The Magnolia Story I LOVE Joanna Gaines. I think she is lovely, classic, good and kind. She is a faithful wife, a mother of four, a gifted interior designer and a hard worker. Cody knows that I love her and her style and bought me this book for Christmas. Their book did not disappoint. Chip and Joanna's love story resonated with me and there were many times I laughed out loud because Cody … [Read more...] about Good Reads
This is a very real picture of my girls. Jane is smiling for the camera, Brooklyn is crying and looking at me to hold her, and Maurie is quietly sucking her thumb and reaching for Brookyln's hair to hold, as she always does. This, my friends, is the my life. I have written probably ten blog posts in my mind recently. I have ideas that I want to share, but then I don't have the time to go … [Read more...] about Hello!
Today the idea to bring Light to the World was to share a scripture on social media. Instead of searching for my favorite scripture, I wanted to read about Christ's birth. As I began reading in Matthew, I was quickly reminded of the other key figures during this season, Mary and Joseph. "And Jacob begat Joseph the husband of Mary, of whom was born Jesus, who is called Christ." Matthew 1:16 Mary … [Read more...] about #Light the World
"Successful marriages and families are established and maintained on principles of faith, prayer, repentance, forgiveness, respect, love, compassion, work, and wholesome recreational activities." --The Family: A Proclamation to the World I have two weeks before my oldest daughter will be done with school. I am looking forward to having my children home because I have a plan. Here are some ideas … [Read more...] about How to Make This Summer Fabulous
Brooklyn Jo Bowman is here. She was born March 7, 2016. I was terribly anxious to have her come, but she had different plans. Here is her birth story. On Sunday morning my water broke or at least I thought it had. (I thought my water had broken two weeks earlier and it hadn't.) Labor did not begin so I tried to sleep and not cry from frustration. Monday morning Cody stayed home with me and we … [Read more...] about Brooklyn Jo is Home!
Hello! Feeling pregnant! I am celebrating 38 weeks of pregnancy. I am kind of joking about celebrating...heartburn and being generally uncomfortable 24/7 is not much to celebrate, but I am very close to having a sweet new baby in the house and that is worth celebrating. We had a false alarm the other day when I was leaking two nights in a row; I was thinking that it might be my … [Read more...] about Countdown and Projects