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Motherhood: Year One

I'm a week late in writing this, but he was a week and a half late in getting here, and if I've learned anything in this process, it's that time works differently now. My sweet little boy is one year old! The last year has been the quickest and slowest year of my life. Some… Continue reading Motherhood: Year One

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Please Excuse the Mess & PSA

Happy New Year everyone! I hope that you all had a beautiful Christmas and that you are enjoying the excitement that the new beginnings of the fresh start the New Year brings. We spent a late Christmas in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It was beautiful, fun, and I had some time to reflect… Continue reading Please Excuse the Mess & PSA

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In the belly of a fish.

We read Jonah's prayer this week in my Friday morning women's small group: "Then Jonah prayed unto Jehovah his God out of the fish's belly. And he said, ' I called by reason of mine affliction unto Jehovah, And he answered me; Out of the belly of Sheol cried I, And thou heardest my voice.For… Continue reading In the belly of a fish.

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Joyful, Joyful

This was from a few weekends ago at Garden of the Gods. My husband snapped it from his phone and just showed me this week. It was the last really nice day before the cold and snow set in. It was a day that we woke up together as a family. It was a day… Continue reading Joyful, Joyful

Health

What’s for Breakfast:

One sure-fire way to love morning is to bake before bed. Last night I finally put the little pie pumpkin we bought Easton to good use (we never got around to carving it anyway). I love pumpkin recipes all fall (September-November!), and this was a hit this morning with coffee around here. Since it was… Continue reading What’s for Breakfast:

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Fall/Winter Daily Rhythm

Hello November. Hello time change that makes no sense if you have kids or pets. Hello wool sweaters & knit hats, jackets & mittens. Hello baked goods, life-affirming soups, afternoon tea, a bigger mug of coffee in the mornings. Hello candlelight, good books, reflection time, more yoga, new daily rhythms. I've been meaning to write… Continue reading Fall/Winter Daily Rhythm

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Practical Magic.

I've never been a big fan of scary movies. On Halloween night, I usually prefer to stay at home and pass out candy while watching movies. My favorite is Practical Magic.  It's one of my favorite movies--not just for Halloween night. I love this movie for any night. Truth. I do have a minor obsession… Continue reading Practical Magic.