out of the mouths of babes

We were cleaning up after our spaghetti and meatball dinner. He mumbled “Mommy, (actually ‘maaie’ to be exact) I have something to tell you.” “Okay,” I said. “I don’t want Landis to hear,” said he. After his brother left the room he rubbed his rosy, spaghetti stained cheek up to mine and said in my […]

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This nest got a makeover

Shortly after I started my blog I was searching for fun blogs to read. I stumbled across a certain blog and instantly felt a connection. Not only was this Darcy girl a fellow homeschooler with 3 boys, she was a great writer with a unique looking blog that had one of my favorite things, a […]

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When worlds collide

I received the newest Ballard catalog today. About a year ago when I was in my design prime I got my biggest assignment to date. I was somehow entrusted with the redesign of a much loved local bakery that wanted to redefine it’s look and have a friendlier feel of a desert cafe. I already […]

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If your kids got an eyeclops for Christmas please do not look at your fingernails.Do not look at your cuticles that you put lotion on all the time.Do not look at the palm of your hand that you just washed.Do not look at your lips.Try not to look at your stretch marks.Don’t look at your […]

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It doesn’t have to be perfect to be beautiful Part 2

Last night I was watching whatever channel that is that Jon and Kate plus 8 comes on. Have you seen it? It’s a show where they show the daily life of Jon (not John) and Kate and their 2 twin 6 year olds and their 6 sextuplet 2 year olds. Needless to say it makes […]

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The Wreath…

Yes, it’s the same one. I had to post it again because one, if you clicked on the finished photo to look at it closely it was very blurry, and two, I COULD NOT stand seeing the top photo on my blog all blurry and since I don’t have another post ready ASAP I had […]

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