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!
So, in honor of Valentines Day this week I wanted to share a few fun ways to help you celebrate. The first is a list of 100 Funny and Random Questions to Ask Your Husband. (The title is a link to the questions.) Cody and I have been using this as a way to start interesting conversations on our dates. I answer them too because it is fun...and he should want to know my answer too. =) I have … [Read more...] about Valentines Tradition and Game
Kids are rough on nice things, but that does not mean you need to wait to make your home beautiful and inviting until the kids are older. It will take some forethought, but it is worth it. Here are some practical tips. 1. Durable Is your furniture durable? However careful you are about teaching your kids that furniture is not their personal play gym, it is likely that the kids will get a few … [Read more...] about Five Tips for Family-friendly Decorating
"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