Archive for November, 2007

Home Stretch

Today I went in for my 38 week appointment and was surprised to hear that I am 3cm dilated and 70% effaced. I was mostly surprised because I haven’t experienced any of the symptoms that the books talk about. I thought by now I would have at least experienced Braxton Hicks contractions, but none so […]

Shark Shoes

We aren’t obsessed with sharks, but my husband is fond of sharks and he is also fond of cleaver things. The other day a friend of ours told us that Nordstrom’s had some Vans (a brand of shoe) on sale that had sharks on them. We were curious, so we took a trip over to […]


Perseverance — the steadfast effort to follow God’s commands and to do His work. The New Testament makes it clear that faith alone can save. But it makes it equally clear that perseverance in doing good works is the greatest indication that an individual’s faith is genuine (James 2:14-26). In deed, perseverance springs from a […]

Happy Birthday Archshrk!

Happy Birthday Archshrk! What a wonderful year we have had together. We took a wonderful trip to Kauai, attended the grand opening of the Skywalk in Las Vegas, found out we were pregnant, celebrated our third year anniversary, as well as enjoying our daily lives by spending quality time with each other, family and friends. […]

Creating a Loving Environment for Godly Relationships

By Peter Garich Plumbing the depths of how to create an environment of godly love in our relationships is more than we can accomplish in these few paragraphs. It is, however, possible to explore some of the most important passages and principles that, I believe, are primary to the process. I call it a process […]

Women’s Retreat

Last weekend I went to a women’s retreat at the Calvary Bible College in Temecula, California. This was Kaleo’s first retreat in three years and long overdue. I arrived at 2pm on Friday to help setup and take pictures as women arrived to the retreat. I was so looking forward to going. I knew I’d […]

Interested in Digital Photography?

A couple years ago I became interested in photography, but didn’t know exactly what to do about it. I received a catalog in the mail for adult school education and saw they offered quite a variety of classes. The one that caught my eye was a class that focused only on learning how to use […]

9 Months

I’m 9 months pregnant! I have 27 days and counting till my son is born. If I had it my way it would be sooner than later, but God’s timing is always best. My husband and I were talking and I was telling him how amazed I continue to be at how fast the time […]

Helpful Tips

I haven’t presonally tried these, but my mom sent this list to me. Try some of them out and let me know if they worked. 1. Reheat Pizza Heat up leftover pizza in a nonstick skillet on top of the stove , set heat to med-low and heat till warm. This keeps the crust crispy. […]