EVERY year, my family and I go to a local greenhouse on the first weekend before spring. It started a long time ago and has kind of become a celebration of surviving a “midwest winter.” (It tends to drag on and on, teasing you every once in a while with a warm day, only to [...]
I wanted to share with you a tradition that my family has done over the last 10 years now. We started out of a story & tradition that our pastor shared with us. It is my most favoritist tradition and I wanted to pass along in case any one wants to try. (I am sure there are other much similar traditions out there, feel free to tweak and fit it to your own family.)
I got a lot of the things crossed off the holiday list this year, but family Christmas cards were NOT one of them. I have it on my life's bucket list to get to them one of these years, but 2017 won't be that year.
I’m sure glad I’ve driven all over heaven and earth trying to find the right hatchimal, when a Burger King crown would have been sufficient. I spent the afternoon trying to convince my littles to be good while I had 8,000 errands to run. Just when I think I’ve finished my gifts shopping I swear [...]