Easter and all its trappings

Growing up, Warren and I had a very “Preacher’s Kid” type of Easter.  Some of those Sundays I remember vividly… mostly they run together. I know that we always had a sunrise service… Continue reading

In case you missed it on facebook…

We are indeed having a boy… This is bringing about some mixed emotions. Don’t get me wrong – I stand firmly in the camp of “any baby is a blessing”. I was just… Continue reading

I hate cleaning…

I do… I hate to clean.  This is nothing new; just ask my daddy. I have no memory of cleaning up as a child, but somewhere along the time middle school rolled around… Continue reading

Neglecting the second child already…

Ella was a complete surprise.  In March 2008, I had “puffed” up a little and Jeff had started jokingly talking to my belly.  BUT I was on birth control, so I wasn’t worried… Continue reading

All About Me…

So, my dear sister, Kristen, has been nagging lovingly encouraging me to start blogging again. This got me thinking about why I don’t blog consistently.  Interestingly enough, the time of my life where… Continue reading

Blessings…

My status on Facebook today: November 30, 2011 – Today I am thankful that I have such an incredibly “comfortable” life. Leaving the gas station today, there was a woman (pretty young) with… Continue reading

If I’d Only Known…

My beautiful sister-in-law Kristen suggested that I blog about Ella being two so that she’d know what to expect with J.J. (he turns 2 at the end of this month).  I’ve spent several days… Continue reading

NEW TWILIGHT TRAILER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

So freaking excited!

Contemplation, Contentment, and Closure

Today is April 21, 2011.  Tomorrow, April 22, 2011 would have been my friend Amanda’s 36th birthday. Tuesday night, April 19, I spent three hours at Adrian’s house going through and sorting Amanda’s… Continue reading

Melancholy…

mel·an·chol·y/ˈmelənˌkälē/   Adjective: Sad, gloomy, or depressed. I’ve been feeling melancholy lately… I’m not able to put my finger on exactly what it causing it. It may have something to do with the music… Continue reading