Summer is upon us and that means less blogging and more spending time outside while the weather is warm.                       Here’s to a great summer! Filled with Sunshine, evening showers & rainbows, chalk covered sidewalks & long walks to the park. I pray you find […]

Guest Blog Post!

So this is my first Guest Blog POST! I am very excited to introduce to you a dear friend. When I first met, Jana, we were teachers across the hall from each other. We were both first years and openly now admit we knew nothing about teaching. Over the years, we have gotten to know […]


A few Sundays ago, my Pastor said something that struck me. “Rid yourself of everything that doesn’t bring you Joy.” I agree. It really struck me. I decided that this was how I would measure things that come up in my life. I need to bring Joy to my household, including my kids. This is […]


Today it has been Twenty years. Twenty Years since I moved here. Twenty Years since I first had a hard time making new friends. Twenty Years since I learned that everyone wasn’t always as nice as they seemed. Twenty Years since I really realized Family always has your back.   In Twenty Years I have […]


Sometimes, I don’t have very many words to write. Sometimes, a picture is worth a thousand words.                                           (This image is from Pinterest …But I just can’t figure out the whole new way to embed photos. […]

My Friends, Momma….

Proverbs 17:17 (The Message) Friends love through all kinds of weather,     and families stick together in all kinds of trouble. Today I finally heard the words that I had been waiting to hear for a while now. “Can I go sit with my friends, Mommy?” Lil A’ and Lil E’ were sitting at a large […]

Getting lost in blog-land

Does this ever happen to you? Boy, it happens to me all the time. I am sure that my grandmother would think it silly. I should be outside or reading a book, she may say. But I guess times are changing. Reading a book is done on your iPad mini and sitting outside is done […]

Lost thoughts

There are days I have so many things I think about to tell you all. I grab my iPhone and jot it down. Fast forward 4 hours. Bed time has come and gone and I am sitting in my bed ready to write. But not ready. Instead I decide tomorrow I’ll write. That’s been the […]