? Look familiar?!  I’ll give you until the bottom of the post to guess where we are!! We saw a taping of THE BIG BANG THEORY!!!  And it… Continue reading Guess Where We Went!

Faith · Family Life

Trying To ‘Do It All’?

Dear friend, Ever find yourself in a race to ‘do it all’ or ‘have it all together’? I want to gently ask you, for who? Who are you ‘trying’ for?  Is it for others?  The other moms, your friends, your spouse, your coworkers, your family, or my most favorite, yourself? That’s a hard one and… Continue reading Trying To ‘Do It All’?

Family Life · Photography

One more bluebonnet session

We stopped on the side of the road (<— seriously!!)  and took these family photos one day on the way home from dinner!  I had been watching this hill bloom for a couple of days and contemplating taking photos here but I wasn’t sure if I was courageous enough!!  It’s along a pretty busy road… Continue reading One more bluebonnet session

Family Life · Fashion and Beauty · Photography

Bluebonnets with Z

After my bluebonnet photo session the other day I got to snap a few of my little love.  He loved playing in the flowers but you can totally see his boy nature coming out!  After watching the twin girls pick the flowers and love on each other and skip through the field it was a… Continue reading Bluebonnets with Z