Chipped Plates

This is one of those blessings that you have to go all around the circle and as you're coming back around, you realize that you can be thankful for it. I registered for Wedgwood, Queen's Shape everyday dishes when we got engaged.  I received about 12 place settings.  We don't use them every single day, … Continue reading Chipped Plates

Pumpkin Bread

The kids are always appreciative when there is a snack waiting for them when they get home from school.  Walking in the door and smelling something warm just from the oven can even put a smile on a grumpy teenager's face.  The thank you's and hugs make me glad I took the extra time. Warm … Continue reading Pumpkin Bread

Haiti Trip

A Facebook post from my daughter...May we all find a way to 'turn the blessings around' in 2013! ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~   ‎2012 has been my year of blessings. There are so, so many things I am thankful for.  An always-loving God gave me a trip to Haiti over the summer, my first year of horse shows, … Continue reading Haiti Trip

Chipped Plates

This is one of those blessings that you have to go all around the circle and as you're coming back around, you realize that you can be thankful for it. I registered for Wedgwood, Queen's Shape everyday dishes when we got engaged.  I received about 12 place settings.  We don't use them every single day, … Continue reading Chipped Plates

Differences in Marriage

My husband and I are very much alike in our beliefs and our values.    We agree politically (though he's a bit more verbal and opinionated).    We agree spiritually.    We agree on how to rear our children. In our personalities, though, we are completely different.    He is outgoing with nary a shy … Continue reading Differences in Marriage

Hannah’s Horse Paintings

I was cleaning my daughter's room yesterday and found these paintings. She was working on them last week. I know because I saw her washing out brushes in the kitchen. But, she never showed me the paintings. To my quiet, reserved, humble middle child... I will find your talents and show them to the world!

Today, I’m thankful for…

School being back in session.  I love them being home, but, it's time... A hyper husband...because I'm not. All 4 children now changing their own sheets.  The privilege of prayer. An almost 21 year old son who will come sit and talk with me for an hour when he gets in from work. A daughter … Continue reading Today, I’m thankful for…