Migraines and Little Kids {giveaway closed}

***Congrats to Lindsay C.**** If you've been around here long enough, you know I've shared my sordid journey with migraines over the years. It's really difficult to explain to people who have … [Read more...]

Gentle Reminders & a giveaway! {barn owl primitives}

One of the most fascinating aspects of being a mom has been how DIFFERENT kids are. I guess you kinda know that in general...of course we're all different and have different personalities...of … [Read more...]

Helping a friend through medical crisis

If you've been reading along for any length of time, you know that my heart breaks for families enduring medical crisis. There's the obvious reasons: mamas and dads engulfed in terminology and … [Read more...]

Romance, Noise, and Headphones {giveaway}

When Andy and I were brand new marrieds, we were in our last year of college. I had all these plans and dreams and idealistic notions of what Married College Life would look like.  We would wake up … [Read more...]

FedEx, Countless Possibilities, & Giving Back {giveaway}

I taught the 2-3's Sunday School class one year. About 3 weeks in (as in, three whole Sundays), I realized that a teacher I was not. All the advance planning, prep work, being patient with other … [Read more...]

Toys for Tots Happiness

My kids live a pretty charmed life. In fact, they have A LOT more opportunity and frankly, STUFF than either Andy or I ever did as kids. I was raised by immigrant grandparents who filled our … [Read more...]

Weird but True Wednesday {giveaway}

Books, books, books. Everywhere you look in my home, there will be at least one book somewhere. On the floor.  Peeking out from under the couch.  Piled high on the nightstand.  Both nightstands. … [Read more...]

Holiday Cards from Minted {giveaway}

  I don't send out Christmas cards every year mainly because I often don't have that perfect Christmas card worthy family photo. Which is really silly because there are no rules when it … [Read more...]