Motherhood, mothers day, Uncategorized

Mamas and strawberry lemonade

My mom is genuinely my best friend. My husband jokes about the amount of time I spend with her...but I explained to him how she's not like "most moms". How she will stand with me in the pit at a concert drinking wine and dancing or go totally natural with our similar wavy hair or… Continue reading Mamas and strawberry lemonade

gratefulness, unselfishness, letting God, morning pages, morning ritual,, mornings, Motherhood, Uncategorized

Morning Pages

I'm not a morning person by nature. I'm a two cups of coffee and maybe I'll talk to you kinda person in the morning. Some days it is three cups and a shot of espresso but whose counting... Unless I'm on vacation. Then I can't wait to wake up. I'm like a kid on Christmas… Continue reading Morning Pages

Family Life, Motherhood, soup, wintertime, Uncategorized

Instant Pot Harvest Italian Soup

GSD In the fall and winter when I ask my family for ideas for dinner I usually get back, how about soup? Nothing is as cozy as a steaming bowl of soup at the table on a cold winter night but I don't always have time. Soup in my opinion takes a little effort. When… Continue reading Instant Pot Harvest Italian Soup

Family Life, Motherhood, new year goal

Here’s to a peaceful 2019

"You keep him in perfect peace whose mind is stayed on you, because he trusts in you" Isaiah 26:3. This is the verse that helped me survive, grow and become stronger in 2018. It was a crazy year of unknowns, death, disappointments and lots of travel up and down I85. But it was also a… Continue reading Here’s to a peaceful 2019

Homeschool, Motherhood, The Creative Home, Uncategorized

A Brand New Start

August is when my oldest daughter was born. Her birthday came close to when summer vacation was over and school began  again.  The stores were already showcasing the latest backpacks and were overloaded with notebooks, pencils, colorful binders and whatever was needed to help one become prepared for that first day of school. Yesterday my… Continue reading A Brand New Start