I was assigned the task of buying 18 buckets for Tripp’s end of the year party. So on Monday morning, I set out on a simple quest to find the buckets, purchase the buckets and deliver the buckets to his class the next day. I did not plan on spending way too much time contemplating what… Continue reading Buckets.
I woke up last weekend and my eye was swollen shut. I was stunned to see the right side of my face much larger than the left. I woke up Patrick to show him. Through sleepy eyes, he studied my face and so sweetly assured me it wasn’t as bad as I thought it was; however,… Continue reading Danger Zone.
Confession: Tripp’s favorite movie is Sandlot and he asks to watch it all the time. I’ve come to realize that those boys don’t have the cleanest mouths. In fact, Tripp has picked up on one particular phrase that I wasn’t too thrilled about. As we were sitting down at the dinner table one night this… Continue reading Deep Ship.
Every single morning I wake up, pour my coffee and get Tripp settled with his breakfast. Barefoot, I walk out in my backyard and check on every single plant. I check to see if any of my vegetables grew any bigger. I count the buds on my rose bush to see if there are anymore than… Continue reading Impatiens.
When I started this blog, I had goals to post at least 3 times a week. Hahaha. 2017 has been quite eventful and very busy! My best friend got married in January. I got a part-time, “temporary” job (that somehow is becoming more and more permanent). I have helped throw several parties. We redid our… Continue reading Spring.
Like so many, I am really thankful to welcome a brand new year. 2016 held much heartache for me and a fresh start is rejuvenating to my weary soul. Even through those tough circumstances, I have to acknowledge the abundance of God’s grace poured out on me and my family. Even in the valley, I can testify… Continue reading 2016
I cannot believe that the Christmas season has already come and gone. It flew by so fast this year and left a complete disaster in its wake. I have spent DAYS trying to get my house back in order. I have been whispering to myself motivational phrases like, “Stay the course!” and “Don’t give up.” Listen, our toy situation… Continue reading Around Here.