You know that I love routines! I couldn't resist developing something new for this summer! This summer's routine is mostly a plan for things I'd like to accomplish and do this season, it includes things like establishing a chore chart and going on some fun outings. Although I want our summer to be pretty free … Continue reading Our Summer Plans: Part One
I'm starting a new series of posts, which I'm calling 'life lately'. It will kind of be a catch-all for any of the things going on in our lives that don't get their own post like miscellaneous photos and general life updates. So here are some things that have been making up our life lately. … Continue reading Life lately
This has been a good reading month for me. I read 3 books and listened to 4 audio books. Present Over Perfect by Shauna Niequist Loved it. Loved it so much I wish that I owned a copy. I really like the way she writes, its so personable. I did relate to some chapters of this … Continue reading April Reads
We spent Easter this year in southern Alberta with Johns family. We packed in a rush, so it was a little stressful to get us all out the door this time. And rushing-out-the-door stress brings out the mean mommy in me. Lesson learned: pack in advance! The kids mostly watched movies and looked at books … Continue reading A little bit about our Easter weekend
Kids do say the darndest things! Welcome to the second installment in this series. You can read the previous one here. "I'm gonna go read my scriptures!" -pretends to be holding a book in his hands- "A madn dies. And Jesus put him in a bed. And then... Jesus died for 20 days and 20 … Continue reading Funny things my kid says
A while ago I posted our favorite board books, and today I'm finally getting around to sharing our favorite picture books. This list is by no means exhaustive, and we're constantly discovering new books and cycling through favorites, but these are a few that have stuck. Here are two things you should know about my taste in … Continue reading Our Favorite Picture Books
I love New Year's because I love the idea of a fresh start, a whole year full of possibility. And I'm a very goal oriented person, so I start getting excited about and thinking about what my goals will be like a month in advance. I love reflecting on the previous year, what worked and … Continue reading 2017: Delight
I've always liked the idea of a blog as a way to share bits of your life with friends and family, as a way to record the moments and memories of life, and as a sort of public journal. I've been hesitant to start one in the past because I've thought, "Who on earth wants … Continue reading Welcome!