Archive for December, 2012

Comfort At Christmas Time

I found this article on and couldn’t help but grieve and praise God as I read it. This woman’s strength in the Lord is inspiring and really makes me think how painful and hopeless this life could be at times without the comfort and love of Christ. Just like the woman could have folded […]

Grandma Julie

My mom called tonight to tell me my grandma Julie passed away during the night. She was 79 years old. I am comforted in knowing she was surrounded by loved ones when she passed and I pray she is singing and rejoicing in heaven. My grandpa passed away in March and I’m so glad they […]

Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping

(Photo borrowed from In hopes of making a muffin my kids will eat that isn’t chocolate I tried these yummy sounding Pumpkin Muffins with Streusel Topping from Just in case I mixed in some mini chocolate chips just so that when they ask if there is chocolate I could say yes. Ha! They […]

Prayer for Grandma Julie

Friends, if you could pray along side me that would be wonderful. My Grandma Julie has had dementia for many years now, but has been stable and well cared for by my aunt (and family) and the home where she stays (My grandfather passed away this last March). My aunt informed me yesterday that my […]

Corbin Lost His First Tooth

After arriving back home from a holiday party at Luke’s work, I was getting the kids out of the car and when I looked at Corbin I noticed something and asked him to open his mouth. That’s when I saw there was a tooth missing. He is super excited about it and said “I have […]

Pirate Legos

My son continues to amaze me with his Lego creations. Here is one of his recent pirate ships. So cool!

Ansel Hoffman Reserve

We joined some gals from church at Ansel Hoffman Reserve for a nature walk on Friday. The kids loved hanging out with their buddies, running around, watching the deer and turkeys, jumping in puddles, throwing rocks in the river and finishing it off with hot chocolate and marshmallows.

Item In Action – Pink and Gray Banner

Another great shot shared by TuLeaf Photography. She had asked me previously to create a custom pink and grey banner for photo shoots. It turned out great!