• Baby
  • Is There a Baby In There?

    Is there a baby in there? That’s what my 3 year old asked me a week or so ago, pointing to my tummy. I laughed and said, “Nope, I don’t think so unless God has other plans!” Turns out He did. Last Saturday I was washing the bacon grease off the breakfast pan when I […]

  • Blessings
  • I Don’t Deserve This

    I sit here, 12 years since making my choice in Jesus and in adoption… Amazed. Humbled. In awe. The Lord is good, y’all. He takes our ugliness and refines us into something new. He calls us to do His will and gives us strength then to do it. I don’t deserve this. I don’t deserve the relationship […]

  • Blessings
  • Joy in the Lazy Summer Morning

    My summer morning routine lately: -Nurse baby -Get up between 6 & 7 am (with the rare occasion of 8am!) -Set up TV show for kids -Make food/smoothies -Drink smoothie while reading devotional -Make coffee -Put baby down for morning nap -Drink coffee -Write and browse Facebook -Take a shower around 10am -Start chores, lunch […]

  • Awesome Husband
  • Journey to Joy: My Happy Place

    We decided to splurge this year and make our back patio nicer for us to actually enjoy.  Before it was a tiny strip of concrete that could basically hold our grill and that is it. We do enjoy running around in the grass playing soccer or flying kites when the weather is suitable, but after […]