This is what the good life looks like for Jane. Cody, Jane and Maurie did some backyard camping last night. I took myself out to dinner this last week. Being alone doesn't bother me, but Jane is teaching me that it is the friend sitting across from you that can make life better. Jane, in the last few days, has been teaching me about what happiness looks like. She … [Read more...] about Learning from a Social Butterfly and a Giveaway!
Archives for May 2017
The Female Brain Book Review I have just finished reading The Female Brain by Louann Brizendine, M.D. It was super interesting and enlightening. It is always nice to realize things about yourself that you didn't know. I loved to read about the many hormonal stages that women go through. I realized that I am not crazy, I am just a normal woman. =) I am grateful for the research that proves that … [Read more...] about The Female Brain Book Review
This is the basement right before we moved everything and tore the carpet out. This the the basement now, ready for beautiful flooring and fresh coats of paint on the wall! Cody finally had a day to work on the basement. Like most DIY projects, the preparation takes a lot of time. I was not a lot of help since I was sick, but I was able to be with the girls so he … [Read more...] about Basement Update
I don't want to forget this age and how cute she is when she cuddles with her blanket and me, and sucks her thumb. Behold Your Little Ones I have titled this post Behold Your Little Ones because I want to get back into the habit of closely observing and learning from my children. God has always known that it is children that are full of beauty, innocence and truth, I am am going to pay … [Read more...] about Behold Your Little Ones
Are you ready for a great gardening season? Here are the things we are working on. 1. We till our plots. 2. We cut down or pull weeds and place something to keep the weeds down. Right now we have cardboard down and we plan to put mulch on top to make it look more pretty. 3. Put in wood borders around our plots. 4. We send in our soil for testing to High Brix Gardens. They test the … [Read more...] about Garden Ready?
3 out of 5 smiling is pretty darn good. =) Dreams Come True When I was about 21 years old I was aching to get married and have a family. I was about to graduate from college with no marriage prospects, and I felt like my chance to find someone was gone. I was really sad that I had not found someone to live my life with and even more sad that I wouldn't have children anytime soon. Skip … [Read more...] about All You Need is Love