I absolutely love springtime. I like the latter half of spring better however, when it's nice and warm. But the anticipation and excitement that comes once you know spring is on its way is almost equally as delicious. I love the miracle of new life popping up through the … [Read more...] about Gratituesday: Oh Glorious Spring!
Archives for April 2009
“Have nothing in your house that you do not know to be useful or believe to be beautiful.” -William Morris I love this quote that I found on Simple Mom's site. I've been trying to incorporate this philosophy into my own life lately. I've been sorting and purging like crazy lately … [Read more...] about Reflections on My Consumerist Tendencies
I just read an excellent post on being real from This is My Life. I was very inspired, and convicted, and torn. Oh, so many emotions surround this topic. I am the only one of my close circle of friends that has kids. It is sorta isolating, in a way. My friends are absolutely … [Read more...] about Real Motherhood
I'm grateful today for the fact that I live close to my extended family. My parents, siblings, and in-laws all live within 30 minutes of us, and we get to see them usually a couple times a month at least. That's been an especially huge blessing as we became parents almost 7 months … [Read more...] about Gratituesday: Living Close to Family
Today it snowed. Grrrr. OK, actually, this photo is from January 2007... but it did snow today. In April. Only a couple centimeters, but STILL! It was 14 degrees on the weekend! (That's 57 for those who speak Fahrenheit). So, in my own personal protest (or wishful thinking), … [Read more...] about If I Refuse to Acknowledge the Snow, Will it Go Away?
I recently read an article on my fave blog, Simple Mom, about Facebook. I found it very interesting, and was inspired to write my own thoughts on this social networking phenomenon. I remember the first time I had heard of Facebook. Honey and I had run into an old high school … [Read more...] about Are You a Facebookaholic?
I know. He's ridiculously cute. Cuteness like that should be outlawed. No one in my family gets anything done when they're over. They just sit around playing with him and looking at him with goofy smiles on their faces. Anyway, back to the task at hand. Your challenge for the day … [Read more...] about Wordless Wednesday – My Little Homie