I stayed up late last night pouring through old blog posts, searching, looking, reading, trying to remember what it was I felt when my daughter was small enough to hold between the palm of my hands and the crook of my elbow. For some reason, the memories that most often surface are the hard, long, … [Read more…]
Inspired by SouleMama It’s the little (and big) moments…
A year ago I was a very pregnant mama hoping for a baby soon born and wondering when our house on two acres was going to be finished. We thought it might be done by the time our little girl arrived but clearly that wasn’t in the picture. Two days before Thanksgiving our little one … [Read more…]
I had planned on writing this post today and saying “farewell” to Summer. Everyone, it seems, is ready for the new season. The stores are lined with pumpkins and jingle bells ring faintly in the background. The smell of cinnamon-this and chai-that waft through the air, and interestingly enough, today is the first day of … [Read more…]
Good food, good friends, decadent smore’s, an afternoon spent welcoming friends and family to our new home, and an evening spent around a crackling fire. What more could you ask for in a weekend?
1 week. 4 people. 3 meals a day. 100 dollars or less. It’s not a challenge or a resolution, it’s our real life, and I’m attempting to do it and (despite my reservations) share the results with you here. What does that even look like in an average family of four, with a wife, husband, … [Read more…]
This weekend A picnic on our land Loving butter and cornbread Enjoying the quiet Rustling of leaves Thinking of house plans Dreaming of family Present and future.
This is our new cozy corner. We needed to move the rocking chair out of our bedroom where it served as little M’s preferred method of falling asleep. Now that she’s an energetic toddler, she has other ways she likes to fall asleep. So we found a new home for our faithful rocker, an empty … [Read more…]
I am finally coming to you again, dear readers, after an absent couple of weeks. Three weeks ago we arrived back home from our trip to Walt Disney World and began to make the (not anticipated) transition back into our normal daily routine. There was much to get done, but it didn’t help that the … [Read more…]