Back from vacating…

We’re back from vacating and settling in. We came home Saturday just in time to pick up wings, rings, and salad from our favorite place in town because after 2 weeks of taking it easy who wants to come home and cook? We had a great time of doing nothing on our time away. Dave fished … Continue reading

Good morning friends!

Just a quick note, if you happen to drop by here…. I’m away! I’m unwinding, renewing and resting.  I’m taking in words, knitting along and kicking back with the kids and Dave. So until I get back you are welcome to peruse and read past blog posts…. as always! And we will catch up when … Continue reading

Learning to Live Fulfilled ~ {and a Giveaway}

Have you ever met someone on a whim and then afterward realized what a special moment you just shared? Well, I met sweet Danise Jurado this spring when we happened to be neighbors at a blog link-up. Danise has a wonderful story of forgiveness, struggle and continual work of grace as she lives out the … Continue reading

July Wrap-Up and Look Back

First off, I can’t believe it’s August. Where did summer go? I have friends with kids who are already back in school for the year and that is just not okay. We’ve finished off another month so it’s time to look back and remind ourselves of what we’ve learned, done or just plain old loved. So here we go: Our annual … Continue reading

As much as I try, I just can’t do it

“Okay, Mom, roll your tongue like this….” Concentrating hard and willing it as much as I can, I try to roll my tongue but it just won’t roll. It’s the same with winking. I try and try but I can’t get just one eye to close while keeping the other one open. It’s a family dinner … Continue reading

When our souls need to breathe

The hustle of a new morning hits me and the desire to roll over and ignore the sun is strong. But the laundry calls and the dishes I left last night are already taunting me. I pour that first cup and begin the hustle of last night’s unfinished work. Clothes are thrown into the wash, … Continue reading