Category Archives: life

Eight Months

Miriam passed the eight month mark two days ago. We are two-thirds through her first year! She is at such a fun age. We can play peek-a-boo, have ABBA dance parties, sing together, look at books, make each other laugh… … Continue reading

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A Thankful November

Has anyone else noticed people on Facebook listing something different they’re thankful for each day in November leading up to Thanksgiving? I think it’s fun. I read about a similar homey craft activity on Young House Love two years ago¬†and … Continue reading

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Welcome Abigail!

The newest member of our extended family arrived early on Saturday morning. Meet Abigail Michaela. She was so tiny!! She weighed 7 lbs., 15 oz. Was 20 inches long. Felt light as a feather when I held her. How was … Continue reading

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Starting the Week off Right

If only all Monday mornings…and all my mornings, for that matter, began more consistently with this: God’s words. Earl Grey tea. Starting the day out with this instead of extra zzzzzzzzs. And, a look out of our front door reveals … Continue reading

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Aaron turns 1!

Our nephew, Aaron, turned 1 year old on Nov. 5. My sister, Grace, planned a cute monkey-themed party to celebrate. My arduous contribution was booking my friend, Mary, to make some of her fabulously cute cookies. Aaron was his usual … Continue reading

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Surprise Visit to Charleston

Before Labor Day weekend, with only one-and-a-half-day’s notice, my brother-in-law Sam and I hatched a plan: I would fly to Charleston, S.C. to surprise my sister Rachel (affectionately known as hermanita) with a three-day visit. Sam just started medical school … Continue reading

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Wedding Week: A Few Moments from One Year Ago

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