The Blame Game

I have discovered it is exceedingly easy to blame others for things we do or things that make us unhappy.  I mean, not you readers.  Other readers.  Of other blogs.  In other countries. Whenever something happens we don’t like, or a situation exists that makes us unhappy, we find it very easy to look to…

Just because he's too stinking cute to not post.

Serving Alongside Your Children

Saturday was a beautiful day where I live.  Warm.  Dry.  A perfect October day.  And a perfect opportunity to teach children that they matter. Thanks to a sweet couple from our church, my children, and those of several other friends of mine, had the opportunity to learn to serve others in a real and tangible…

Finished Shepherd's Pie

Shepherd’s Pie!

In looking around the internet for a Shepherd’s pie recipe, I discovered there isn’t one.  There are a blue million.  And each is as different as night and day.  About the only thing I found each recipe had in common was the mashed potatoes on top.  So I decided that I would make one based…

A Post in Which I Brag on My Husband

Yesterday I wrote a rambling/ranting little (long) post about the choices I’ve made that have resulted in my husband and I changing our paths and our dreams.  This is sort of a Part 2, my husband’s sacrifices. I met this amazing guy when he was 15.  Yes.  15.  During the course of our dating years…

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My Crazy Messy Family

I spent yesterday sitting in a hospital.  Waiting.  I’ve spent way too many days in the last year or so doing just that.  Between my mom, dad, sister and sister-in-law, I’ve seen the surgical waiting room way too many times.  It has been a rough year or two for my family. Each time I sit…